Wendy Laura Belcher's Teaching

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Literature Courses

Assistant Professor, Princeton University

fall 2012-spring 2013: on research leave

Term: spring 2012

Model Memoirs: The Life Stories of International Fashion Models

Graduate Seminar: Debates in Literary Studies

Term: fall 2011

Growing Up Global: Novels and Memoirs of Transnational Childhoods

Introduction to African Literature and Film

fall 2010-spring 2011: on research leave

Term: spring 2010

Model Memoirs: The Life Stories of International Fashion Models

Term: fall 2009

Growing Up Global: Novels and Memoirs of Transnational Childhoods

Queen of Sheba in the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Traditions

Term: spring 2009

Masterpieces of African Literature

Term: fall 2008

Growing Up Global: Novels and Memoirs of Transnational Childhoods

Africa in the African American Literary Imagination

Fields of Teaching Interest

African literature: modern, early modern, and ancient literatures in African languages; twentieth-century Anglophone and Francophone African literature

Eighteenth-century English literature, with a focus on race and gender, imperialism, orientalism, travel, and censorship in novels, drama, essays, and sermons.

Postcolonial literature, with a focus on resistance, postmodernism, cultural studies, travel, theory, or exile in African and South Asian novels, autobiography, periodicals, and film.

Twentieth-century English literature, including post-war British drama, modern lyric poetry, African American and Latino novels, women’s intellectual autobiography.

Academic Writing Courses

See Workshops.