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DENNIS MOORE, Associate Professor and University Distinguished Teaching Professor, Ph.D. North Carolina (1990), 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. 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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