Meredith Farmer

Meredith FarmerDr. Meredith Farmer

Assistant Teaching Professor of Core Literature
Faculty Affiliate, Energy, Environment, & Sustainability

Contact

Office: C103 Tribble Hall
Email: farmerma@wfu.edu

Education

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)
BA, Kenyon College (2005)

Areas of Interest

  • U.S. Literature and Culture to 1900
  • History of Science
  • Herman Melville
  • Meteorology, Climate, and Storms
  • History of Slavery in Winston-Salem

Books

Digital Projects

Selected Publications

Selected Fellowships

  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (2019)
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum (2016)
  • Chemical Heritage Foundation (2015)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (2014)
  • Bakken Museum of Electricity (2014)
  • American Philosophical Society (2013)

Courses at Wake Forest

  • ENG 175: Hidden Town: Slave Narratives, Global and Local
  • ENG 175: Environmental Destruction: Introduction to the Environmental Humanities
  • ENG 175: Detectives and Detection: U.S. Fiction 1841-Present
  • ENG 175: Literary and Scientific Methods: the U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • ENG 290: Introduction to Criticism and Theory
  • ENG 301: Melville and his Moments
  • ENG 361 / ENV 305: Introduction to the Environmental Humanities
  • ENG 765: How We Read Now

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