1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Murphy

Book Chapters

  • “The ’Ind Legs of The Elephink:  Pantomime, Prophecy and Tosh in Parade’s End,” in Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes eds, Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End:  The First World War, Culture, and Modernity. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2014.

Conference Presentations

  • "Ford Madox Ford and the Rossettis:  Modernist Medievalism from Ancient Lights to Parade's End," The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, Ky, 2017.
  • Mister Bosphorus and the Muses:  Ford, English Pantomime, and the Modernist Miracle Year,” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, 2016.
  • “Stilted Boys and Very Plucky Girls:  English Pantomime in Conrad and Ford,” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, 2013.
  • “The ’Ind Legs of The Elephink:  Pantomime, Prophecy and Tosh in Parade’s End,” Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End:  Modernism and The First World War, London, UK, 2012.
  • “Prophecy and Tosh:  Ford’s Parade’s End,” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, KY, 2010.
  • “Sweet Smile and Mocking Mouth:  Barrie’s Peter Pan,” Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture Conference, Louisville, KY, 2007.
  • “Jest and Earnest:  Conrad’s Chance,” The Edwardians Conference, London, UK, 2006.
  • “Being Prepared:  Avant-Garde Englishness in Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys,” Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture Conference, Louisville, KY, 2005.
  • “Jubilee Redux:  The Post-War and Modern Memory in Strachey’s Queen Victoria,” Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO, 2004.
  • “Sergeant Pepper and Colonel Blimp:  Englishness, The Swinging Sixties, and World War One,” University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 2004.
  • “Sunset Estates:  Englishness, Suburbia, and Modernity” Modernist Studies Association, Birmingham, UK, 2003.
  • “A Period Piece:  Modernity, ‘Anachronism,’ and Edwardian Time,” Modernist Studies Association, Madison, WI, 2002.
  • “History, Genre, and Ellipsis in Morris’s News from Nowhere,” University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 2000.

Courses Taught

  • Academic and Professional Writing (Sequence)
  • AMC's Mad Men and Modern Society
  • Apocalyptic Fiction and Film
  • College Composition (Sequence) (Piedmont Virginia Community College)
  • Communicating with the Public
  • Dystopian Fiction and Film
  • Films of Alfred Hitchcock
  • Films of Stanley Kubrick
  • HBO’s The Wire and Modern Society
  • History of Literatures in English (Sequence)
  • Indian and Indian-Diaspora Literature
  • Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Fiction
  • Modern and Contemporary Anglophone Poetry
  • Modern Times:  The 1890’s and The 1900’s
  • Modern Times:  The 1950’s and The 1960’s
  • Music of The Beatles
  • Pavilion Writers
  • Superheroes and Modern Mythology
  • Survey of American Literature (Sequence) (Piedmont Virginia Community College)
  • Survey of British Literature (Sequence) (Piedmont Virginia Community College)

Service

  • Director, The Writing Center, University of Virginia
  • Assistant Director, The Writing Center, University of Virginia
  • Tutor, The Writing Center, University of Virginia

Honors

  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in English, University of Virginia
First Name: 
John B.
Position: 
Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Email: 
jbm9d@virginia.edu
Computing ID: 
jbm9d
Office Address: 

140D Bryan Hall

Degrees: 

Ph.D. University of Virginia
M.A. University of Georgia
B.A. University of Georgia

Introduction: 

 

    Office Hours: 

    MWF 12:00-12:45
    MWF 2:00-245

    Class Schedule: 

    MWF 9:00-9:50
    MWF 10:00-10:50
    MWF 1:00-1:50

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