Dr. Frederic Svoboda

Professor

Campus Phone: (810) 762-3466

E-mail: fsvoboda@umflint.edu


Education

Ph.D. in English, Michigan State University (1978).
Graduate, Radcliffe Course in Publishing Procedures, Harvard University (Summer, 1975).
M.A. in English, Michigan State University (1973).
B.A. with honor in English, Michigan State University (1971).

Specializations/Areas of Interest

American Literature (beginnings to present)
British Literature (1800 to present)
Creative Writing (Esp. fiction)
American Studies/Popular Culture, including film

Courses I Teach

ENG 202 Introduction to Prose Fiction
ENG 241 Elements of Literary Analysis
ENG 299 Topics in Literature: Midwestern Writers
ENG 357 Modern American Literature
ENG 358 Major Novelists: Hemingway
ENG 368 Post-Modern American Literature
ENG 392 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
ENG 400 Seminar: Hemingway, Fitzgerald and the Lost Generation
ENG 432/532 The American Novel
ENG 434/534 American Dramatic Literature
ENG 435/535 American Film I
ENG 436/536 American Film II
AMC 501 The Mind of America
AMC 590 Directed Research
AMC 591 Thesis (40+ theses supervised)