Janice Broder


Dr. Janice Broder
Assistant Professor of English

Janice Broder received her Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Brandeis University in 1988 and a Masters degree from Brandeis in 1982. She received a Masters degree in English Language and Literature from The University of Michigan in 1980. In 1977, she received her A.B. in Art (studio) from Mount Holyoke College.

Contact Information
Office: 116A Bakeless Center for the Humanities
E-mail: broder@bloomu.edu
Phone: 570.389.4431
FAX: 570.389.3006
Office Hours: On sabbatical for Fall 2014

Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Broder's interests include Restoration and Eighteenth-century Studies, Crime Fiction, Life-Writing, Novels and their readers, Pornography.

Courses Taught
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
Popular Literature: Women and Crime Fiction
Topics courses, including: Biography and Autobiography, Life-Writing, Women Writers, Eighteenth-Century Sexualities, The Eighteenth Century on Film
Feminist Reading of Culture
British Literature 1
European Literature 1
Foundations of College Writing

Grants and Fellowships
NEH Study Grant, “Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre: Costume and Disguise,    Gender, and Identity,” 1995
NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, “Portraiture: Biography, Portrait Painting, and the Representation of Historical Character,” 1992
William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA, Fellowship, 1989
The Newberry Library, Chicago, Fellowship, 1986


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