Joseph Farmer

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Dr Joseph Farmer

farmer08@nsuok.edu

  • Assistant Professor
    English

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Woods House WH 2
    (918) 444-3625

Bio

Joseph A. Farmer grew up along the Arkansas/Louisiana line. He earned his Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Mississippi, where he was influenced by the interdisciplinary Center for Southern Studies and its concerns with nation, region, race, space, place, class, and the body in Southern literary and cultural texts. He is assistant professor at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in the foothills of the Arkansas Ozarks.

Education:

  • Ph D,American Literature,The University of Mississippi,,2017
  • BA,English,The University of Arkansas at Monticello,,2003
Research interests include Southern womens writing, African-American literature, and Southern memoir and autobiography.
20th Century American authors, including William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy, African-American Lit, Women's Literature. Surveys in Southern and American literature.

Intellectual Content:

  • Et in Ozarkadia Ego: The Novels of Donald Harington (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Discovery, Accepted, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2021
  • "Literature of the Ozarks" (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Discovery, Submitted, ,

Presentations:

  • The Tacky South (Roundtable, canceled due to COVID-19) - "Beyond Borders, Bars, and Binaries: Rethinking 'South' in an Age of Crisis" - Fayetteville, Arkansas - April 2020
  • Escape Velocity: Two Arkansas Writers - Visions Conference (canceled due to COVID-19) - - March 2020

Courses Taught:

  • SEMINAR IN ENGLISH STUDIES II - ENGL 5643 - Summer 2020
  • AMERICAN LITERATURE I - ENGL 3773 - Spring 2020
  • WOMEN WRITERS - ENGL 5423 - Fall 2019
  • SPECIAL TOPICS SEMINAR - WGS 4003 - Fall 2019
  • LITERATURE & AMERICAN SOCIETY - AMST 5843 - Summer 2019
  • MAJOR AMERICAN WRITERS - ENGL 5613 - Spring 2019
  • STUDIES IN LITER-INDIV AUTHORS - ENGL 4693 - Spring 2019
  • AMERICAN LITERATURE II - ENGL 3883 - Fall 2018
  • FRESHMAN COMPOSITION I - ENGL 1113 - Fall 2014
  • FRESHMAN COMPOSITION II - ENGL 1213 - Fall 2013