English and Journalism

Merrill Cole

Associate Professor
Poetry / Modernism / Queer Studies / Creative Writing
M.F.A. / Joint-Ph.D.

Email m-cole@wiu.edu
Office 109 Simpkins Hall: 309-298-1410
Office hours M 2-4, TT 2-3, & by appt. (SPRING 15)
Web page http://faculty.wiu.edu/M-Cole/

Merrill Cole received his M.F.A. from Cornell University, and a Joint-Ph.D. in the Department of English and in the Theory and Criticism Program of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington.

He has published The Other Orpheus: A Poetics of Modern Homosexuality (Routledge 2003), as well as numerous critical articles and poems. His translation from the German of Anita Berber and Sebastian Droste's Dances of Vice, Horror, and Ecstasy was published in 2012 by Side Real Press.

He was a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow to Germany during the 2010-11 academic year, as well as a guest professor at the Art Institute of Braunschweig.

His faculty webpage is faculty.wiu.edu/M-Cole/.