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April Inez Witt

Campus Address: ES 0017C
Phone: 317-274-2175
Email: aiwitt@iupui.edu


Appointments

Associate Textual Editor, Peirce Edition Project; Professional Editing Program, Institute for American Thought

Education

B.A. in English, Butler University, 2003 M.A. in Comparative Literature, Indiana University, 2006 Ph.D. English and Comparative Literature, Indiana University, 2015

Bio

Born in Muncie, April Witt reads compulsively. Favorite authors: Joan Didion, Thomas Pynchon. Huge fan of Game of Thrones (both books and show). Secret browser of Twitter, though unwilling to make social media posts of any sort. Nonetheless, avid writer and editor. Enjoys running, gardening, and reading aloud to children.

Academic Interests

Critical and Textual Theory, Scholarly Editing C. S. Peirce, Literary Pragmatism Medieval Romance, Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Novel

Teaching

IUPUI: ENG-L501 Professional Scholarship in Literature; ENG-L680 Textual Theory and Criticism; ENG-L701 Descriptive Bibliography and Textual Problems IU: ENG-W131 Elementary Composition; CMLT-C110 Literature and Composition; CMLT-C151 Introduction to Popular Culture: Representing Arthurian Literature; CMLT- C216 Science Fiction, Fantasy, and the Western Tradition; CMLT-C217 Detective, Mystery and Horror Literature; CMLT-C310 Film Adaptation: Noir Fiction and the Coen Brothers

Awards

Most recently the Tutungi Award for the best Master's Thesis in 2007.

Publications

"Critiques of Courtly Love" in Postscript to the Name of the Rose, ed. Alison Ganze (Syracuse, Syracuse University Press, 2009). The Writings of Charles S. Peirce: A Chronological Edition, vol. 9, ed. Peirce Edition Project (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, forthcoming 2018).

Service

Committee Member, Boy Scouts of America, Pack 124

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