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Dr. Katherine McLoone

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Teaching Philosophy

All of my classes—from Comic Spirit to Medieval World, Fairy Tales to Literature and Medicine—focus on exciting stories and elegant essay writing. By the end of the semester, I want my students to have read deeply and widely, learned about the topic, developed their writing skills, and acquired skills useful for both their future classes and their future jobs. Also, there will be cats.

Selected Courses

CWL 124: Intro to Theatre and Drama
CWL 132: Folklore and Mythology
CWL 220: Literature and Play
CWL 315: Literature and Medicine
CWL 320: Comic Spirit
CWL 453: Fairy Tales

A Bit About Me

PhD in Comparative Literature (UCLA)
MA in Humanities (University of Chicago)
BA (Honors) in Comparative Literature (UC Berkeley)