Ryan Marnane, Lecturer for the Department of English and Cultural Studies, received his PhD in Humanities from Salve Regina University in 2018. His research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary, drawing on literary criticism, media studies and experimental narratives, philosophy and history of technology, and the environmental humanities. He has published with the Journal of Ecocriticism, Harvard University’s Nieman Storyboard Magazine, Punctum Books Press, Humanities and Technology Review, and the Journal of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies. In addition to teaching at Bryant since 2015, Marnane has held the position of Associate Lecturer in English at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Instructor of Humanities with Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs. At Bryant, Marnane teaches Writing Workshop, Introduction to Literary Studies, Contemporary Literature, Studies in Narrative, and The Image of Business in Literature.
Ph D, Salve Regina University
MA, Salve Regina University
BA, Providence College
Marnane, R., From Paratext to Text, Scholar to Ragpicker: Inverted Criticism and the Heidi B. Morton Archive, Punctum Books Press, 2020.
Marnane, R., From Print to 360-Degree Immersive: On Introducing Literary Journalism Across Mediums, Literary Journalism Studies, 2019.
Marnane, R., The Environmental Humanities: A Critical Introduction, Humanities and Technology Review, 2019.
Faculty Innovation Grant, 2019
Interdisciplinary literary studies, digital humanities and electronic literature, business fiction, the environmental humanities, narrative theory, studies in nonfiction, English composition
Interdisciplinary literary studies, electronic and experimental narrative, neoliberalism and contemporary literature, interdisciplinary and experimental pedagogy
Modern Language Association
Northeast Modern Language Association
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
Humanities and Technology Association
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment