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Julianne Smith
Associate Professor of English

Division: Humanities/Teacher Education Division
Office: Cultural Arts Center (CAC) 208
Phone: (310) 506-4625
E-mail: julianne.smith@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Texas Christian University, 1999
  • M.A., Abilene Christian University, 1985
  • B.A., Abilene Christian University, 1981
Courses:
  • Victorian Novel
  • Victorian Poetry
  • Modern Drama
  • Poetry & Poetics
  • Arthurian Literature
  • World Literature
  • Survey of British Literature
  • Research & Writing in the English Major
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Modern Language Association
  • Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric
  • Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
  • Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Innovative Teaching Award, Center for Teaching & Learning, Pepperdine University, 2004
  • Dean's Research Grant, Pepperdine University, 2004-2005
  • Dean's Research Grant, Pepperdine University, 2003-2004
Academic Interests:
  • 19th-Century Religious & Visual Rhetoric
  • Gender & Religion
  • Representation in Victorian Art
  • Victorian Theatre
  • Victorian Women Writers
Selected Works:
  • "Victorian Drama in the 1850s and the Transformation of Literary Consciousness." Victorian Transformations. Ed. Bianca Tredennick. Farnham, U.K.: Ashgate, (forthcoming).
  • "John Maddison Morton." Dictionary of Literary Biography: Nineteenth-Century British Dramatists. Vol. 344. Ed. Angela Courtney. Detroit: Gale, 2009. 250-60.
  • "A Victorian Study Abroad Course for Undergraduates." Victorian Review 34.2 (2008): 63-69.
  • "Victorian Drama and Undergraduate Periodical Research." Victorian Periodicals Review 39.4 (Winter 2006): 357-364.
  • "Private Practice: Thomas De Quincey, Margaret Oliphant and the Construction of Women's Rhetoric in the Victorian Periodical Press," Rhetoric Review 23.1 (2004): 40-56.
  • "A Noble Type of Good Heroic Womanhood": The Popular Rhetoric of Florence Nightingale's Enshrinement. Nineteenth-Century Prose 26 (Spring 1999): 59-80.