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Sarah Marsh Sr Professorial Lecturer Critical RGC Studies

MFA, Poetry - University of Pittsburgh (2006);
MA, Literature - UNC-Chapel Hill (2008);
PhD, Literature - UNC-Chapel Hill (2013)

Favorite Spot on Campus
In the (actual) classroom.
Book Currently Reading
Sarah Marsh is appointed jointly in AU's Department of Literature and Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies, where she teaches courses in eighteenth-century literature and culture. In support of her book project, Novel Constitutions: Bodies of Law and Fictions of Race, 1688-1818, Dr. Marsh was a 2020 Penick Fellow at the Smithsonian Institute Libraries in Washington, DC. Her curriculum development in the liberal arts is currently supported by a Cornerstone grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Teagle Foundation.
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Fall 2021

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: The Examined Life

  • WGSS-319 Imagined Bodies

Spring 2022

  • CRGC-360 Knowledge/Power: Theory/Method

  • LIT-683 Technological Imaginations