Robert Canter

Robert Canter, Senior Instructor

Robert Canter, Senior Instructor
Robert Canter, Senior Instructor

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

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

  • American Literature (all periods)
  • 20th Century Literature
  • Literary Theory & Teaching Praxis
  • Film
  • The Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Composition
  • Technical Writing
  • B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1984
  • M.A. University of Virginia, 1986
  • Peer Advisor
  • Professional Editor (Academic and Scientific Journals, Textbooks, Projects, and Documents)
  • Favorite Faculty


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

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Elements of Argument, 6th Edition

  • 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

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