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Joe Kelly

Professor

Address: 72 George Street, Room 201
Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday 11:00-12:00, Wednesday 2:00-4:00
Phone: 843.953.4815
E-mail: kellyj@cofc.edu
Personal Website: http://blogs.cofc.edu/kellyj/


Joe Kelly joined the faculty at the College of Charleston in 1992. He is the co-director of the President's Diversity Commission. He directed the masters program from 2003-2007 and was Speaker of the Faculty from 2007-2010; currently, he is a Senator for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He has chaired numerous faculty committees, most recently the Honors committee. He teaches modern British literature, Irish literature, composition, biography and autobiography, Honors western civilization.


Education

1992 - Ph.D., English, University of Texas at Austin

1986 - M.A., English, University of Texas at Austin

1984 - B.A., English, University of Dallas


Research Interests

  • Modern British Literature
  • Irish Literature
  • Biography
  • South Carolina history

Publications

America's Longest Siege: How Charleston Caused the Civil War, under contract with Overlook Press, due September 2012.

"Joyce's Exile: The Prodigal Son," James Joyce Quarterly, forthcoming.

"Joyce in Hollywood in the 1930s: A biographical Essay," James Joyce Quarterly, 45 (Spring-Summer 2008): 521-536.

Seagull Reader: Plays. 2nd edition. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2008. (First edition, 2002)

Seagull Reader: Poetry. 2nd edition. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2008. (First edition, 2001)

Seagull Reader: Essays. 2nd edition. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2008. (First edition, 2001)

"Henry Laurens: The Southern Man of Conscience in History." South Carolina Historical Magazine 107 (April 2006): 82-123.