Michael Hoberman

PROFESSOR
English Studies School of Arts and Sciences
Michael Hoberman
978.665.3746 Office: Miller Hall 213

Courses Taught

Writing I & II (ENGL 1100/1200)
American Literature I (ENGL 2000)
World Literature I (ENGL 2400)
Ethnic American Literature (ENGL 2650)
African American Literature (19th and 20th centuries) (ENGL 2660/2670)
Storytelling and the Oral Tradition (ENGL 2890)
Children’s Literature (ENGL 2900)
Jewish American Literature and Culture (undergraduate and graduate levels) (ENGL 3061)
American Novel to 1950 (ENGL 3220)
Folklore in America (undergraduate and graduate levels) (ENGL 3880)
American Novel Since WWII (ENGL 4230)
New England Literature and Culture (senior seminar)
American Romanticism
Mark Twain & American Humor
American Art and Literature, 1800-1860 (graduate)
Culture & Literature of (graduate)
American Modernism (graduate)
​Special Authors: Philip Roth
Ethnic American Literature (AAST 2650)
African American Literature (19th and 20th centuries) (AAST 2660/2670)

Background

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
B.A., Reed College (American Studies)

Jewish American literature and culture
Folklore and oral history
New England literature and culture

My book on Jewish American literature and the sense of place, A Hundred Acres of America: The Geography of Jewish American Literary History was published by Rutgers University Press in December 2018.

I recently co-edited a primary source reader entitled Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 with Laura Leibman and Hilit Surowitz-Israel. That book was published in 2018 by Routledge.

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
B.A., Reed College (American Studies)

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
M.A., University of Massachusetts Amherst (English and American Studies)
B.A., Reed College (American Studies)