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Chuck Caruso, Ph.D.

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Department of English
jcaruso@marylhurst.edu

Education

Ph.D., University of Washington
MA, California State University, Chico
BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Classes Taught

Genre Writing: Short Stories
Genre Fiction: Novels
Survey of American Literature: Origins to Present
Native American Literature and Culture
Introduction to Cultural Studies
Introduction to Literary Genres
Colonial & Post-Colonial Literature
Science Fiction
Video Game Theory

Awards
Excellence in Academic Service & Teaching, Marylhurst University (2013)

About

A 19th-century Americanist and textual scholar with expertise in psychoanalytic theory, Chuck Caruso currently engages in academic explorations of the gothic, SF, detective fiction and video games. As a writer of dark fiction, his crime, horror and western noir have been published in a wide variety of print and online venues. Most recently, he's had stories mentioned on NPR's All Things Considered and included in an Otto Penzler anthology. His scholarly monograph, The Poetics of Haunting and the Haunting of Poetics: Author and Reader as Uncanny Doubles in the Work of Edgar Allan Poe, will be published next year.

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February 02, 2015

Why Did so Many Succumb to the Siren Song of Nazism?

Professor Brian Els, Department of History at University of Portland will speak about how Anthony Doerr’s novel, All the Light We Cannot See, tou...

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February 21, 2015

Undergraduate Information Session

Learn about bachelor's degree programs, financing your education, earning college credit for life learning, and your career options. Take a campus ...

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February 24, 2015

Marylhurst Reading Series: Darcie Dennigan

Poet Darcie Dennigan will read from her most recent book of poems Madame X (Canarium Books, 2012). Dennigan's first collection of poems, Corinna A-...

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