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Steve Hutkins

Steve Hutkins

Associate Professor
B.A. English, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975
M.A. English, New York University, 1977
Ph.D. English, New York University, 1986

Steven Hutkins received his Ph.D. in English Renaissance literature. His current teaching and research interests focus on place studies and travel literature. His courses include "A Sense of Place" (a study of how we experience places and how they shape us); "Travel Narratives" (nonfiction travel literature); "Travel Fictions" (novels and short stories about journeys); "The Travel Habit" (about travel during the Great Depression); "Travel Classics" (a great books course); and "The Art of Travel" (an online course for students studying abroad). He has also taught courses on Greek and Renaissance literature, postmodern fiction, utopian literature, and prose style. In 1998, he received NYU's Distinguished Teaching Award. Website: http://www.travel-studies.com


Contact Information

Steve Hutkins

Associate Professor
1 Wash Pl, Room 608
(212) 998-7361
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Office Hours
Friday 11:15-12:30, 3:15-4


2015 Fall

The Art of Travel

The Travel Habit: On the Road in the Thirties
Fri 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM

2014 Spring

A Sense of Place
Tue,Thu 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

American Road Trip
Tue,Thu 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

The Travel Habit: On the Road in the Thirties
Tue,Thu 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

literature; place; travel; utopia; writing

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