Professor Christopher Breu

Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • I am author of Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics (Minnesota 2014) and Hard-Boiled Masculinities (Minnesota 2005).
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 286.Sec 001 Prose
  • ENG 130.Sec 003 Survey Of American Literature
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Cultural and Critical Theory, American Literature 1900 to the Present, American Popular Culture, Literature and Culture in a Global Context, Gender and Sexuality
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Materialism, Biopolitics, Marxism, Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century American Literature, Popular Culture, Cultural and Critical Theory, Gender and Sexuality
  • Ph D Literature - 2000
  • University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Santa Cruz, California
  • BA English Literature - 1991
  • Northwestern University
  • Evanston, Illinois
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Teaching Award: Outstanding College Teacher Award. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. 2012.
  • 2012
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2011
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2009
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2008
  • ResDean’s Award for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. 2006.
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2006
  • Teaching Award: Red Tassel Chapter of the Mortar Board
  • Red Tassel Chapter of Mortar Board
  • 2006
  • Teaching Award: Teaching Strategy Award Graduating Class of English Education Majors
  • illinois state university
  • 2006
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2006
  • Research Award: Nominated by the English Department for the Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Initiative Research Award
  • illinois state university
  • 2005
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2005
  • Teaching Award: Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty Teaching Initiative Award
  • illinois state university
  • 2004
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2004
  • Teaching Awards: Lambda Chapter of the Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society
  • Sigma Tau Delta
  • 2003
  • Teaching Award: Red Tassel Chapter of the Mortar Board
  • Red Tassel Chapter of Mortar Board
  • 2002