Michael Crowley

 Title: Visiting Assistant Professor mike       Department: English                                      Fields of interest: American literature,  postmodern, modernism, southern literature  Degrees: B.A., Columbia University; Ph. D.  University of Georgia

Contact Information

Email: mcrowley@allegheny.edu
Phone: 814-332-2882

Office Information

Office Location: Odd Fellows 213
Office Hours: Spring 2017

Tuesdays 1:45 to 2:45 pm ; Thursdays 5:00-5:30 pm and by appointment


  • “Reexamining the Origins of ‘After the Storm.’”  Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment.  Eds. Kirk Curnutt and Gail Sinclair. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009.  189-205.

 Selected Conference Papers and Readings

  • “Designing Authenticity: Don DeLillo’s Underworld and the Postmodern Encyclopedic Novel.” College English Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 26-28, 2009.
  • “Reexamining the Origins of ‘After the Storm.’”  “Key West Hemingway,” The Eleventh Biennial International Ernest Hemingway Society Conference, Key West, Florida, June 7-12, 2004.
  • “Miracles and Nuclear Bombs: Authenticity in Don DeLillo’s Underworld.”  Narrative: an International Conference, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, April 22-25, 2004.
  • “John Milton Oskison’s New Indian.”  MELUS 2004, San Antonio, Texas, March 10-14, 2004.
  • “‘I Die for Mon Violon’: The Source of Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s ‘M’Sieu Fortier’s Violin.’”  Southern Women Writers Conference, Berry College, Rome, GA, October 16-18, 2003.
  • “Authenticity and the Medieval in Don DeLillo’s White Noise.”  The Seventeenth Annual International Meeting of the Conference on Medievalism, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, October 18-19, 2002.
  • “The Line Between Visible and Invisible: Pynchon and Ellison.”  Society for the Study of Multi-ethnic Literature of the United States (Melus) Panel: “Invisibility Revisited”; South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), Atlanta, GA, November 9-11, 2001.
  • “History through the Lens of Astronomy: Thomas Pynchon’s Mason & Dixon.”  Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), Cleveland, OH, November 1-3, 2001.