Robert Canter

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

Research Interests

     

    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.