Dr. Johnson's primary research interests include American musical theatre, Tennessee Williams, and acting pedagogy, and his scholarship has appeared in such publications as Theatre Journal, Theatre History Studies, and The Grove Dictionary of American Music.
Rieger teaches composition, British literature, and world literature. Her essays addressing issues of gender, reading, and spectatorship in Victorian literature have appeared in Victorian Culture and Nineteenth-Century Feminisms.
Dr. Riley Brown earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and her B.A. from the University of Arkansas. Her scholarly expertise is in American literature before 1900, U.S. women's writing, and the history of race in the United States. In addition to teaching early and nineteenth-century American texts, Dr. Riley Brown also teaches literature of the American South. She is the co-editor of the anthology Liberty's Captives: Narratives of Confinement in the Print Culture of the Early Republic (2006) from the University of Georgia Press, a collection of critically-introduced first-person narratives that contributed to the formation and articulation of national identity. Professor Riley Brown is the chair of the Department of English.
Dr. Sullivan teaches college writing I and II, Western classics, and American classics.
Dates: Apr 22
Location: Walker Recital Hall
Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014
Location: Taylor Little Theatre
Dates: Apr 26
Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center
2013 Lumen unveiling