Sarah Holt

Senior Lecturer in English Literature

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

George Eliot Building
Room: GE316
Email: lsx005@coventry.ac.uk


Qualifications:
• M.A. English Literature, University of Warwick
• B.A (Hons), Combined Studies, Nene College, affiliated to Leicester University
• Diploma, Teaching and learning in HE, Coventry University
• Certificate, Teaching and learning in HE, Coventry University
• Cambridge/RSA Certificate, TEFLA, Gloucester College of Higher Education


Research Interests:
• Current PhD research is on contemporary African American Western writers


Selected Professional Activities:
• Recruitment, Guangzhou University of Foreign Studies, 2005 and 2006
• 1997 - Visiting lecturer to Moscow State University
• Contributor (in Contemporary American fiction) to Routledge online ABES (Annotated Bibliography for English Studies)
• Member of BAAS (British Association of American Studies)


Responsibilities
• Year two tutor for BA English
• Coordinator for literature
• Supervisor for final year literature dissertations

Teaching
• Contemporary Fiction – American Gothic
• Re-writing the American South – contemporary Southern fiction
• Postcolonial Literatures – Caribbean
• Voices from the American West – Native American narratives and the Western genre
• Contemporary African American Fiction

Coventry University No.1 Modern University No.1 Modern University in the Midlands
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021