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College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty and Staff

James Barilla

Title: Associate Professor
Department: English Language and Literature
College of Arts and Sciences
E-mail: barilla@sc.edu
Phone: 803-576-5889
Office: HUO 512
Resources: English Language and Literature
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Education

PhD, University of California, Davis, 2004
MS, University of Montana, 1995

Specialization

Creative Nonfiction
Nature Writing
Ecocriticism

Courses

Environmental Literature
Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop
Introduction to Creative Writing
Workshop in Environmental Writing
Workshop in Memoir
Workshop in Nonfiction Essay

Publications

My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned to Live with It. Creative nonfiction exploring the limits of coexistence in urban environments (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

Presentations

   • PRI (Public Radio International), Life on Earth http://bit.ly/1olxQx9
   • WHYY Philadelphia NPR Radio Times http://bit.ly/1mlbd6w
   • WGN Chicago, The Bill Leff Show, http://bit.ly/1dJJJs6
   • CT WNPR Where We Live http://bit.ly/SlUurO
   • MA NPR Inquiry with Mark Lynch, http://bit.ly/1aEPGRc