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Dr. Elizabeth Alsop

Dr. Elizabeth Alsop

Assistant Professor

Office:  Cherry Hall 117
Phone:  270-745-5726


ENG 100: Introduction to College-Level Writing

ENG 200: Introduction to Literature

ENG 299: Introduction to English Studies

ENG 382: Survey of British Literature II

ENG 385: Survey of World Literature

ENG 365: Film Adaptation

FILM 369: Introduction to World Cinema

FILM 465: Film Genres

FILM 469: Special Topics in World Cinema (Italian Cinema)

Research Interests

20th-century British and American literature, the modernist novel, narrative theory, film and television studies, postwar Italian cinema, popular culture 


Elizabeth Alsop received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the City University of New York Graduate Center, where she also earned a certificate in Film Studies. She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Brown University.  Her work has appeared in College Literature, The Velvet Light Trap, Adaptation, and the Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and she has also written essays on film, television, and popular culture for The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Her current book project examines the evolving function of dialogue within the Anglo-American modernist novel.   


Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center, 2012

B.A. in Comparative Literature, Brown University, 2001

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