Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants

Stein

Katy Stein

Doctoral Student
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Children's and YA Literature
Disability Studies
Gender Studies

Office Address: STV 201 E
Office Phone: 309-438-4571
Office Hours: W 11-12 & 2-5 and by appt.
Email: Contact Katy Stein (kjstein)
Website: Visit Katy Stein’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG101.032Composition as Critical Inquiry M W F 12:00 - 12:50STV 0250
ENG101.040Composition as Critical Inquiry M W F 13:00 - 13:50STV 0250
Teaching Interests:
Children's and YA Literature
Disability Studies
Gender Studies
Research Interests:

Shyness as a Social Disability in Children's and YA Literature

Body Politics

Sex and Sexuality in Children's and YA Literature

Disability Studies

Adaptation Theory

The Female Body/Behavior and the Carnivalesque, specifically farting and cussing in Children's and YA Literature

Marxist Theory and Gender Studies in the works of Joss Whedon

Postmodernism

Education:

M.A. Longwood University, Literature (concentration in Children's Literature),  2013

B.A. Longwood University, English major, Children's Literature minor, 2010

 

Selected Publications:

Hopefully) Forthcoming: "When Shyness Isn't Cute Anymore: Curing and Demonizing Shyness in Young Adult Literature" Journal of Graduate Research in Young People's Materials and Culture

 

"Classics Outside of the Classroom" with Jennifer M. Miskec,  VOYA, Feb 2013

"My Slippery Place':  Female Masturbation in Young Adult Literature"
Children's Literature Association Quarterly, 37.4, Winter 2012

 

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