Nanora Sweet Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of English and Women's Studies
University of Missouri-St. Louis
8001 Natural Bridge, St. Louis, MO 63121

Home: 7028 Dale Ave. 
St. Louis, MO 63117-1929
Office: 314-516-6383
Fax: 314-516-5415

Areas of Specialization

Other Interests


M.A. U. Missouri-Columbia, 1966, English; Honors


1964-66, U. Missouri-Columbia, Teaching Assistant, English
1966-68, U. Missouri-Columbia, Instructor, English
1975-76, St. Louis Community College, Adjunct, English
1976-81, Webster Groves High School, Secondary Teacher, English
1981- U. Missouri-St. Louis, Lecturer, English; 1995, Lecturer of the Year; 1997- Assistant Professor


1997-2000 Director, Institute for Women=s and Gender Studies, U. Missouri-St. Louis


Romantic Chronology,, 1995-

Repertory Theater of St. Louis, Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, 1997

Artist-in-Schools, Omaha, Nebraska, 1974

Published Scholarly Works

AThirty-Nine Ways to Avoid Book Reports.@ English Journal (April 1984)

Program Notes, Tom Stoppard=s Arcadia, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, February 1997

Works In Progress

Bibliographic entry on Felicia Hemans, Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, 3rd ed.

Forthcoming Cambridge U P

The Bowl of Liberty: Hemans and Mediterranean Poetics, in progress

Biography of Felicia Hemans, with Barbara D. Taylor, in planning

The Bourgeois Laureate: Poetry and Reform, under development

Papers Presented

Scholarly Awards

Rackham Non-Traditional Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1987-88
Center for the Education of Women Scholarship, University of Michigan, 1988-89
Heberle Award (Dissertation Second Prize) Department of English, University of Michigan, 1993
Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1991-92

Thirty poems in journals such as Quartet, Concerning Poetry, Confrontation, River Styx, Delmar, Webster Review 1975-1999
Jinx Walker Prize, Academy of American Poets, Washington University, 1981
First and Second Prizes, St. Louis Wednesday Club, St. Louis Poetry Center
Numerous readings/radio appearances, Duff=s/River Styx Series, Cafe Danielle, St. Louis Women=s Poetry Group, KDHX, KWMU, other

Professional Associations
Modern Language Association, National Women's Studies Association, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Byron Society, Keats-Shelley Association, St. Louis Women=s Poetry Group, other