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Assistant Professor of English (2009)
- M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Office: Zinzendorf Hall, Room 302
Areas of Research and/or Expertise
Nicole Tabor, assistant professor of English, received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Oregon in 2009. Her dissertation was entitled "A Shimmering Doubleness: Community and Estrangement in Novelized Dramas and Dramatized Novels." She has given papers on twentieth-century literature at the Northeast Modern Language Association, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, and others. After graduating from Smith College in 1995, she worked in theatre and film in San Francisco and New York. She was the co-founder and development director for Unconditional Theatre Company. The courses she teaches will emphasize dramatic literature; she begins this semester with "One Voice: The Monologue in Twentieth Century Drama.
Recent Activities of Note:
- Nicole Tabor, assistant professor of English, gave a paper in April at the Comparative Literature Symposium American Studies as Transnational Practice at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Her paper, "One American Voice: The New World Monologue from Amiri Baraka to Anna Deavere Smith," was part of the panel "Transnationalism, New World Voices, and Critical Cosmopolitanism."
- Nicole Tabor, assistant professor of English, presented her paper "Secular International Fantasy and Sacred Kathakali in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things" at the (SALA) South Asian Literary Association Annual Conference December 2009 in Philadelphia.
- Nicole Tabor, assistant professor of English, gave a paper at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education conference held in New York City in August. Her paper, "Risking the Law of Genre," was part of the panel "Risky Research/Researching Risk," sponsored by the Theory and Criticism focus group.