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

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021