Courtney Hoffman
Courtney A. Hoffman is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Director of the Writing and Communication Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on 18th-century correspondence, both fictional and real, particularly between women, and considers representations of affective relationships between letter-writers over time. Her recent essays have appeared in the collections The Cinematic Eighteenth Century (2017) and Global Frankenstein (2018). She is currently working on a book project that explores interactions between temporality and affect in the exchange of letters in 18th-century epistolary fiction, and is conducting research to trace literary networks in correspondence between women in 18th-century Scotland.

Multimodal English Class: Elements of Eighteenth-Century Science

When asked if I would incorporate the Periodic Table into my classes as part of an institute-wide celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table, I eagerly undertook the challenge of designing an ENGL 1102 course considering 18th-century rhetorics of science for Summer 2019. I also decided to include… Continue reading