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David Scott Wilson-Okamura

Office: Bate 2137
Phone: 252-328-6714

David Scott Wilson-Okamura taught medieval and Renaissance literature at Macalester College (St. Paul, MN) for three years before joining the faculty at ECU in 2002. His first book, Virgil in the Renaissance, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010 and received the Alexander McKay prize for the best Virgil book of 2010 and 2011. His second book, Spenser's International Style, was published in 2013, also from Cambridge University Press.

B.A. Stanford
M.A. University of Chicago
Ph.D. University of Chicago

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching

Courses Taught

6121: Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature
4090: Shakespeare's Tragedies
4080: Shakespeare's Comedies
4070: Shakespeare's Histories
4050: English Renaissance
4000: Queen Elizabeth and the Faerie Queen (MRST)
4000: Virgil (GRBK)
3640: Literature and Religion
3630: Bible as Literature
3600: Classics: Homer to Dante
3410: Introduction to Poetry
2000: Interpreting Literature
2000: The Meaning of Life (GRBK)
1200: Composition
1100: Composition
1000: Appreciating Literature

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Course Syllabi
Graduate Literature Program
curriculum vita