Robert Oscar Lopez
PhD (2003) SUNY at Buffalo
Office: Sierra Tower Room, 722
Phone: Telephone: (818) 677-3415
Web Site: http://www.textontrial.blogspot.com
Robert Oscar Lopez received his BA in Political Science, an MA in Classics, and a PhD in English. His book, The Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients from Wheatley to Whitman, came out with Rowman & Littlefield's University Press of America in 2011. The next two projects will be Putting Text on Trial, a pedagogical study of mock trials, and Gilded Lilies, a cultural study of the Hollywood musical.
The Colorful Conservative: American Conversations with the Ancients, from Wheatley to Whitman. Forthcoming from Rowman & Littlefield publishing group. Lanham, MD: U Press of America, 2011.
“Putting Text on Trial: Ethics and the Exposure of Transdisciplinary Difference.” Regards Croisés series. Interdisciplinarité en Question dans les Études Anglophones. Eds. André Kaenel, Claire Omhovère, and Richard Samin. Nancy, France: Presse Universitaire de Nancy, 2009. 117-130.
“The Orientalization of John Winthrop in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘City in the Sea.’” Edgar Allan Poe Review 10:2 (Fall 2009). 87-103.
“The colors of double exceptionalism: African America and the Founders.” Literature Compass 5:1 (January 2008). 21-40.
“Thoreau, Homer, and Community.” In More Day to Dawn. Eds. Sandra Petrulionis and Laura Dassow Walls. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007. 127-151.
“Discipline and Demonize: Understanding our Enemies by Understanding the Greeks.” Ancient Paths Modern Journeys. January 2006. Published online.
“A Christian Boy and a Proud Man of Color.” disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory 14 (2005). 145-153.
“Buffalo, 1997.” Living Forge 1:2 (2005) 106-112.
“Thoreau, Homer, and Community.” Nineteenth-Century Prose 31:2 (Fall 2004). 122-151.
My teaching website: http://textontrial.blogspot.com