Andrea Wolfe
Andrea Wolfe
Assistant Teaching Professor of English
Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8529

Room:RB 241


Andrea Powell Wolfe specializes in twentieth-century American literature and teaches courses in literature, composition, and Honors humanities. 

Professional Experience

Assistant Teaching Professor of English

2011-present 

Education

PhD in American Literature

Ball State University, 2010

MA in Literature

Ball State University, 2004

BA in English

Ball State University, 2002

Publications 

Black Mothers and the Nation: The Narrative Positioning of the Black Maternal Body from the Civil War through the Present. Lexington Books, 2020.

 

“The Southern Belle’s Black Half-Sister as National Mother Figure in Alice Randall’s The Wind Done Gone.” Interactions 29:1-2 (2020): 157-72.

 

“The Narrative Power of the Black Maternal Body: Resisting and Exceeding Visual Economies of Discipline in Margaret Walker’s Jubilee.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory 20.4 (2018): 409-28.

 

"The Subordination of Embodied Power: Sentimental Representations of the Black Maternal Body in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin." the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north 8.4 (2016):85-113.

 

“Refiguring La Malinche: Female ‘Betrayal’ as Cultural Negotiation in the Short Stories of María Cristina Mena." Label Me Latina/o 3.1 (2013): no pagination.

 

“The Subversive Potential of the Abjected Black Maternal Body in Lillian Smith’s Strange Fruit.” Flannery O’Connor Review 8 (2010).

 

“Queering Texas: Interview with Del Shores.” The Southern Quarterly 47.1 (2009): 104-20.

 

“Chasing the ‘Coloured Phantom’: Gender Performance as Revealing and Concealing Modernist Ideology in Millay's Sonnets.” Journal of American Culture 32.2 (2009): 155-64.

 

“Double-Voicedness in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: ‘Loud Talking’ to a Northern Black Readership.” American Transcendental Quarterly 22.3 (2008): 517-25.

 

“(Re)visioning the Cinderella Myth: Sylvia Plath’s Bee Poems.” Interactions 17.2 (2008): 111-23.

 

“Problematizing Polygyny in Achebe’s Historical Novels: The Role of the Western Feminist Scholar.” Research in African Literatures 39.1 (2008): 166-84. Rpt. in Things Fall Apart—Chinua Achebe (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations). Ed. Harold Bloom.  New York: Chelsea House Publications, 2009. (listed under Andrea Powell)

 

“Jane and Bertha in Polly Teale's Jane Eyre.” Journal of Drama Studies 2.1 (2008): 34-41.

 

“Living the Legacy of the Southern Belle: Ellen Gilchrist's Rhoda in ‘1957, a Romance.’” The Ellen Glasgow Journal of Southern Women Writers 1.2 (2008): 1-18.

 

“’The last . . . thing one needed to know’: Kristeva’s ‘Herethics’ in Evelyn Scott’s The Narrow House and Escapade.” Journal of Modern Literature 29.3 (2006): 78-102.

 

“The Shaping of the New Woman in The Rise of Silas Lapham.MP: An Online Feminist Journal 1.1 (2004): no pagination.

 

“Bradstreet vs. Taylor: Acceptable Expressions of Grief in a Puritan Society.” New Contemplative Review: Journal of Spirituality Studies 1.1 (2004): no pagination.


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Reading Literature 206 1 1100 - 1150 M W F RB, room 121