Amanda Golden

About Amanda Golden

Amanda Golden received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Poetics from Emory University's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. This fall she is teaching an English 1101, "Apple and Microsoft: 1975 to the Present," a multimodal communication course examining such topics and themes as hardware, software, engineering, aesthetics, narrative, innovation, competition, global marketing, web presence, and the workplace. Her research interests include twentieth century poetry, transnational modernism, literary archives, and the digital humanities. She is completing the book manuscript Annotating Modernism: The Reading and Teaching Strategies of Sylvia Plath, John Berryman, and Anne Sexton and is the Book Review Editor of Woolf Studies Annual. She has published or has forthcoming essays in Plath Profiles: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sylvia Plath Studies, The Ted Hughes Society Journal, and Contradictory Woolf: Selected Papers from the Twenty-First Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf.

Amanda Golden’s spring 1102 course, African American Literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the Digital Present

My spring English 1102 course, “African American Literature from the Harlem Renaissance to the Digital Present,” will address the range and variety of African American literature beginning with the poetry and fiction of the Harlem Renaissance. The writers we will read include Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Claude MacKay, Jean Toomer,… Continue reading

Untouchable E-Books: Mulk Raj Anand, Modernism, and Technology

My English 1102 “Modernism: Technology and Communication” course last spring asked how people around the world communicated before the internet. Starting with the advent of the telegraph, we addressed written, oral, visual, electronic, and nonverbal forms of communication through the nineteen thirties. We began the course with Tom Standage’s The… Continue reading