Dr. Mary Ellen Weir

Associate Professor of English

maryellenweir@bac.edu

Ph.D., English, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1994
Major concentration: Nineteenth Century British.
Minor concentrations: Medieval, Renaissance.

MA, English, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1985

  • EN 330 British Victorian Writers
  • EN 205 Love in the Literary Tradition
  • EN 400 England Study Tour
  • EN 403 British Medieval Genres
  • EN 320 English Romantic Writers
  • EN 400 Love in the Literary Tradition
  • EN 404 British Medieval Genres
  • EN 211, 212 (Classic Texts in the Western Tradition)
  • RH 101, 102 (Rhetoric)
  • Poetry: Xine, 1996
  • The Sucharnoochee Review, 1990
  • Crucible, 1990, 1989
  • Agora, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Mercy Arts, 1987
  • Sanscrit, 1985, 1986
  • Sisters Today, 1980

Scholarly:

  • Delta Epsilon Sigma Interdisciplinary Journal, Winter, 2003.“Gerard Manley Hopkins and the ‘New’ Cosmos”
  • The Belmont Abbey College Reader 2nd Ed. 2013. Introductions for Alfred, Lord Tennyson and John Keats
  •  “The New Cosmology: What Gerard Manley Hopkins Had to Say”
  •   “Converged Minds: Heraclitus, Hopkins and Teilhard in the Noosphere”
  •   “Flannery O’Connor’s ‘Good Country People’ and the Reader’s ‘Moment of Grace’”
  •  “The Agora, Simon the Shoemaker, and the Dionysian Theatre”