Profile for David Hart

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Specialty area(s)

Postcolonial Studies, Caribbean literature and culture, World Literatures, Cultural Studies, folklore, various British and American Lit, globalization and literature.


Ph.D. in English, Cultural Studies, University of Florida
M.A. in English, Literary Theory and Cultural Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
M.A. in English, Angelo State University
Secondary Teacher Certification in English, University of Texas - Austin
B.B.A. in Management, University of North Texas

Teaching history

ENG 110 College Writing

ENG 200 Literature and Human Experience ("Caribbean Literature")

ENG 204 British Literature of the 19th & 20th Centuries

ENG 220 Women and Popular Culture

ENG 301 Foundations for Literary Studies

ENG 311 Critical Theory

ENG 357 World Literature

ENG 368 British Literature after 1900

ENG 469 Postcolonial Literature

ENG 481 Seminar in Literature and Culture ("Globalization and Literature")

ENG 484 Literature Capstone

Research and publishing

"Still Not Quite There." (poem) Steam Ticket: A Third Coast Review. 22 (Spring 2019): 51.

"The Globalectics of Nationalism in CLR James' and Michelle Cliff's Writing." Postcolonial Text. 12.2 (Dec 2017): 1-18.

"What is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature by Pheng Cheah" Book Review. Postcolonial Text. 11.3 (Oct 2016): 1-4.

"Hummingbirds in a Box: The Human Nature of Etzler's Ecotopia." Dialog: A Bi-Annual Interdisciplinary Journal. 27 (Spring 2015): 35-50. [Published Spring 2016]

Making a Mockery of Mimicry: Salman Rushdie’s Shame.” Contemporary Literary Criticism. Vol 382. Edited by Lawrence J Trudeau. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Publishing, 2015. [Rpt from Postcolonial Text 4.4.]

"The Last Warner Woman by Kei Miller." Book Review. Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters 37.5 (Fall 2014): 1263-65. [Jan 2015]

Making a Mockery of Mimicry: Salman Rushdie’s Shame.” Postcolonial Text 4.4 (2008): 1-22. [Fall 2009]

"Anonymous" and  "Stutter Step." Empty Shoes: Poems on the Hungry and the Homeless.  Patrick T. Randolph, ed. Popcorn Press, 2009.

Louise Bennett,” “Linton Kwesi Johnson,” “Mervyn Morris,” “Mutabaruka,” “Mikey Smith,” and “West Indies Federation” in Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, History. ABC-CLIO (2008)

On Behalf of Harry/Harriet: Teaching Michelle Cliff’s No Telephone to Heaven.Radical Teacher 80 (2008)

Caribbean Chronotopes: From Exile to AgencyAnthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 2.2 (2004)

"Erosion, Noise and Hurricanes: A Review of Kamau Brathwaite's A History of the Voice: The Development of Anglophone Caribbean Poetry" Revista Mexicana del Caribe 6.12 (2001)