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Randi Pahlau

Randi Pahlau

Contact Information:
Haviland Hall L-08

Instructor of English; Language and Literature Department, College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences


B.A. and M.A., both in English, from Kent State; Currently completing requirements for Ph.D. in English Literature


Instructor of English at Malone, 2002-present
Lecturer of English at Malone, 1997-2002
Adjunct faculty at Malone, 1990-1997
Adjunct faculty at Walsh University, 1992-1997
Instructor of English in Canton City Schools, 1987-1989

Faculty Advisor of Alpha Rho Iota chapter of Sigma Tau Delta

Recent Scholarly Work

Publication: "Chekhov's 'Enemies'" The Explicator 62.2 winter 2004

Presentation: "'A kind overflow of kindness': (In)Gratitude and Hostil/pitality in William Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing." SCRC, Omaha, Nebraska, March 22, 2013.

Presentation:"'A contract of mutual agreeableness': Social and Financial Contracts in Three of Jane Austen's Novels," M-MLA, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 10, 2012.

Presentation: "Bread from Heaven: Manna as Symbol in the Work of Donne and Marcell," SCRC, St. Louis, Missouri, March 5, 2011

Panel: "'Refuse the evil and choose the good': Genuine Choice in Harry Potter," A Muggles Symposium, Malone University. Canton, Ohio, October 29, 2007

Panel: "Assigning and Evaluating Student Papers," Malone University. Canton, Ohio, September 13, 2005

Teaching Assignments

Gen 100 The College Experience
Eng 120 Elements of English
Eng 145 Composition I
Eng 142 Composition II
Eng 200 Literature and Society
Eng 200 OL Literature and Society
Eng 240 Foundations of British Literature
Eng 260 Professional Writing
Eng 260 OL Professional Writing
Eng 265 Jane Austen and Film
Eng 322 World Literature
Eng 322 OL World Literature
Eng 352 Shakespeare