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Joshua Cohen

Joshua Cohen
Title: 
Chair, Professor
Department: 
Office: 
Tower 522
Education: 
1998 - PhD, English, Boston University; 1985 - MA, English, Boston University; 1979 - BA, English, Haverford College
Professional Experience: 

Publications

  • 2016 - "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Lolita?: Teaching a Literary Scandal in a Post-Traumatic Culture," in Anthology: Undressing Sexual Taboo in the Liberal Arts: Discussing the Digital-Textual Unmentionables (Cambridge Scholars Publishing Ltd.), submitted October 2016
  • 2016 - "Teaching Lolita in a Post-Traumatic Culture," Presented at NEMLA 2016, Hartford, CT
  • 2014 - "All Too (In)human: Abnormality, Prejudice and Self-Determination in Young Inhumans," Presented at NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, PA 
  • 2014 - "Transformations into Truth: Shakespearean Reworkings of Ovid," Literary Matters (online journal), Volume 6.4 (Winter) 
  • 2014 - Review of Gary Wills, Verdi's Shakespeare, Literary Matters (online journal), Volume 6.3, (Fall)
  • 2013 - "The Music of the Tempest," Raritan, Summer Issue
  • 2010 - "'That great bond which keeps me pale': Macbeth's Contract With Fate," The Shakespeare Newsletter, Fall Issue
  • 2009 - “Ovid Inverted: Shakespeare’s Sonnet 20 and the Metamorphoses of a Metamorphosis,” The Shakespeare Newsletter, Winter 2008/2009
  • 2009 - “Noble Bass of the Bolshoi: The Recordings of Mark Reizen,” Classic Record Collector, Winter Issue
  • 2007 - “Crises and Collisions: Shedding Light on King Lear’s ‘Darker Purpose’,” The Shakespeare Newsletter, Fall Issue
  • 2006 - “Mermaid-like: The Tragedy of Ophelia,” The Shakespeare Newsletter, Fall Issue
  • 2003 - “The Recordings of Russell Oberlin,” Classic Record Collector, Winter Issue

Organizations

  • NEMLA - Northeastern Modern Language Association 
  • ALSCW - Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers 

Awards and Recognitions

  • 1990 - University Teaching Fellowship at Boston University, 1983-89
  • 1984 - University Graduate Fellowship at Boston University, 1983-84