James A. Wilson

TitleTeaching Professor (Senate Faculty) Emeritus
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentHumanities Division,
Writing Program
Web Site Writing Program
Office HoursN/A
Campus Mail StopCowell Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
James A. Wilson

Research Interests

Modernism; translation; poetry of Ezra Pound; field work on current French and Italian cultural issues; multilingual pedagogy

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., UC Berkeley (Comparative Literature: British & American Modernism, French & Chinese Medievalism)

Teaching Interests

Public speaking; argument in popular culture; medical and mental health, including addiction and recovery; the rhetoric of sports; contemporary France and Italy; courses for ELWR-unsatisfied and ESL, L2, Generation 1.5, and international students.

Courses Taught

Cowell 80A, ELWR-sat and unsat, & 80B
Writing 20, 21, and 23
Writing 2
Writing 106
Writing 109
Writing 161
Writing 163
Writing 203