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 C.C.  Wharram

C.C. Wharram

Associate Professor of English

Office: 1343 - Doudna Fine Arts Centre
Email: ccwharram@eiu.edu
Office Hours: MTWTh 15:00-16:00 in DFAC 1343

With research interests in translation studies, Romantic and Gothic literature, and the intersections between literature, philosophy, and science in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, C.C. Wharram is director of The Humanities Center at EIU. His most recent essay, on the intersections of humanism, translation, and the nonhuman, was published in Educational Theory in October 2014. He edited a special volume on “Teaching Romantic Translation(s)” for Romantic Circle Pedagogies (July 2014): http://www.rc.umd.edu/pedagogies/commons/translation

His writing on Romanticism and/or translation has appeared in Germanic Review, Gothic Studies, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, and the collections Translations of Romantic Texts and Staël's Philosophy of the Passions.  He was selected to participate in the NEH Summer Institute “The Centrality of the Translation to the Humanities: New Interdisciplinary Scholarship” (2013), and is currently finishing a book manuscript on the role of translation theory and practice in Romantic movements.


B.A., McGill University (English)
PhD, University of Minnesota (English; German minor)


Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British and continental literatures, translation studies, literary theory, philosophy (especially Kant, Hegel, and object-oriented ontology).

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