Dr. Constantina Michalos Dr. Constantina Michalos Director of Tutorial Services
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Dr. Constantina Michalos teaches Shakespeare, the Ancient Tradition, Medieval and Renaissance Literature, World Perspectives in Literature, African-American Literature, Women’s Literature, Multicultural Literature, Holocaust Literature, Life and Memoir Writing, and courses in the MLA program. Her research areas include, Shakespeare, slave narratives, and 20th century American and African-American literature.

Areas of Expertise
Research areas include Shakespeare, slave narratives and 20th century African-American literature, NAAAS, 2/2011: “Father’s Day in Maycomb County: A Reading of Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’” NAAAS, 2/2012: “The Help: History Meets Hollywood,” SCRC, 3/2012: “Desdemona and Brabantio: Honor Thy Father,” women’s issues, and multicultural issues.

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - English - Rice University (1996)
  • Master of Arts - English - Rice University (1993)
  • Master of Arts - English - The City College of New York (1970)
  • Bachelor of Arts - English (BA) - The City College of New York

Publications

  • "Greeks in Houston"
    Arcadia Publishing (2014)
  • "“Father’s Day in Maycomb County: A Rereading of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird.”"
    Journal of Intercultural Studies
    Journal
    (2013)
  • "Monthly articles - various topics, mostly about Houston and often about UST"
    The National Herald
    Antonis H. Diamataris (2013)
  • "“Shakespeare’s Feminized Friar.”"
    Discoveries
    Journal
    Online Publication of the South Central Renaissanc (2009) Vol. 122
  • "Haunted Voices, Haunting Places: An Anthology of Writers of the Old and New South."
    Halcyon Press (2009)

Presentations

  • ""Who Are You and What Have You Done to Atticus Finch? A Rereading of To Kill a Mockingbird in the Shadow of Go Set a Watchman."" (2016)
    President's Faculty and Research Colloquium
  • ""Who Are You and What Have You Done to Atticus Finch? A Rereading of To Kill a Mockingbird in the Shadow of Go Set a Watchman."" (2016)
    National Association of African-American Studies
  • "Greeks in Houston" (2014)
    The Heritage Society
  • "The Reconstitution of Identity in A Lesson Before Dying" (2014)
    President's Faculty and Research Scholarship Colloquium
  • "“Father’s Day in Maycomb County: A Re-Reading of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird.”" (2013)
    President’s Faculty and Research Scholarship Colloquium
  • "“Desdemona and Brabantio: Honor Thy Father.”" (2012)
    South Central Renaissance Conference
  • "“The Help: History Meets Hollywood.” NAAAS; Baton Rouge, LA; February, 2012." (2012)
    National Association of African-American Studies
  • "“Coerced or Committed: The Conversion Experience of America’s Slaves.”" (2011)
    New Faculty Lecture Series