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Department of English

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NCLR 2005


Roger C. Schlobin
Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Erwin 307
Phone: 252-328-5563

Roger C. Schlobin is professor emeritus of English at Purdue University and currently a visiting Assistant Professor at ECU. He has authored six scholarly books and edited over fifty; other publications include over 100 essays, various poems, short stories, reviews, and bibliographies that range over such varied topics as fantasy literature, pedagogy, science fiction, medieval and Arthurian literature, feminism, shamanism, linguistics, and microcomputer hardware and software. He is one of the founders of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts and is current editor of The Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. He is the author of the first original electronic novel to be published over the Internet: Fire and Fur: The Last Sorcerer Dragon (Omnimedia 1994).

B.A. C.W. Post College
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. Ohio State University

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Literature of the Fantastic
Research Methods
First-Year Writing

Courses Taught
3480: Science Fiction
2000: Interpreting Literature
1200: Composition
1100: Composition

Selected Publications and Presentations
Fire and Fur (novel)
The Aesthetics of Fantasy Literature and Art (edited anthology)
"The Literature of Fantasy" (annotated bibliography)
The Pocket Word Finder Thesaurus (Lexicographer)
"Urania’s Daughters: A Checklist of Women Science-Fiction Writers, 1695-1982" (bibliography)

E-mail & Website Links
Personal Website