Kenneth Sammond

Sr. Lecturer; Assoc. Dir., Honors Program

Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University
M.A. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University
M.P.A. Baruch College, CUNY
B.A. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University

Classes - Fall 2012: Honors Writing// Junior Honors Seminar
Summer 2012: College Writing/Comic Books & Graphic Novels
Intersession 2012: Science Fiction Lit
Classes - Spring 2012: Junior Honors Seminar// Research Writing: Comic Books & Movies// College Writing//

Classes - Fall 2011: Modernism and Postmodernism//Honors Writing//Junior Honors Seminar
Classes - Summer 2011: Short Story & Film// Comic Books & Graphic Novels//

Links of interest:

American Philological Association
American Comparative Literature Association
Classical Association of the Atlantic States

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Short Abstract

Current Research:

Fated Exile & Imagined Romanness in Virgil's Aeneid

Localized Trauma in Nakazawa's Barefoot Gen


Severance, Violence and Liberation: The Inheritances of Exile in The Satanic Verses (ACLA 2012)

The Hybrid Exile in the Aeneid (upcoming CAAS 2012 Conference)

Communinities Re-Imagined in Postmodern Texts (upcoming NEMLA 2013)

world- texts: superseding the Postcolonial (ACLA 2011 Conference)

Upcoming Lectures:

"'Never Make Jokes About the Game': the Dodgers, Brooklyn & Toibin"

Recent Lecture:

"Social Structure: The Islamic Imagination

Northeast Regional Honors Conference:

Advisor & Moderator