John David Zuern

Contact:
zuern@hawaii.edu

Office hours:
MF 12:00–5:00


 

I am currently the department's Graduate Director.

 


Publications


My recent publications include “Reading Digital Lives Generously" (co-authored with Laurie McNeill) in Research Methods for Auto/Biography Studies (2019) and “Remedial Materialism: What Can Comparative Literature and Electronic Literature Learn from Each Other?” in Comparative Literature (2018).


Areas of Interest


life writing, fiction, narrative studies, comparative literature, digital literature


Awards


  • Board of Regents' Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012
  • Presidential/Chancellor's Citation for Meritorious Teaching, 2005

Education


  • PhD Comparative Literature, University of Texas–Austin
  • MA Comparative Literature, University of Texas–Austin
  • MA English, University of Texas–Austin
  • BA English, Moorhead State University

 

 


Courses


Spring Semester 2022
  • ENG-326: Literatures of the World

Fall Semester 2021
  • ENG-420: Studies in Literature and Culture: Literature and the Public Good

Spring Semester 2021
  • ENG-273: Intro to Lit: Creative Writing
  • ENG-273: Intro to Lit: Creative Writing (Writing Your Life)

Fall Semester 2020
  • ENG-365: Fiction

Spring Semester 2020
  • ENG-321: Backgrounds of Western Lit

Spring Semester 2019
  • ENG-311: Autobiographical Writing
  • ENG-764: Seminar in Life Writing: American Memoir and the Crisis of Democracy