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Literary Arts Committee

Joanna Scott

Scott, Joanna

Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English
Director for Literary Arts Programs | (585) 275-2784
404C Morey Hall

Interests: Modern and contemporary fiction; the art of imaginative writing

Matthew Baileyshea

BaileyShea, Matthew

  • Associate Professor of Music, College Department of Music, University of Rochester
    Associate Professor of Music Theory, Eastman School of Music
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Givens, John

  • Associate Professor of Russian
  • Chair, the Department of Modern Languages and CulturesHead, the Russian Program

Interests: Russian language and literature; Russian film; translation

Kenneth Gross

Gross, Kenneth

  • Alan F. Hilfiker Distinguished Professor of English

Interests: Shakespeare; lyric poetry; Renaissance literature; romance

Rosemary Kegl

Kegl, Rosemary

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair of the Department, English

Interests: Shakespeare and English Renaissance drama; early modern literature and culture; literary theory; gender studies

James Longenbach

Longenbach, James

  • Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English

Interests: Modernism; poetry; creative writing

Allen Orr

Orr, H. Allen

  • University Professor
  • Shirley Cox Kearns Professor


Interests: Genetics of speciation in Drosophila; Genetics and theory of adaptation; Population genetics

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Post, Chad

  • Director, Open Letter Press
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Prendergast, Ryan

  • Associate Professor of Spanish

Interests: Representations of identity and difference in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and Spanish America

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Rossen-Knill, Deborah, MFA, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program Director
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Rubin, Joan S.

  • Dexter Perkins Professor in History

Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Cultural and Intellectual History; The History of the Book

Stephen Schottenfeld

Schottenfeld, Stephen

  • Associate Professor of English

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature; fiction writing; playwriting; screenwriting