Robert Canter

Robert Canter

Senior Instructor

Office

219 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner St. NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-6749

Email

Department Membership

English

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Expertise

  • American Literature (all periods)
  • 20th Century Literature
  • Literary Theory & Teaching Praxis
  • Film
  • The Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Composition
  • Technical Writing

Professional Activities

  • Peer Advisor
  • Professional Editor (Academic and Scientific Journals, Textbooks, Projects, and Documents)

Education

  • B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1984
  • M.A. University of Virginia, 1986

 

Selected Publications

Books

“The Truth Shall Make You Freire,” Philosophy and Literature, October, 1995, Vol. 19, No. 2. 

Edited Books

Elements of Argument, 6th Edition

Presentations

National and regional conference presentations on American Literature, history and film, literary theory, teaching praxis, pedagogy and politics

Department presentations on teaching theory and praxis, using music and film in literature and composition classrooms

Awards and Honors

Favorite Faculty

Additional Information

Numerous national conference presentations on teaching, literary theory, film and history.  Currently developing a reader and rhetoric on empathy in/as literature.