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Kellie Holzer

Kellie Holzer

Associate Professor of English
Chair of the Women's and Gender Studies Program


B.A., Seattle Pacific University
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Office Location: Graybeal 6
Phone: 757-455-3390
- English
- Women's and Gender Studies

PhD in English, Certificate in Women Studies, University of Washington - Seattle, 2007

MA in English, University of Washington - Seattle, 2002

BA in Cultural Anthropology, University of Washington - Seattle, 1997

BA in English, French minor, Seattle Pacific University, 1995

Essays and Chapters:

“Marie Corelli’s ‘The Silence of the Maharajah’: Modern Marriage as Threat to Empire.” Victorians Institute Journal 44 (2016): 76-103.

“Lady Montagu’s Smokers’ Pastils and The Graphic: Advertising the Harem in the Home.” The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain. Eds. Janet Myers and Deirdre McMahon. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2016. 207-232.

“’More Ridiculous Than Sad’: Editing the Matrimonials in the London Journal.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 36.3 (July 2014): 233-249.

“The Body Writes Back: Self-Possession in Mr. Meeson’s Will.” Nineteenth Century Gender Studies 8.3 (Winter 2012).

“Novel Conceptualizations of the Modern Housewife in Colonial North India.” South Asian Review 29.2 (Fall 2009): 158-181.

Victorian literature and culture; British Empire, colonial India

Spring 2018

Monday/Wednesday 1:00 to 2:00pm and by appointment

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WGS219*01 Women in Culture and Society

ENG105*01 College Writing

ENG305*01 Postcolonial Literature

ENG261*01 Women Writers

WGS219*02 HNRS: Women in Culture & Soc


ENG105*06 College Writing

ENG105*15 HNRS: College Writing

ENG250*01 Tpc: What the Dickens?

FYE101*09 HNRS: First Year Experience

FYE401*09 Peer Advising