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Spring Ulmer

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Main Hall Room 532
720 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
Summer Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Phone: 610-436-2822

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Spring Ulmer

Assistant Professor
Main Hall 524


  • M.F.A. (Poetry), The University of Arizona
  • M.F.A. (Nonfiction), University of Iowa


  • African Literature
  • African American Literature
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Contemporary Art Issues
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Cultural Studies
  • Feminisms
  • Genocide Literature and Theory
  • Journalism
  • Justice Studies
  • Neocolonialism
  • Poetics
  • Photography
  • World Literature

Selected Publications

"A Short History of Our Flesh and Blood." Southern Indiana Review 19.1 (Spring 2012).

"Behind the Place of Nothingness." Spoon River Poetry Review 36.1 (Winter/Spring 2011).

"Becoming the Poem." In Poets on Teaching: A Sourcebook, ed. Joshua Marie Wilkinson. University of Iowa Press, 2010.

The Age of Virtual Reproduction. Ithaca, NY: Essay Press, 2009.

Benjamin’s Spectacles: Poems. Kore Press, 2007. Selected by Sonia Sanchez as Kore Press’s 2007 First Book Award Winner for Poetry.

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