Margaret Spillane

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Title: 
Lecturer in English
Address: 
261 Park St, New Haven, CT 06511-4704
Phone number: 
203-432-1005

Margaret Spillane teaches nonfiction writing, including courses that focus on writing about visual art and about the performing arts. Margaret has contributed articles about theater, visual art, politics, indigenous culture and religion to a variety of publications, including The Nation and salon.com. Before teaching in the Yale English Department, Margaret taught visual art and the French language at other universities.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

- Brushes With History: Writing on Art From The Nation, 1865-2001 (Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2001)

- Culture Wars: Documents From The Recent Controversies in the Arts (New Press, 1992)

- The Informed Argument (Heinle & Heinle, 2006)

- The War and Peace Reader (Allyn & Bacon, 1993)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

ENGL 244: Writing About the Performing Arts; ENGL 247 Writing About Contemporary Figurative Painting