Toby H Loeffler

TitleContinuing Lecturer
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentWriting Program,
College Nine
Office HoursSpring 2018: MWF 2:00-3:00, and by apointment
Campus Mail StopPorter Faculty Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Toby H Loeffler

Research Interests

Writing pedagogy; Early-twentieth-century British and Spanish literature; history and theory of the British and European novel; British and European modernism; literature and nationalism; ideology; cultural studies

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Cornell University
M.A., Comparative Literature, Cornell University
M.A., English Literature, CSUDH
M.A., Spanish Literature, UCLA
B.A., Spanish and Linguistics, Classical Civilization, UCLA

Selected Publications

  • “‘Erin Go Bragh’: ‘Banal Nationalism’ and the Joycean Performance of Irish Nationhood.” Journal of Narrative Theory 39.1 (Winter 2009) 29-56.

  • “The ‘Backbone of England’: History, Memory, Landscape, and the Fordian Reconstruction of Englishness.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language 53.1 (Spring 2011) 1-25.

Courses Taught

College Nine Core, 80A, C, and D
Stevenson College Core, 80A
Writing 2, Rewriting Green: Sustainability and the Politics of Food
Writing 2, Literature as a Weapon: Reading and Writing about Fiction
Writing 2, The Art of the Essay
Writing 2: Reading and Writing about Contemporary America