Andrew Newman

I'm an Associate Professor of English at Stony Brook University. A lot of my research and teaching is in early American studies. My first book is On Records: Delaware Indians, Colonists, and the Media of History and Memory. My second book, Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivity, is forthcoming in Fall 2018. Please visit my site at Humanities Commons.

Heidi Hutner on Earth Day, Ecofeminism and Racial Injustice in the Year of the Plague, COVID-19 – Ms. Magazine

In case you missed it, Stony Brook English and Sustainability Professor Heidi Hutner published this essay last month in Ms. Magazine. Source: Earth Day, Ecofeminism and Racial Injustice in the Year of the Plague, COVID-19 – Ms. Magazine Earth Day, Ecofeminism and Racial Injustice in the Year of the Plague, COVID-19 4/22/2020 by Heidi Hutner […]

I’m Taking the CELT Online Teaching Certificate Course, So You Don’t Have To (?): Part I

I'm Taking the CELT Online Teaching Certificate Course, So You Don't Have To (?): Part I

With Monday’s announcement from the Chancellor of the California-State University system, it seems increasingly likely that SUNY will similarly be delivering instruction almost entirely online in Fall 2020. As we collectively prepare our courses for this contingency, if only the English Department had its own virtual forum for discussing and sharing ideas and resources for […]

Quotation Mark, Period, @$#&!

Quotation Mark, Period, @$#&!

In this blog post I’m going to touch on an issue of personal significance to me, so forgive me if it becomes somewhat vehement in tone. It’s subject is the punctuation sequence [“.]! To clarify, the sequence I am referring to is the close-quotation mark (“), followed by the period (.), or, alternatively, by a […]

Article Reviews

Article Reviews

These two screencasts describe the article review assignment that I use in my 300-level classes. It’s keyed to the Reading and Summarizing Secondary Sources handout. This demo is an article review of Mark Rifkin’s essay “Romancing Kinship: A Queer Reading of Indian Education and Zitkala-Sa’s American Indian Stories.” We just read the introductory section in […]

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