Larry Gray

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Dr. Larry Gray's teaching and research interests include Film, Adaptation Studies, 20th Century British Literature, 19th and 20th Century American Literature, and Henry James. He has published articles in the Henry James Review, Adaptation (Oxford University Press), Notes on Contemporary Literature, and in book-length collections on Robert Penn Warren and Henry James. He has presented papers on fiction, film, and film adaptations at conferences in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic, South Korea, and China. Dr. Gray has also been awarded four separate NEH-funded nationally-competitive Fellowships for week-long seminars with distinguished scholars (Louis Menand, Christopher Ricks, Robert Pippin, and Sarah Beckwith) at the National Humanities Center in North Carolina. From AASCU he has been awarded two Fellowships for the Japan Studies Institute, through which he gave presentations first at San Diego State University in a two-week residency and the following year during a two-week tour of universities throughout Japan.

Larry Gray

Courses Taught:

  • EH 102 English Composition II
  • EH 202 American Literature II: 1865 to Present
  • EH 204 British Literature II: 1800 to Present
  • EH 205 Literature for Life I: Beginnings to 20th Century
  • EH 309 Film Noir, Classics, and Melodrama
  • EH 370 The American Novel
  • EH 409 The Art of the Film
  • EH 424 Special Topics in Film Studies (Alfred Hitchcock)
  • EH 424 Special Topics in Film Studies (Alright, Alright, Alright: The Films of Richard Linklater)
  • EH 424 Special Topics in Film Studies (Coming of Age)
  • EH 424 Special Topics in Film Studies (The Summer Journey)
  • EH 467 Twentieth-Century English Fiction
  • EH 501 Introduction to Graduate Study in English
  • EH 570 Special Problems


  • Ph.D. in English from University of Virginia
  • M.A. in English from University of Virginia
  • B.A. in English from Rhodes College

Other Responsibilities

  • Literature Survey Committee Chair
  • Third Year Review Committee Chair
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee Chair
  • Teaching Effectiveness Committee Co-Chair
  • Faculty Mentor Committee