Photo: Brooke CarlsonBrooke Carlson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, English
Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
(808) 739-7439


English 101 Introduction to Expository Writing, English 102 Expository Writing, English 201 Types of Literature, English 256 Poetry and Drama, English 315 Backgrounds in British Literature, English 319 Studies in Shakespeare, English 362 Advanced Expository Writing (brick & mortar as well as online)

Academic Degrees

Ph.D.  University of Southern California    English Literature
B.A.     Bowdoin College                                English and French

Fields: Composition and Rhetoric, Early Modern Drama, English Renaissance, Korean Shakespeare, Assessment, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Dissertation: “Printing Pleasing Profit: The Crafting of Capital Selves and Sales in Early Modern, English Drama.” Bruce R. Smith, Chair.

Selected Publications

“A Journeying Shakespeare, or Adjourning Shakespeare:  Making (Foreign) Shakespeare in Seoul.” Shakespeare’s Asian Journeys: Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel. Routledge, 2017.

“Twitagogy:  Writing, Information Literacy, Written Communication, and 21st Century Pedagogy.” GLOKALde: United Distance Education for Eastern Europe Western Asia Northern Africa. 2.4 (2016): 75-91.

Book Review:  Lee Seong-Bok. Ah, Mouthless Things.  Green Integer, 2017. in World Literature Today. University of Chicago Press, November-January, 2018.

Book Review:  Richard Murphy’s The Body Politic.  Prolific Press, 2016. in Red Savina Review: The Online Literary Magazine in the Southwest. May, 2017.    

Book Review:  The Colors of Dawn:  Twentieth-Century Korean Poetry.  University of Hawaii Press, 2016. in World Literature Today. University of Chicago Press, January-February, 2017.  

Selected Conferences, Talks and Speaking Engagements

“’Protection, Correction, and Reflection:’  Faculty-Driven Assessment of the Core Competencies at Chaminade University.” Academic Resource Conference. San Francisco, CA. April 25-7, 2018.

“Colliding Worlds On Such A Full Sea:  Lee’s Sci-fi Race and Readership.” Far West Popular Culture Association annual conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. February 23-5, 2018.   

“Circulation and Economy:  Shaking out the Shakes-Subject and Subjectivity Across the East and West.”  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association One-Hundred-and-Fifteenth Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI. November 10-12, 2017.

“Composition and Rhetoric” – Panel Moderator.  Four Presentations, including Norah Ashe-McNally (USC), Nathalie Joseph (USC), Sarah Allen (UH-Manoa), Anne Ruggles Gere (U Michigan), and Lauren Nishimura (Doctoral Candidate at UH-Manoa). Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association One-Hundred-and-Fifteenth Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI. November 10-12, 2017.

“Swimming Uncomfortably Out of Bounds On Such A Full Sea:  Time Traveling, Race, and Sci-fi in Chang-Rae Lee.” Science Fictions Popular Cultures Academic Conference: HawaiiCon 2017. Muana Lani Bay Resort-Hawaii, HI. September 14-17, 2017.

“Cultivating Capacity and Writing Collaboratively.”  Co-collaboration with Virginia Bower for Special Cultivation Session. Conference on College Composition and Communication Sixty-Eighth Annual Convention. Portland, OR. March 15-18, 2017.