Benjamin L. Goluboff

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Associate Professor of English 

Specialization

American Literature

Education

PhD University of Pennsylvania
MA University of Pennsylvania
BA New York University

Courses Taught

English 204 Nineteenth-Century American Literature
English 206 American Environmental Literature
English 224 Literature of the Vietnam War
English 403 Emily Dickinson

Scholarship

“The Vietnam War: A Very Short History” in Approaches to Teaching the Work of Tim O’Brien. New York: Modern Language Association, 2010. Purchase the book on Amazon.com

“Michael Heller in Theory and Practice,” Notre Dame Review 22 (2006): 216-220.

“Tim O’Brien’s Quang Ngai,” American Notes and Queries 17.2 (2004): 53-58.

‘If Madonna Be’: Emily Dickinson and Roman Catholicism,” New England Quarterly 73.3 (2000): 355-385.

“The Carnival Artist in the Cuckoo’s Nest,” in The Viking Critical Edition of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, ed. John Clark Pratt. New York: Penguin, 1996. Reprinted from Northwest Review 29.3 (1991): 109-122.

“‘A Virtuoso’s Collection:’ Hawthorne, History, and the Wandering Jew,” Nathaniel Hawthorne Review 21.1 (1995): 14-25.

“Strategies of Allusion in Poetry of the Vietnam War,” Journal of American Culture 16.3 (1993): 15-19.

Problems of the Picturesque: Nineteenth-Century American Travelers in Britain,” New Orleans Review 18.2 (1991): 5-16.

‘Latent Preparedness:’ Allusions in American Travel Literature on Britain,” American Studies 31.1 (1990): 65-82.

“Emerson’s English Traits: ‘The Mechanics of Conversation.’” American Transcendental Quarterly n.s. 3.2 (1989): 153-167.

Creative Works

“Paris 1920: Ho Chi Minh Reads Lenin’s Theses National Colonial Questions.”Anak Sastra #16, Summer 2014, p. 50. 

Ho Chi Minh is Battered by Police at a Demonstration on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Paris Commune, 1921” and “Osip Mandelstam Interviews Ho Chi Minh, Moscow, 1923.” Shout Out U.K., May 31, 2014.

Chicago Tattoos,” The New Poet, Spring 2014 (30 Days of Poetry series). 

Tithonus to Aurora” and “Guernica Obscura,” Milo Review, Volume 2, issue 1; Spring 2014. 

The Vegetation of Wisconsin,” Hamilton Stone Review, #30 Winter-Spring 2014. 

‘Duke Ellington Listening to Playback, Los Angeles 1960’ by Gordon Parks. Gelatin Silver Print,” Milo Review, Volume 1; Issue 3, Winter 2013.

Ho Chi Minh at Mouth of Source,” Cactus Heart, Issue 6, Fall 2013. 

Art Appreciation,” Sleet Magazine, Volume 5, Number 2, Fall 2013.  

”The Campus Novel in my Head,” Milo Review, Volume 1, issue 2, Fall 2013. 

Ho Chi Minh Orders Hundreds of Coffins Built for the Guerillas of the Tet Offensive, and Thinks About the Dead,” Misfit Magazine, Issue 5, Late Summer 2013.

“Contact Hours,” The Meadowland Review, Summer 2013, p. 11.

Collaborations,” Sugar Mule, 44, Summer 2013.

Dr Sheldon’s Photographs: An Elegy,” The Ilanot Review, Summer 2013. 

“Ho Chi Minh’s Women,” Milo Review, Volume 1, issue 1, Summer 2013.

‘Ezra Pound. Venice. 1971.’ by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Gelatin Silver Print” Untitled with Passengers, June 18, 2013.

‘Thelonious Monk and Town Hall Band in Rehearsal’ by W. Eugene Smith, 1959. Working Print with Smith’s Grease Pencil,” Misfit Magazine, Issue 3, Late Spring 2013. 

Chicago Taggers,” Misfit Magazine, Issue 2, Spring 2013. 

“Birding the Waukegan Superfund Site” in Dead Flowers: A Poetry Rag, volume 1, number 8, 2013.

Collaborating writer in Rescription, eds. Conner and Van Loon, Anobium Books, 2013.

“My Trail” in The Great Lakes Book Project: An Anthology of Creative Non-Fiction, ed. Knoblock, Felix Exi Books, 2013. 

“Games with the Poet,” Anobium volume 2, 2012.

Campus Prairie: A Community Assesses its Landcape,” Cabinet Magazine 6 (Spring 2002).

“An Easter Monologue,” Jewish Currents 47.4 (1993): 27-31.

“Swimming with the Baby,” Ascent 17.2 (1993): 13-17.

“Night Reference,” Willow Review (Spring 1991): 35-42.

“His Portrait.” Whetstone 5 (Fall 1988): 72-7.

“Faculties,” Hayden’s Ferry Review 2 (Spring 1987).

Awards and Honors

Great Teacher Award, Lake Forest College

Phi Beta Kappa, New York University