The teaching and research provided through our department focus upon the critical interpretation, social and historical context, and creative expression of literature and culture. The department cultivates the understanding and skills critical to participation and success in a complex, multicultural and global world.
- Jeffrey Arellano Cabusao - Associate Professor
- Thomas Chandler - Professor
- Maura Coughlin - Associate Professor
- Amber Day - Associate Professor
- Janet Dean - Professor
- Cileine Izabel deLourenco - Professor
- William Graves III - Associate Professor
- Theresa A. Hasseler - Professor
- Steven Jablow - Lecturer
- Martha Kuhlman - Professor
- Matthew Neill Null - Lecturer
- Alex Perullo - Professor
- Thomas John Roach - Associate Professor
- Elizabeth Walden - Professor
- Joan Zaretti - Lecturer
- Scott Alario
- Mary Andersen
- James Beaver
- Ed Brown
- Stephanie Carter
- Nancy Craven
- Amy Foley
- Jonathan Gibbs
- Donald Holder
- Jennifer Horan
- Sean Keck
- Sarah Kruse
- Liliya Krys-Burhoe
- Patricia C. Lange
- David Liao
- Karen A. Maguire
- Sarah H Maitland
- Ryan Marnane
- Maureen C. Masse
- Andrew J. Naughton
- Kristen Park
- Charlene M. Phillips
- Jean M. Plunkett
- Erich Schumacher
- Laura Aguilar-Milano Vares
- Victor Wildman
- Shannon Zellars-Strohl
Amber DayAssociate Professor, English and Cultural Studies
Faculty Suite H, Room 225
Amber Day is the author of Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate. She has articles in Social Research, Popular Communication, The International Journal of Communication, The Electronic Journal of Communication, Communicazione Politica, and the anthology Satire TV: Politics and Comedy in the Post Network Era. She is editing an anthology titled DIY Utopia. Her research focuses broadly on the intersections of art and political speech, including ironic and satiric communication, political performance and activism, and public debate.
She teaches a course on Political Satire, another on Theater of Political Engagement, and sections of Introduction to Literary Studies and Introduction to Cultural Studies
Her research focuses broadly on the intersections of art and political speech, including satire and irony, political performance and activism, and public debate.
- International Communication Association
- National Communication Association
- Society for Cinema and Media Studies
- 2017, Research and Publication Award
- 2016, Bryant University Merit Award
- 2014, Bryant University Merit Award, 2014
- 2012, Bryant University Merit Award 2012
- 2011, Research and Publication Award
- 2009, Merit Award
Day, A., Throwing our Voices: Ventriloquism as New Media Activism, Media, Culture, and Society, 2018.
Day, A., Irony, Satire, and the Clickhole, Texas University Press, 2017.
Day, A., Irony, New York University Press, 2016.
Day, A., Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics, Feminist Review, 2015.
Day, A., “OB Tampons and National Champions: (White) Feminist Satirists vs Rape Culture”, Television and New Media, 2018.
Day, A., Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Feminist Satire, New York University Press, 2018.
Day, A., Parodic TV News and Political Engagement, Modern Lanaguage Association, 2018.
Day, A., Culture Jamming and Media Activism, Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
Day, A., DIY Utopia: Cultural Imagination and the Remaking of the Possible, Lexington Books, 2016.
Day, A., Shifting the Conversation: Colbert's Super PAC and the Measurement of Satirical Efficacy, International Journal of Communication, 2013.
Day, A., Shifting the Conversation: Colbert's Super PAC and the Measurement of Satirical Efficacy, USC Annenberg Press, 2013.
Day, A., Live From New York, It's the Fake News! Saturday Night Live nad hte (Non) Politics of Parody, Routledge, 2012.
Day, A., Mr. Stewart and Mr. Colbert Go to Washington: Television Satirists Outside the Box, Social Text, 2012.
Day, A., Satire and Dissent: A Theoretical Overview, Comunicazione Politica, 2012.
Day, A., Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate, Indiana University Press, 2011.
Day, A., And Now...The News? Mimesis and the Real in The Daily Show, New York University Press, 2009.
Day, A., Uncensored? Reinventing Humor and Satire in Post-Soviet Russia, The Russian Journal of Communication, 2009.
Day, A., Are They for Real? Activism and Ironic Identities, Electronic Journal of Communication, 2008.
Day, A., The Maria Chronicles, Theatre Journal, 2005.