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Gene Farrington

Professor - English and Drama

Office:
Gibbons 500D

School:
Arts & Sciences

Education:
Ph.D. Dramatic Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara
M.A. Theatre Arts, California State University, Los Angeles
B.A. English, California State University, Los Angeles
Courses: Writing Film & TV, University of California, Los Angeles

Areas of Teaching & Research:
Dramatic Literature, Shakespeare & Renaissance Literature, Creative Writing (Fiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting) Modern-Postmodern Literature, Japanese Literature, African Literature, Irish Literature, Literature of American Southwest, Acting/Directing/Theatre Practices

School/University Continuous Service:
Graduate Contemporary Communication Council
Faculty Advisor Ye Merrie Masquers

Publications:
Breath of Kings (novel) Doubleday,
The Mass According to St. Lester Statement Magazine
The Blue Heron publication pending Water Street Press
Michael Roland-James mystery series publication pending Water Street Press

Plays Produced:
Edward of Caernarvon (Los Angeles) The Mass According to St. Lester (Los Angeles, San Diego) Halek (Santa Barbara) The Scarlet Tin Soldier (Baltimore) Alice, Where Art Thou Going? (Baltimore) A Doll’s House (Adaptation) (Baltimore) Jane (Baltimore) The Women Women (Baltimore)

Teaching Abroad:
Notre Dame of Kyoto (semester) Japan

Membership / Adjudication:
MLA
ATHE
KCACT
BPF

Directing 2011-2012 Academic Year:
Desdemona Marian B. Copeland Theatre
Godspell LeClerc Auditorium
Mama from Ghana Marian B. Copeland Theatre