Curt Rode

Senior Instructor
Scharbauer Hall 2004B | 817-257-6983


Ph.D.,University of Tennessee, 1998
MA, University of Tennessee, 1992
BA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1998

Courses Taught

Introduction to Poetry
Introduction to Creative Writing
Sophomore Composition (Writing New Media)
Reading as a Writer
Publication Production: eleven40seven
American Literature since 1900
Poetry Writing Workshop I
American Poetry
Digital Creative Writing
Multimedia Authoring I: Image & Hyptertext
Poetry Writing Workshop II
Contemporary American Poetry
Senior Seminar

Areas of Focus

New Media & Digital Humanities, Creative Writing, 20th and 21st Century American Literature

“The Elusive Particular” and “Tub” (poems) The Prose-Poem Project 1.2 (Fall 2010)

“Not Like This. Not Alone” (poem). The Los Angeles Review (Winter 2009)

“A Kiss as a Key” (poem). The Mayo Review (2009)

“Vigorous & Engaging: Creating a University / High School Student Conference.” College Board Forum, Washington, DC, November 2015.

“Video as Exegetic and Expressive Enterprise in the Poetry Classroom.ˆ Thomas R. Watson Conference, Louisville, KY, October, 2010.

Pavel Srut Poetry Fellowship, Prague Summer Programs (Summer 2013)

  • Association of Writing Programs (AWP)
  • Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI)