Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff

Brian Rejack

Assistant Professor, British Literature and Culture

Office Address: STV 421 G
Office Phone: 309-438-7692
Office Hours: T 9-11 & W 11-12
Email: Contact Brian Rejack (brejack)
Website: Visit Brian Rejack’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG100.01Introduction to English Studies M W 09:35 - 10:50STV 0347
ENG287.01Independent Study   
ENG300.01Senior Seminar M W 13:00 - 14:15STV 0223
ENG300.02Senior Seminar M W 14:30 - 15:45STV 0223
ENG500.03Independent Study   
Teaching Interests:
Research Interests:

19th century British Literature


Food writing and gastronomy 

New media studies

Print culture and book history

Gaming and Internet culture 

PhD, Vanderbilt University
MA, Vanderbilt University
BA, Boston University

Email Address:
Selected Publications:
  • "Blackwood's Magazine and the 'Schooling' of Taste." European Romantic Review 24.6 (2013): 723-742.
  • “Nothings of the Day: The Velocipede, the Dandy, and the Cockney.” Romanticism 19.3 (2013): 291-309.
  • “Popular Magazines, Popular Culture: Gradations of Celebrity in the Romantic Period.” Co-authored with Mark Schoenfield. Literature Compass 7, August 2010.

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