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John D. Kalb                       
Associate Professor
Department of English                                               
Fulton School of Liberal Arts
Salisbury University
Salisbury, Maryland 21801

Office: 350 Holloway Hall
Telephone:
410-543-6049
Fax:
410-548-2142
Email: jdkalb@salisbury.edu

Education 
bullet Ph.D. in English: Michigan State University, 1989
bullet M.A. in English: Michigan State University, 1985
bullet B.S. in Ed.: Central Michigan University, 1983

Dissertation "Articulated Selves: The Attainment of Identity and Personal Voice through Language and Story-Telling in Works by Twentieth Century American Authors"

Areas of Interest 
bulletNative American Literature
bullet Ethnic American Literature
bullet Contemporary American Literature

Fall 2017 COURSES

bullet ENGL 389/HONR 311 Topics in Native American Literature: Native American Lit & Art

RECENT COURSES and Sample syllabi 
bullet ENGL 370 Latina/o Literature
bullet ENGL 371 Topics in Latina/o Literature: Contemporary Fiction
bullet ENGL 384 Native American Literature
bullet ENGL 385 Ethnic Literature in America
bullet ENGL 389/HONR 311 Topics in Native American Literature: Native American Lit & Art
bullet ENGL 389 Topics in Native American Literature: Louise Erdrich & Sherman Alexie
bullet ENGL 389 Topics in Native American Literature: New & Emerging Writers
bullet ENGL 4/588 Contemporary Trends in American Literature
bullet ENGL 510 Seminar in Literature: Native American Literature

RECENT Conference Papers 
bullet"Ignatia Thunder's Last Story in Louise Erdrich's LaRose"
bullet"Letting 'em in: Planets Don't Collide When Lewis Opens the Door in Gansworth's If I Ever Get Out of Here"
bullet"The Dark Humor and Satire of Thomas King's Short Fiction"
bullet"'The Truth' about Truth & Bright Water: Thomas King's Restoration of Indians into the Contemporary Landscape"
bullet"Native American Literature in the Multi-Ethnic Literature Course: A Defense"
bullet“How Useful and User-Friendly Is Treuer’s ‘User Manual’?”
bullet “So Say the Sisters: New Voices in Sister Nations
bullet “Relocation and Dislocation in David Treuer’s Novel The Hiawatha
bullet “Home Improvement and Power Tools: The Surrounded and The Things to Make Life Easy”
bullet “Sherman Alexie’s Unsolved Mystery in Indian Killers : Whodunit? Who Didn’t?"
bullet ”Silko, Hogan, and the Loss of the Landscape"
bullet "Counting Coup: James Welch and American Myths"

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