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Christopher Apap

Special Lecturer
134 O'Dowd Hall


B.A. Wayne State University

M.A. & Ph.D. New York University

Areas of Interest

  •  18th- and 19th- Century American Literature and Culture
  • Ethnic Literatures of the United States
  • Transatlantic Literary Culture
  • Cultural Geography


 “(Ir)responsible Acts:  The Transatlantic Dialogues of William Godwin and Charles Brockden Brown” in Transatlantic Sensations, ed. John

Barton and Jennifer Phegley (essay collection; Ashgate Press: 2012).

“Prospects for the Study of Washington Irving,” with Tracy Hoffman, in Resources for

American Literary Study 35 (2012).

“‘Let no man of us budge one step’: David Walker and the Rhetoric of African American Emplacement,” in Early American Literature 46.2
(2011) http://muse.jhu.edu.huaryu.kl.oakland.edu/journals/early_american_literature/v046/46.2.apap.htm
“The Genius of Latitude: Daniel Webster and the Geographical Imagination in Early America,” Journal of the Early Republic 30.2


 “Caught Between Two Opinions: Africans, Europeans and Indians in Olaudah Equiano's Interesting Narrative,” Comparative American

Studies 4.1 (2006).

Recent Courses

 Winter 2013

  • English 224: American Literature
  • AMS 300: Topics in American Studies

Fall 2012

  •  English 224: American Literature
  • AMS 300: Topics in American Studies

Summer I 2012

  •  English 111: Modern Literature

 Winter 2012

  • English 111: Modern Literature
  • English 224: American Literature

 Fall 2011

  •  English 224: American Literature
  • Honors 202:  Saints, Sinners, Sorcerers, and Slaves: Imagining the 17th Century in a Time of Crisis

Winter 2011

  • English 224: American Literature

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