Dr. Emily J. Orlando
Associate Professor of English
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 113
Current Research Interests
Dr. Orlando’s teaching and research interests include 19th- and early 20th-century literature and especially the American realist Edith Wharton (1862-1937), Victorian culture, the Pre-Raphaelites, women’s/gender studies, and the intersections between literary and visual culture. Since joining the English Department in Fall 2007, she has taught courses in American literature, Victorian literature, transatlantic decadence, women’s/gender studies, Edith Wharton & her circle, and the first-year writing sequence.
Dr. Orlando earned her B.A. in English and French at Saint Anselm College and her Ph.D. in English at the University of Maryland (2002). As tenure-track Assistant Professor of American Literature at Tennessee State University from 2002 to 2007, she taught with the honors program and the Master’s program in English.
- EN 11: Texts and Contexts I
- EN 130: Litr by Women: Vision&Revision
- EN 235: Edith Wharton and Her Circle
- EN 333: American Realism & Naturalism
- EN 374: The Woman Question
- EN 399: Independent Study
- HR 202: HonorsSem: Sex,Death/Victorian
- WS 301: Capstone Seminar