David W. Newton, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Phone: 678-839-4877 | Fax: 678-839-4849
Office: Technology Learning Center 2-225
Hours: Fall Semester 2014
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- B.A., English, The College of Charleston, 1983
- M.Div., Historical Theology, The Candler School of Theology, 1988
- Ph.D., Linguistics, Emory University, 1993
My professional interests are in the areas of historical and applied linguistics and in nineteenth-century American literature. My research and publications have focused primarily on nineteenth-century American language and culture. I teach courses in linguistics (History of the English Language, American English Dialects, and English Grammar), and Nineteenth Century American Literature.
Introduction to English Linguistics; History of the English Language; American English Dialects; English Grammar; Literary Theory; Research and Methods; Edgar Allan Poe; Native American Literature; Southern Literature; American Romanticism; Nineteenth-Century American Poetry; Nineteenth-Century American Popular Fiction; American Captivity Narratives; Narratives of Discovery, Exploration, and Encounter