Senior Lecturer, Humanities
BA English, Bates College
MA English, Boston University
PhD English, Boston University
Film; nineteenth-century American literature and the ancient Greeks; ethics
Religion and literature; nineteenth-century American literature, particularly Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Lost in the Vortex: the Problem of Genius in the Fiction of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Louisa May Alcott.” Book chapter in the anthology Critical Insights: Louisa May Alcott. Salem Press, 2016.
Framing Films: Critical Perspectives on Film History. Kendall Hunt, 2009, served as a Contributing Editor.
“The Order of Rage: Epistemology and the Need for Knowledge in Paul Schrader’s Affliction” published in Film and Knowledge: Essays on the Integration of Images and Ideas, ed. Kevin Stoehr, McFarland and Company, 2002.
“Of Sacred Art and the Artist: Henry James’s ‘The Altar of the Dead'” published in Christianity and Literature, Vol. 51, no. 2 (2002); republished in Short Story Criticism, Vol. 108, 2008.
“Righteous Anger, Silent Communion: War and Peace in the Poetry of Wendell Berry” published in Making Peace in Our Time: Proceedings of the Northeast Regional Conference of Christianity and Literature, Regis College, 2008.
Christopher Fahy has published 20 poems in various literary journals, including:
- “Chartres Cathedral” in The Penwood Review, Fall 2017.
- “Anonymous: Augustine’s Mistress” published in The Penwood Review, Vol. 16, Summer 2013.
- “The Massacre of the Innocents” published in Windhover, a Journal of Christian Literature, Vol. 15, January 2011.
- “Pas de Deus” and “Locusts and Wild Honey” published in Windhover, A Journal of Christian Literature, Vol. 14, January 2010.
- “Fireboats” in The Penwood Review, a poetry publication for writers of faith, Vol. 14.2, Fall 2010.
- “Deborah, Milton’s Daughter,” in Poem, Number 104, Nov. 2010).
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Film Lovers and Philosophy Society (co-advisor), 2001-present.
Faith and Film Festival Committee, 2001-2003, 2005.