College of Humanities and Social Sciences


The English faculty at Mason pursues a wide range of research topics:

  • British Romantic poetry and literary celebrity
  • Arab feminist novelists in the West
  • Masculinity and African American literature
  • Translation and science in 17th century England
  • Eminem and the politics of hip-hop
  • Digital culture and writing communities
  • The politics of recovered memory
  • Public rhetoric and the South African Truth Commission
  • The origins of children's literature in 18th and 19th c. Britain

Faculty Books



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