Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

E. Jordan Sellers Jr.

Graduate Student

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M.A. English, Old Dominion University, 2005, B.A. English, Roanoke College, 2003

Teaching Interests

The Romantic Era, The Victorian Era, The Gothic, 19th Century British Literature, Memoir and Autobiography, Visual Culture in the Romantic & Victorian Era


ENGL 207: Romantic Literature & Culture (SP 2011), ENGL 208: Victorian Literature and Culture (SP 2013, SP 2012), ENGL 115: Intro To English Literature (FA 2010, FA 2008), ENGL 109: Intro To Fiction (FA 2013, FA 2011), RHET 233: Advanced Composition: The Writing of Memory (FA 2013, SP 2011, FA 2010, SP 2010, FA 2009, SP 2009, FA 2008), RHET 104 (SP 2010), RHET 102 (SP 2008), RHET 101 (FA 2007)


Geohistoricism: Preservation and the Histories of Place in Romantic Britain (in progress)

Research Interests

The Romantic Era, The Victorian Era, Digital Humanities Collection Development, Geography, History of Maps and Urbanism, Historic Preservation, Visual Culture, The Gothic

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Works in Progress

  • Illinois 19th-Century Corpus (1800-1923), a digital collection of roughly 4000 volumes