Dr. Dominic Ording

Dr. Dominic Ording

Dr. Dominic Ording

Assistant Professor of English, Graduate Coordinator for M.Ed. and M.A. Students in English


Dominic.Ording@millersville.edu
Office: Hash 162
Phone: (717) 871-2179
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information

 

Degrees:

  •  Ph.D. American Studies, Michigan State University
  • M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Michigan State University
  • M.A. Philosophy, Michigan State University
  • B.A. Interdisciplinary Humanities, Michigan State University

Specializations:

  •  20th and 21st Century American Literature and Culture
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Cultural Studies and Critical Theory
  • Writing Studies

Passions and Distractions:

  •  Swimming
  • The Performing Arts
  • Animals, wild and domesticated alike
  • Plants (especially trees, especially evergreens; ferns and moss)
  • Comparative Spiritualities
  • Funk

Courses Taught:

  •  English Composition
  • First Year Inquiry Seminar: Who Am I?
  • The Profession of English Studies
  • Modern American Drama
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Later American Literature
  • The American Renaissance
  • Technical Writing
  • Tennessee Williams

Sample Publications: 

  • "Paradoxes along the Beat Journey in Kerouac's On the Road" in: American Road Literature (Critical Insights), edited by Ron Primeau.  Boston: Salem Press, 2013.
  • "Michael Cunningham's Introspective and Teacherly Narrators in A Home at the End of the World."  MidAmerica XXXVII.  East Lansing: The Midwestern Press, 2010.
  • "Intimate Fellows: Utopia and Chaos in the Early Post-Stonewall Gay Liberation Manifestos."  Anarchism and Utopianism (Laurence Davis and Ruth Kinna, eds.).   Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010.