Babara Brown

Educational Background

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, University of Oregon
M.A., Comparative Literature, University of Oregon
B.A., English and French, St. Louis University

Biography

Dr. Barbara Brown is a literary comparatist and has extensive experience in the fields of teaching World Literature, the Humanities, foreign languages, and academic publishing since she earned her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Oregon in August 2002. She most recently served as an Assistant Professor of Contemporary English Language and Literature at United International College-HKBU in Zhuhai, China. She has also served as Assistant Professor of English and the Program Coordinator of the English Department at the International University of Sarajevo and at the American University of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor of English, Writing, and Humanities and Foreign Languages at the University of Evansville, University of Southern Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College, Henderson Community College, Oregon State University, Central Washington University, and as an instructor of History, Science, and Technology for the Department of Health and Human Services at Linn-Benton Community College. Furthermore, she served as an instructor of English and the Humanities, an Academic Advisor, and as in instructor in the William O. Douglas Honors College at Central Washington University. Her specializations are World Literature, English Language and Literature, the Humanities, foreign languages, and college composition. Dr. Brown has achieved advanced proficiency in several foreign languages, including French, Russian, German, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Spanish, and Italian. She is currently studying Chinese.

Courses

WORLD LITERATURE, ACADEMIC ORAL DISCOURSE II

Selected Publications/scholarly and creative work

“From Populism to Symbolism: Silver Age Discourse on the Nature of Russian Symbolism.” Epiphany: Journal of Transdisciplinary Studies. Vol. 7, No.1, 2014. 65-79pp. pISSN 2303-6850, eISSN 1840-3719. PDF: http://epiphany.ius.edu.ba/index.php/epiphany/article/view/71/72
Chapter Contributor “Alieness and Otherness in Ivo Andrić’s and Orhan Pamuk’s Novels” and English Language Acquisition Editor for Turkish-Balkans Relations: The Future Prospects of Cultural, Political, and Economic Transformations and Relations. Eds. M. Mulalić, H. Korkut, E. Nuroglu. Istanbul: Tasam Yayinlari, 2013, pp. 137-157. ISBN 978-605-4881-02-4.
“Salome: History and Decadence.” Epiphany: Journal of Transdiciplinary Studies. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2013. 49-65pp. ISSN 1840-3719. PDF: http://www.ius.edu.ba:8080/iusjournals/index.php?journal=epiphany&page=article&op=view&path[]=71&path[]=63.
“Poetics of Disintegration in Laure’s Poems Before 1936.” Epiphany: Journal of Transdiciplinary Studies. Vol. 4, No. 2012. 146-166pp. ISSN: 1840-3719. PDF: http://www.ius.edu.ba:8080/epiphany/index.php?journal=epiphany&page=article&op=view&path[]=53&path[]=46.
Editorial Contributions
Language Acquisition Editor, Turkish-Balkans Relations: The Future Prospects of Cultural, Political, and Economic Transformations and Relations. Eds. M. Mulalic, H. Korkut, E. Nuroglu. Istanbul: Tasam Yayinlari, 2013. ISBN 978-605-4881-02-4.
Associate Editor, Epiphany: Journal of Transdiciplinary Studies. 2011-2014.
Editorial Board Member, Nomad: A Collection of Undergraduate Essays. University of Oregon Program in Comparative Literature. 2001-2003.