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Chacko Thomas Kuruvilla
  • Title
    • PhD Candidate
    • Instructor
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
    000-000-0000
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Academic Building, 202
  • Office Hours Thursday 2 to 4 pm at Cowell College, 202
  • Mail Stop Literature Department
  • Courses Modern Epic:Reading Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, Emerson/Emersonians and the Creative Writing Process, Henry James and The Art of Portaiture (Writing Fiction), The Ecological Dimensions of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

Summary of Expertise

Emersonianism/aestheticism in nineteenth century literature

 

Research Interests

Emersonianism/Aestheticism in nineteenth century literature

Biography, Education and Training

University of Minnesota (BA Philosophy), St John’s College at Santa Fe (MA Humanities), University of Minnesota, Carlson School (MBA Management), Columbia University, School of the Arts (MFA Literary Non-Fiction), University of California Santa Cruz (Fourth Year Ph.D Literature)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Honors, Awards and Grants

Columbia University Writing Scholarship 2014-2016, University of California Santa Cruz Chancellor's Fellowship 2016-2017

 

Teaching Interests

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, American Transcendentalism (Emerson and Thoreau), Emerson and Nietzsche, Henry James and Aestheticism, Creative Writing - Literary Non-Fiction (Memoir, Essay, Travel Writing) and Fiction