E. Thomas Finan
Lecturer of Humanities
BA Literature and Philosophy, Boston University
PhD Literature and Philosophy, Boston University
Teaching interests: Classical literature and philosophy, the epic, American literature from the Puritans to the present, Renaissance art and literature, transnational Romanticism, literary/cultural Modernism, and lyric poetry
Research interests: Narratives of the real in American literature, American intellectual history, connections between philosophy and literature
The Other Side Stories. Fieldnor Press, 2010.
“‘The Lords of Life’: Fractals, Recursivity, and ‘Experience’.” Philosophy & Rhetoric (forthcoming early 2012).
“Reflection and Tradition: Some Humanistic Observations on Reforming K-12 English Education,” Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Denver; October 2009.
“Visions and Re-Visions: The Whole and the Part in Editing Dickinson and Whitman,” Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Philadelphia; October 2008.
“Emily Dickinson and the Captivity of Consciousness,” American Literature Association, Boston; May 2007.
Other professional activity and/or awards:
Editorial Board, IMPACT: The Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning, 2011.