Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Susina

Jan Susina

Professor

Office Address: STV 402
Office Phone: (309) 438-3739
Office Hours: TR 12:30-1:30
Email: Contact Jan Susina (jcsusina)
Website: Visit Jan Susina’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG370.01Studies in the History of Literature for Young People T R 11:00 - 12:15STV 0221
ENG470.01Studies in Children`s Literature T 17:30 - 20:20STV 0410
Teaching Interests:
Adolescent Literature and Culture
Children’s Literature and Culture
Picture Books and Illustrated Texts
Folk Tales and Literary Fairy Tales
Victorian Literature and Culture
Research Interests:
Adolescent Literature and Culture
Children's Literature
Picture Books and Illustrated Texts
Folk Tales and Literary Fairy Tales
Victorian Literature and Culture
Victorian Children's Literature
Visual Culture
Education:
PhD English, Indiana University, 1986
MA Arts Administration, Indiana University, 1986
MA English, Indiana University, 1977
BA English and American Literature, Samford University 1975
Selected Publications:

"Reptar: The Rugrats Meet Godzilla in The Japanification of Children's Popular Culture. Ed. Mark I. West. Lanham, Maryland, The Scarecrow Press, 2009. 7-16.

"Straw Into Gold: The Transfomative Nature of Fairy Tales and Fairy Tale Art." Pixerina Witcherina. Eds. Barry Blinderman and Timothy Porges. Normal IL: University Galleries of Illinois State University, 2002, 38-49.

“Children’s Literature.” Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood: In History and Society. Ed. Paula S. Fass. New York: Macmillan Reference. 1. 2003,178-85.

"The Rebirth of the Postmodern Flâneur: Notes on the Postmodern Landscape of Francesca Lia Block's Weetzie Bat." Marvels and Tales: Journal of Fairy-Tale Studies 16.2 (2002):188-200.

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