Dr. Brian Glaser
Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
- University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D.
- Brian teaches courses in literary studies, rhetoric and creative writing. He is the Director of Chapman’s Writing Center. He has been the recipient of Berkeley’s Eisner Prize for Poetry, a Fulbright award to Germany, a DAAD fellowship, and Chapman’s award for Curriculum Innovation in Sustainability Education. His research focuses on the relation between the therapeutic and social functions of writing.
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
“The Taboo of Experience.” Pennsylvania Literary Journal 8.1 (2016): 49-60
“Wallace Stevens and Racial Melancholy.” College Literature 42.2 (2015): 385-395.
“The Spiritual Work of Art in the Poetry of Robert Duncan.” Polish Journal for American Studies 9 (2015): 75-96.
“The Implied Reader and Depressive Experience in Louise Glück’s The Wild Iris.” Amerikastudien 60.2/3 (2015): 201-213.
“Americans and Climate Change: Transnationalism and Reflection in Environmental Writing.” European Journal of American Studies 9.2 (2014): 1-12.
“Lyrics as Gifts: Relational Freedom in Whitman, Hughes and Dylan.” Americana: E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary 10.2 (2014).
“Two Against Freud: Pinsky’s ‘Essay on Psychiatrists’ in a Philosophical Context.” American Imago 71.4 (2014): 445-458.
“Environmental Crisis and Transitional Phenomena: Brenda Hillman’s Ecopoetic Playing.” European Journal of Ecopsychology 5 (2014): 39-53.