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DENNIS MOORE, Associate Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Ph.D. North Carolina (1990), is certainly in good company. He specializes in the literature and culture of eighteenth-century America and in U.S. literature to 1900 as well as in African American literature and culture. Associate Faculty, African-American Studies Program; affiliated faculty, History of Text Technologies program. He founded and now co-choreographs the American Studies Association's Early American Matters Caucus and is a Board member and recent president of the A.S.A.'s largest regional chapter, "SASA" — which met in early 2013 in Charleston. He is also a past president of the interdisciplinary Society of Early Americanists. Click here to read his presidential address at the SEA's first-ever joint conference (Williamsburg + Jamestown in 2007) with the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture. He's a life member of the Toni Morrison Society, the St. Marks Wildlife Refuge Association, and SSAWW, among others. For seven years he served as Faculty Director of FSU's Bryan Hall Learning Community; click here for details about the discussion he led, mid-April 2012, on "Why We Still Teach!"


"Overall, Moore's edition of Letters From an American Farmer and Other Essays offers readers a meticulously researched, comprehensive, accessible collection that will significantly contribute to Crèvecoeur scholarship and early American studies."
   --from review of the Harvard University Press edition in Early American Literature's special 50th-anniversary issue

Presentations (including one at the Library of Congress and another as a Road Scholar : ) and a panel on that Harvard volume.


Two decades and counting: quite the array of interdisciplinary colloquies [click here for list-in-progress]



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