Dr. Jesse G. Swan
- Ph.D., Arizona State University
- M.A., Arizona State University
- B.A., University of Texas-San Antonio
Areas of Specialty:
- Renaissance / Early Modern English Literature and Culture
- Women Writers—Especially Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland—John Milton
- Bibliographical and Textual Studies
- The State of the Academy
- English Reformation Culture
- Postmodern Literary Studies
Jesse Swan is a Professor of English at the University of Northern Iowa, Chair of the University Faculty and a reluctant megalomaniac.
His teaching and scholarship interests involve many areas, variously conceptualized. In most of his thinking, he's concerned with historiographical, ontological, and politico-cultural exigencies effecting knowledge, especially knowledge borne of literacy.
For a list of selected publications and some of work in progress, click here: list of publications and work in progress.
For a list of selected conference and symposia presentations, click here: list of conference and symposia presentations.
For a list of courses he has taught, click here: list of courses.
Professor Swan encourages any student to study with him who is interested in any aspect of Renaissance/early modern English literature and culture, bibliography and textual studies, constructionist or constructivist critiques of gender and sexuality, the politics of the twenty-first century academy, cross-cultural English literatures, postmodern literature and criticism and/or most any ironic literature.
In the table below, links to several sites related to Swan are listed.