Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Nathaniel A. Windon

Lecturer-Visiting Affiliate Professornate-windon-photo

Office

Humanities 242 E
Department of English
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

Phone: 410-617-2340
nawindon@loyola.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2018
  • M.A., University of Connecticut, 2013. Certificate in American Studies
  • B.A., Messiah College, 2010

Courses Taught

  • EN 101:  Understanding Literature
  • EN 203: Major Writers: American Literature

Publications

Peer-reviewed Articles

  • “What’s in a Name? Vincent Ogé, Toussaint Louverture, and George Boyer Vashon’s Revision of the Haitian Revolution.” American Literature 91, no. 2 (2019): 237-62.
    “Superannuated: Old Age on the Antebellum Plantation.” American Quarterly 71, no. 3 (2019): 767-87.
  • “The Slope of the Years: Sister Carrie and Narratives of Aging in Late Nineteenth-Century American Literature.” Studies in American Fiction 46, no. 2 (2019): 323-42.
  • “A Tale of Two Uncles: Uncle Tom, Uncle Remus, and Old Age.” Common-place 17, no. 2 (2017): n. pag. <common-place.org/book/a-tale-of-two-uncles-the-old-age-of-uncle-tom- and-uncle-remus/>.

In Progress

  • “False Teeth and Historical Veneers: George Washington, P. T. Barnum, and Dental Work.” Solicited for J19 Roundtable Forum on P. T. Barnum and the American Museum.
  • “I Owe You: Enslavement, Individuation, and Paternalism’s Capitalism.” Solicited for edited collection, Indebted Life: Slavery, Economy, and Law.

Book Project

  • Superannuation: The Making of Old Age in Nineteenth-Century America.   Manuscript in progress.

Areas of Interest

Nineteenth-century American and African-American literature, critical race theory, age studies
Carol Abromaitis
Faculty

Carol Abromaitis, Ph.D.

Dr. Abromaitis, professor emerita of English and Catholic Studies, taught at Loyola for five decades in addition to advising students bound for law school

English, Catholic Studies