Department of English

Brian Artese

Lecturer of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 181
Phone: 470-578-2661


Teaching at Kennesaw State since 2012.

Other affiliations: Trustee, Joseph Conrad Society of America; Member of Modern Language Association. PhD in English, Northwestern University.

Specializations: Narrative theory, Transatlantic Modernism, Critical theory.

Courses Regularly Taught: English 1101, 1102 and 2110.

Most Recent or Most Important Publications: Testimony on Trial: Conrad, James and the Contest for Modernism, University of Toronto Press, April 2012; “Overhearing Testimony: James in the Shadow of Sentimentalism,” The Henry James Review, 27:2 (Spring 2006): 103-125 (Winner of the 2006 Leon Edel Prize); “‘Speech Was of No Use’: Conrad, a New Journalism and the Critical Abjection of Testimony,” Novel, 36:2 (Spring 2004): 176-197.

Digital Humanities Project: “Introduction to Poststructuralism,” 2010; “Foucault reads Kafka,” 2010.


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