Sean Scanlan


Office:
» Namm Hall 520 (N-520)


Office Hours:
» Fall 2014:
   Mon: 11:30 – 12:30
   Wed: 4:00 – 5:00


Phone:
» 718.260.5123


E-mail:
» sscanlan
   @citytech.cuny.edu


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Sean Scanlan, Assistant Professor

Degrees:

  • B.A., Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.A., English, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Ph.D., English, University of Iowa

Professional Bio:

Sean joined the City Tech English Department in 2010. Prior to arriving in Brooklyn, he lived in Iowa City, Iowa and taught English at the University of Iowa and Kirkwood Community College. Sean enjoys reading, story-telling, painting, trail running, tennis, cycling, and Nordic skiing. Since moving to New York, he has become a student of New York City, especially the Brooklyn waterfront and urban art. He lives with his family in Park Slope.

Academic Interests:

Sean is the founder and editor of the City Tech academic journal NANO: New American Notes Online, an online peer-reviewed interdisciplinary publication. NANO publishes brief scholarly articles on special topics that range from navigation to digital humanities, from competition and play to the aesthetics of trash. (www.nanocrit.com)

Sean's teaching and research interests include: American and world literature, New York City history and literature, new theories of narration, globalization, and homesickness, how to write music/book/architecture reviews, and the effect that technology has on reading and writing.

Courses Taught:

  • ENG 1101 Composition 1
  • ENG 1121 Composition 2
  • ENG 2000 Perspectives in Literature
  • ENG 2003 Poetry - Introduction to Literature 3
  • ENG 2200 American Literature 1
  • ENG 2201 American Literature 2
  • ENG 2400 Films from Literature

Publications:

Refereed:

  • "Going No Place? Foreground Nostalgia and Psychological Spaces in Wharton's The House of Mirth," Style 44.1-2 (2010): 207-29.
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Edited Book:

  • But, Juanita, Mark Noonan, and Sean Scanlan, eds. The Place Where We Dwell: Reading and Writing about New York City. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 2012. Print.

Edited Journal Issues:

  • NANO: New American Notes Online, Issue 1: Navigation
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  • NANO: New American Notes Online, Issue 2: Mystery, the Unknown, Surprise
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  • NANO: New American Notes Online, Issue 3: Peer Review
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  • NANO: New American Notes Online, Issue 4: Competition and Play
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  • NANO: New American Notes Online, Issue 5: Digital Humanities, Public Humanities
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Book Reviews

  • "Life Riding: A Review of The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance, by David V. Herlihy." Journal of American Studies 46:3 (Aug 2012): E54. Web.
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  • "Review of Liquid Times: Living in an Age of Uncertainty, by Zygmunt Bauman." Journal of American Studies. (Aug. 2009). Web.
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Scholarly Interviews:

  • Kaiser, Matthew. Interview with Sean Scanlan. "An Interview with Matthew Kaiser on Competition and Play." NANO: New American Notes Online 4 (2014). Web.
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  • Yazdani, Masoud. Interview with Sean Scanlan. "An Interview with Masoud Yazdani." NANO: New American Notes Online 3 (2014). Web.
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  • Barlow, Aaron. Interview with Sean Scanlan. "An Interview with Aaron Barlow." NANO: New American Notes Online 3 (2014). Web.
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