Office: 3365 - Coleman Hall
Fall 2016 Office Hours: M 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; T 12 - 1:30; W 9-10 a.m.
Fern Kory teaches a variety of courses in literature for children and young adults, including a course in twentieth-century African-American youth literature. She also teaches modern American literature courses like fictions of the 1920s and the Harlem Renaissance. Articles and essays have appeared in the annual Children's Literature, the Children's Literature Association Quarterly, English Journal, and the collection Teaching Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. Her book reviews have appeared in the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and ALAN on-line. As the director of the EIU Writing Center and Writing Across the Curriculum, she supervises the work of graduate assistant writing consultants in the EIU Writing Center.
The history of African American youth literature from the 1920s to the present; Writing Center theory and practice