Email: nloper@ua.edu
Office: 
Morgan 205
Office Phone: 
205-348-3353
Courses: 
EN 101
EN 102
EN 103 “Adaptation”
EN 103 "The American President"
EN 103 “Crime and Punishment”
EN 103 "Crossroads"
EN 103 "Memory, Truth, and Lies"
EN 103 “Multimedia Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet”
EN 104 BUI Advanced English Composition “Fidelity or (Re)Vision in Adaptation”
EN 205 English Literature I
EN 215 Honors English Literarture I
EN 206 English Literature II
EN 216 Honors English Literature II
EN 311 Teen Shakespeare
EN 333 Shakespeare
EN 533 Practicum in Teaching College English 101
EN 534 Practicum in Teaching College English 102

Natalie Loper earned her BA in English from Quincy University and her MA and PhD in English from the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at The University of Alabama. Her teaching and research interests include Shakespeare and film, teen films, adaptation and appropriation theory, and pedagogy. Her duties as Assistant Director of the First-year Writing Program include creating and coordinating the 100-level online courses and training graduate student teachers and online instructors.

Publications:

Shakespeare/Not Shakespeare, co-edited with Christy Desmet and Jim Casey. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in 2017 as part of the Reproducing Shakespeare Series, edited by Thomas Cartelli and Katherine Rowe

Introduction to Shakespeare/Not Shakespeare, with Christy Desmet and Jim Casey

“Finding Shakespeare in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.” Forthcoming in Shakespeare/Not Shakespeare

“Ordinary Stardom: The Tragic Duality of Julia Stiles’s Ophelia.” Shakespeare’s Female Icons. Spec. issue of Upstart Crow. 31 (2012): 14-33.

“Adapting Composition, Arguing Adaptation: Using Adaptation in the Composition Classroom.” The Pedagogy of Adaptation. Ed. Dennis Cutchins, Laurence Raw, and James M. Welsh. Scarecrow Press, 2010: 35-52.

Dissertation:

Deny Thy Father, Yet Seek to Please Him?: Subversive Shakespeare and the Authoritative Desire of Shakespearean Teen Films