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JASON VEST

JASON VEST

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
EC Bldg. 2nd Flr. Rm. 216A
 671-735-2735
 671-734-2731
 jvest@uguam.uog.edu

Degrees Earned: 
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., Rhodes College (Memphis, TN)

 

Biography: 

Dr. Vest, Jason
Room: EC-216A
Office Hours: TBA
Phone: (671) 735-2735
Email: japaves@yahoo.com

Specialties
Modernism; Postmodernism; Science Fiction; Crime Fiction; Espionage Fiction; Children's Fiction; Graphic Novels; African-American Fiction; Film, Television, and Media Studies; Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century American Literature and Culture

Spring 2013 Courses
EN212-01: Survey of American Literature II
TTh 4:00pm-5:20pm, EC103

EN314-01: British Literature: 1800-Present
TTh 12:30pm-1:50pm, EC106

EN480/580-01: Literary Theory
T 6:00pm-8:50pm, EC103

Select Publications: 

Books
Future Imperfect: Philip K. Dick at the Movies (Praeger Press, 2007 & Bison Books, 2009)
The Postmodern Humanism of Philip K. Dick (Scarecrow Press, 2008)
"The Wire," "Deadwood," "Homicide," and "NYPD Blue": 
Violence is Power (Prager Press, 2010)
Inside Man: Spike Lee's Cinematic Provocations (Praeger Press, forthcoming 2013)

Selected Articles
"Glass Ceilings: Feminist Police Work in The Shield" (2012)
"Pop Goes the Easel: Art and Entertainment in the Digital Age" (2011)
"Christopher Eccleston and Doctor Who's 'Father's Day'" (2011)
Review Essay
"I Am Not Philip K. Dick" (review of Laurence A. Rickels' I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick, March 2012)