UMass Boston

Rebecca Romanow

Senior Lecturer II
Wheatley Hall Floor 06


PhD, University of Rhode Island

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Twenty-first century World film; Low-tech film; The Middle-Eastern Youth film

Recent Conference Presentations & Guest Lectures

  • March, 2013: “Participatory Culture and Fan Fiction: Literature From iPhones and Twitter.”
  • 2013:  “Facebook Fiction, Twitter Literature, and the Cellphone Novel Roundtable." Northeastern MLA, Boston, MA. 
  • September, 2011: Projecting Words, Writing Images.  Read/Write Series.  University of Rhode Island. (Invited)
  • April, 2011: “The End of the Bush Years and the Films of 2007: Powerlessness, Plague, and Politics.”  Cinema and Demos.  Northeastern Modern Language Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  • October, 2010: “History of Indian Film.” Guest Lecture. University of Rhode Island.
  • September, 2010: “Turtles Can Fly: Invasion, Influence and Inevitability Along the Frontier.”  Guest Lecture (twice).  University of Rhode Island.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 101: Composition I
  • ENGL 102: Composition II
  • ENGL 181G: 21st Century Youth in Novels and Film
  • ENGL 200: Understanding Literature
  • ENGL 201: Five British Authors
  • ENGL 258: World Cinema
  • ENGL 262G: Art of Literature
  • ENGL 324: The Short Story
  • ENGL 329: Narrative Forms in Novels and Film
  • HON 101: 21st Century Writing