Dr. Samantha Harvey joined the faculty of the Department of English at Boise State University in 2010. She received her Ph.D. from Cambridge University in English Literature and her B.A. in English and the Study of Religion from Harvard University. Dr. Harvey's teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century British poetry and prose, transatlantic Romanticism, and literature and the environment. She is the program chair for the John Clare Society of North America for the Modern Language Association annual convention.
Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature, Faculty Authored Books (2013)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's thought galvanized Emerson at a pivotal moment in his intellectual development in...
This volume is part of an 8 volume series that presents the best of Coleridge’s...
Coleridge's American Revival, Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations (2011)
Wordless Words: Children, Language, and Nature's Ministry in 'The Nightingale: A Conversation Poem', Coleridge Bulletin (2008)
"The Idea of Nature" Public Lecture Series
2015 Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series Schedule (Flyer), The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series (2015)
Flyer with 2014 Schedule for the Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series, The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series (2014)
Romanticism, Blake, and the Politics of Nature, The Idea of Nature Public Lecture Series (2012)
Because politics is a distinctly human activity, we often think of nature as something that...
Work in Progress
This project investigates a key concept in Transatlantic Romanticism: the “Book of Nature,” or the...
Wilderness: Past, Present, and Future, Albertsons Library Events (2014)
Harvey’s lecture recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was signed into law...
The ‘Book of Nature’ in Transatlantic Romanticism, Transatlantic Studies Association Conference (2013)
The ‘Book of Nature’ in British Romantic Poetry and the Hudson River School of Landscape Painting, 9th Biennial Conference for Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations (2013)
Cycles of Time and Stages of Life: The Transatlantic Legacy of Wordsworth's "Ode: Intimations of Immortality", Wordsworth Summer Conference (2012)