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Dennis Cutchins

Professor
English faculty , English

4167 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

AM ST 300
MW 9:30-10:45 a.m.
3082 JFSB

AM ST 360
MW 1:00-1:50 p.m.
4188 JFSB

AM ST 360
F 1:00-2:50 p.m.
4188 JFSB

ENGL 364
MW 9:30-10:45 a.m.
3082 JFSB

HCOLL 290R
T 4:00-4:50 p.m.
B140 JFSB

STUDENT CONSULTATIONS

MW 11:00-2:00 or by appointment

Specialization

American Literature

Subspecializations

Late 19C

Biography

Dennis Cutchins has taught at BYU since 1997. He earned a PhD in American literature, specializing in contemporary Native American novels, from the Florida State University in 1997. Dr. Cutchins has written several articles on Native American authors Leslie Marmon Silko and Louise Erdrich. He teaches American literature, with specializations in Native American literature and film and literature. Recently he has edited several books on adaptation, particularly film adaptation. These include Adaptation Studies (co-edited with Christa Albrecht Crane, published by Farleigh Dickinson UP),The Pedagogy of Adaptation (co-edited with James Welsh and Lawrence Raw, published by Scarecrow) and Redefining Adaptation Studies (co-edited with Welsh and Raw and published by Scarecrow).

He serves on University’s Faculty Advisory Council, on the Board of Directors for the Charles Redd Center for Wester Studies, and on the Board of Directors for the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.  He’s also a co-director for BYU’s long running International Cinema program.

Degrees

PhD, Florida State, 1997

Awards & Honors

Department Citizenship Award 2008

Courses Taught

ENGL 345 Literature and Film
ENGL 362 American Literature from the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twentieth Century
ENGL 293 American Literary History
ENGL 336 American Novel
ENGL 364 Literature and Cultures of the American West

Research Interests

Adaptation studies, Cormac McCarthy, Ernest Hemingway.

Teaching Interests

American literature, film, adaptation studies, Native American literatures.

Honors and Awards

  • English Department Faculty Scholarship Award, BYU English Department (2019 - 2019)
  • Alcuin Fellowship in General Education, BYU General Education (2017 - 2019)

Memberships

  • South Atlantic Modern Language Association (2015 - Present)
  • Association for Adaptation Studies (2014 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, Modern Language Association (2020 - 2023)
  • Committee/Council Member, Frankenread (2018 - 2018)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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