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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English

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James Craig Holte

Office: Bate 2202
Phone: 252-328-4291

James Craig Holte has served as the Director of Graduate Studies in English and the Director of Freshman Composition. His publications include Writing from Experience, Writing about Literature, The Ethnic I,  The Conversion Experience in America,  Dracula in the Dark,  and The Fantastic Vampire. He is the editor of The Ruthven Literary Bulletin and has served as a special editor for The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. He has written over 300 film reviews and has lectured internationally on film and popular culture. He regularly teaches courses in film and literature.

B.A. Columbia University
M.A. University of Cincinnati
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
American Literature
Popular Culture
Ethnic Studies
African-American Literature
Nonfiction Writing

Courses Taught
6625: Teaching Composition: Theory and Practice
6340: Ethnic American Literature
5860: Advanced Nonfiction Writing
5350: Special Studies in Film
3880: Writing for Business and Industry
3860: Introduction to Nonfiction Writing
3470: Modern Fantasy
3260: Black Literature in America
3100: World Literature in English
2900: Introduction to Film Studies
2200: Major American Writers
2100: Major British Writers
1200: Composition
1100: Composition