Stefanie Boese

Stefanie Boese

Lecturer in College Writing
PHD, University of Illinois at Chicago

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  • College Writing Program
    MSC 1096-153-122
    Washington University
    1 Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Stefanie Boese, PhD has been teaching in the College Writing Program since 2014. Prior to coming to St. Louis, she lived and worked in Chicago, where she completed her PhD in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her doctoral research focused on contemporary fiction and the effect of historical injury on present-day discussions of global social and political injustice. Her research has been published in Studies in American FictionJournal of Modern Literature, and Critique. She has taught courses in British Literature, Literary Theory, and Composition.

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College Writing: Technology and Selfhood

In writing about technology we will consider perspectives across the university curriculum in order to better comprehend our relationship with our tools and to scrutinize the dynamic interaction, communication, and interdependence of different kinds of tools for various means of communication and representation. We will strive to think critically about ourselves as part of larger communities and systems by attending closely to the ways we communicate with and about others through technologies such as writing, film, and social media.