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About Charles C. Wharram

With research interests in translation studies, Romantic and Gothic literature, and the intersections between literature, philosophy, and science in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, C.C. Wharram is director of The Center for the Humanities at EIU. His most recent essay, on the intersections of humanism, translation, and the nonhuman, was published in Educational Theory in October 2014. He edited a special volume on “Teaching Romantic Translation(s)” for Romantic Circle Pedagogies (July 2014).
His writing on Romanticism and/or translation has appeared in Germanic Review, Gothic Studies, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, and the collections Translations of Romantic Texts and Staël's Philosophy of the Passions. He was selected to participate in the NEH Summer Institute “The Centrality of the Translation to the Humanities: New Interdisciplinary Scholarship” (2013), and is currently finishing a book manuscript on the role of translation theory and practice in Romantic movements.

Positions

Present Director, Eastern Illinois University Center for the Humanities
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Present Professor, Eastern Illinois University English
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Education

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PhD, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ English
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BA, McGill University ‐ English
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Contact Information

Office: 1343 - Doudna Fine Arts Centre
Fall 2016 Office Hours:  M 14:00-15:00 and W 8:00-9:00 in Coleman Hall 3010; MF 8:00-9:00 in Doudna 1343