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Lynette Myles

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0302
Biography

Lecturer, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

Ph.D., English, ASU

Bio

 

Lynette Myles received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Arizona State University specializing in African American Literature. During her graduate studies, she was awarded the Division of Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship at Arizona State University for scholarly promise and outstanding dissertation research. Her research interests are interdisciplinary: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century African American Literature; Slave Narratives; African American Women’s Writing and Feminist Practice; Discourse and Representations of Race, Gender, Class in American Culture, Sexuality, Spatial Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, Liberation Pedagogy, and Literacy.

 

Myles is co-editor with Elizabeth McNeil, Neal A. Lester, and DoVeanna Fulton of PUSHing Boundaries, PUSHing Art: Considering Sapphire's Works for Scholarship and Pedagogy (released December 2012), which offers a range of critical perspectives and theoretical approaches to studying and teaching Sapphire’s work.

 

Myles’ book Female Subjectivity in African American Women's Narratives of Enslavement: Beyond Borders (2009) examines five female narratives that look at Black women’s experiences from spatial and transformative perspectives. Myles publishing also includes "Locating Safe Sites for Transformation in Sapphire's PUSH, "At the Crossroads of Black Female Autonomy, Or Digression as Resistance in Quicksand and The Street" (2005), and "AFH 394: (Un)Ruly Voices of African American Women: Engendering and Reclaiming Black Female Realities at Arizona State University" (2006). Co-author of "Going After Something Else" with Elizabeth McNeil, Neal A. Lester, and DoVeanna Fulton (2014).

 

Myles' teaching includes African American literature, Black women's writings, and First-Year Writing Composition. Myles major goals in teaching writing composition focus on teaching students effective writing skills and expanding their critical reading abilities. For her commitment to teaching excellence and mentoring, she was nominated for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Distinguished Teaching Award at Arizona State University in 2008 and 2005.

 

 

 

Education

B.A. English

M.A. English

PhD English

Research Interests

Teaching and Research Interests

Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century African American Literature; Slave Narratives; African American Women’s Writing and Feminist Practice; Discourse and Representations of Race, Gender, Class in American Culture, Female Sexuality, Spatial Studies, Rhetoric and Composition, 

Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AFR 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
ENG 364Women and Literature
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
AFR 353African Amer Lit:Harlem Renais
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 364Women and Literature
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
AFR 354African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
ENG 364Women and Literature
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
AFR 353African Amer Lit:Harlem Renais
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
AFR 353African Amer Lit:Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
AFR 354African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 353Af/Am Lit: Begin-Harlem Renais
AFH 353African Amer Lit:Harlem Renais
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
AFH 354African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
AFH 354African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 107First-Year Composition
ENG 108First-Year Composition
ENG 354Af/Am Lit: Harlem Renais-Pres
AFH 354African Amer Lit:Harlem/Presen