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Lobdell, Nicole, PhD - Faculty Bio

Lobdell, Nicole, PhD




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English, Asbury, Room 12
Greencastle, IN


Assistant Professor of English

Nicole Lobdell is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English in 19th-century British Literature. Previously, she was a Marion L. Brittain Fellow in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA.

Her research and teaching intersts include British Romantic and Victorian literature, material culture, visual culture, science fiction, digital humanities, 19th-century technology and science, and feminist theory.

She has edited special issues of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies (July 2015) and Nineteenth-Century Contexts (December 2015), and published on Margaret Fuller's Woman in the Nineteenth Century, Mary Shelley's short stories, and musical adaptations of William Blake's poetry through the sounds of blues, soul, and Appalachian bluegrass music.

Currently, she is working on a special issue of Science Fiction Studies for the bicentennial of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818-2018). Her longer projects include a new critical edition of H. G. Wells's The Invisible Man (forthcoming from Broadview Press in July 2018) and a book on hoarding in nineteenth-century literature and culture entitled Victorian Stuff: A History of Hoarding.

Fall 2018 Courses:

ENG 151: Reading Literature: Fiction, Drama, and Poetry (click here for course description)

ENG 255: Tps: "Dead Bodies in Literature, or The Corpse in the Corpus" (click here for course description)

ENG 281: British Writers I: A survey of British literature from 680 CE to 1780 CE (click here for course descrption)

Spring 2019 Courses:

ENG 191: Reading Literature: Science, Technology, and Nature

ENG 255: Tps: TBA

ENG 282: British Writers II (1780 to Present)