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Susan D. Fraiman

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
210 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Columbia, 1988
M.A. Columbia, 1981
B.A. Princeton, 1978
ENLT 2552: Women in Literature
Credits: 3
Analyzes the representations of women in literature as well as literary texts by women writers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 2592: Women in Literature
Credits: 3
Analyzes the representations of women in literature as well as literary texts by women writers. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENMC 4500: Advanced Studies in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCR 4500: Advanced Studies in Literary Criticism
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4560: Seminar in Modern and Contemporary Literature
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. Topics vary from year to year. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4580: Seminar in Literary Criticism
Credits: 3
Limited enrollment. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENCW 4993: Independent Project in Creative Writing
Credits: 3
For the student who wants to work on a creative writing project under the direction of a faculty member. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
ENCR 8670: Feminist Theory
Credits: 3
An introduction to American feminist theory its major concerns, historical development, array of methodologies, and formative debates. Divergent theoretical and critical texts on gender/sexuality are juxtaposed with primary materials ranging from early novels to contemporary movies. Likely topics include queer theory, transnational feminism, feminist cultural studies, the gendering of race, and feminist approaches to film. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8830: Feminist Theory
Credits: 3
An introduction to American feminist theory its major concerns, historical development, array of methodologies, and formative debates. Divergent theoretical and critical texts on gender/sexuality are juxtaposed with primary materials ranging from early novels to contemporary movies. Likely topics include queer theory, transnational feminism, feminist cultural studies, the gendering of race, and feminist approaches to film. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
  • Associate Editor, New Literary History: A Journal of Theory and Interpretation.
  • Advisory Editor, Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts & Letters
  • Executive Council of the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature, 2000-2004
  • Sesquicentennial Fellow, UVa Center for Advanced Studies, 2009-2010, 2000-2001, 1996-1997
  • Florence Howe Award for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship (Modern Language Association), 1993
  • Fulbright Fellow, 1978-1979