Leslie Eckel, PhD
Department of English
Honors Coordinator in English
Co-Director, Honors Major in History and Literature
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 8052
- PhD, Yale University
- MPhil, University of Oxford
- BA, Harvard University
- Nineteenth-Century American Literature
- Transatlantic Studies
- African American Literature and the Black Atlantic
- Utopian Literary Studies
The Edinburgh Companion to Atlantic Literary Studies, ed. with Clare Elliott. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Atlantic Citizens: Nineteenth-Century American Writers At Work in the World. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
“Boston and the New Atlantic World.” Ed. with Joel Pace. Special issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations 15.1 (2011).
Essays and Book Chapters
"Radical Innocence: Margaret Fuller's Utopian Rome." Transatlantica (2015).
"Oceanic Mirrors: Atlantic Literature and the Global Chaosmos." Atlantic Studies 11.1 (2014): 128-144.
"Reading with Wonder: Encounters with Moby-Dick." Common-place 10.2 (2010).
Work in Progress
Dwelling in Possibility: Atlantic Utopias and Countercultures.
"Emerson's Transatlantic Networks." Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ed. Mark Long and Sean Ross Meehan. New York: Modern Language Association, 2017 (forthcoming).
WRI-101 First-Year Writing I
WRI-102 First-Year Writing II
ENG-155 Young Adult Literature
ENG-216 World Literature in English
ENG-217 American Literature I
ENG-301 Gateway Seminar for Majors: American Literary Genealogies
ENG-301 Gateway Seminar for Majors: Transcendentalist Circles
ENG-352 Global American Literature
ENG-354 Hawthorne, Melville, and Stowe
ENG-356 Whitman and Dickinson
ENG-424/H524 Utopias and Dystopias
ENG 510 Independent Study in English
SF-188 Travel, Exile, and the Literary Imagination
SF-1148 Brave New Worlds
WGS-111 Women, History, and Culture
WRI-H103 Advanced First-Year Writing