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Gloria Golec

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Gloria Golec

Professor, English

Tel.: (630) 942-3412
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2729J
golecg@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • 20th Century French and American Literature: Theater and Novel

Asian Literature

Professional Activities — Other

  • Literature of Chicago Project
  • Illinois Humanities Council Residential Seminar, "Understanding Islam"
  • NEH Project, "Death, Grief and Mourning as Windows on East Asian Culture"
  • East-West Center, University of Hawaii, "Infusing Asian Studies into the Curriculum"
  • Imitation Hemingway Contests: "The Old Man in the Yard." The Best of Bad Hemingway.
     

Professional Travel:

  • Field Study in Spain
  • Field Study in Russia
  • Field Study in Italy
  • Field Study in Poland
  • Field Study in Japan
  • Field Study in China
     

Courses Taught:

  • English 1101, 1102 - Composition
  • English 1150 - Short Fiction
  • English 2210 - Literary Journal: Prairie Light Review
  • English 2226 - Masterpieces of World Literature
     

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Council of Teachers of English Community College Humanities Association
     

Education:

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Emory University
  • M. A. English, DePaul University
  • B. A. English/French, Northern Illinois University
  • Language Study, Sorbonne, Paris
     

Awards and Recognitions:

  • "Woman of Distinction" Nominee, College of DuPage
  • Henry Luce Foundation Grant, East-West Center
  • C.O.D Multicultural Grant, East-West Center
  • AAUW Project Renew Grant