Davis, Mary Jane

Graduate Student

Education: 

UCSB 2013 M.A. English
UCLA 2010 B.A. English, minor Classics

Mary Jane Davis specializes in British literature from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, primarily focusing on Romantic-era literary and medical cultures. She is currently writing her dissertation, "New-born: Infancy, Affect, and the Medical Imagination from 1760-1837," under the direction of Julie Carlson, Kay Young, and Aranye Fradenburg.

Table 27, from William Hunter's "The anatomy of the human gravid uterus exhibited in figures." (1774)

As a teaching associate, Mary Jane has taught "Introduction to Literary Studies." As a teaching assistant, she has taught "Intro to Literary Studies," British Romantic/Victorian lit, Restoration/eighteenth century British and American lit, and American lit to 1865. You can find her teaching blog at myenglishta.com, and follow her on Twitter @myenglishta

Mary Jane Davis (under "Kennedy") Academia.edu profile

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(805) 893-4622

Email: 

maryjaneddavis@umail.ucsb.edu

Mailing Address: 

English Department
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9580

Fields/Affiliations: 

Literature and the Mind
Cultural Studies
Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature

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