Alex Catchings

Alex Catchings

acatchings@berkeley.edu


Professional Statement

Alex's research focuses on the Internet, Cosmopolitanism, Race, and novel form. He has written on topics such as Blaxploitation films, neo-slave narratives, Wikipedia and reading practices, and mimetic representations of nostalgia. Alongside his university endeavors, Alex supports Bay Area literacy education (and attempts to generally scale the concentrated idea of rhetoric into other spheres such as Fremont, CA) through a company he co-founded with Serena Le, Open Story College & SAT Prep.



Specialties

Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
45C/203 (discussion) Literature in English: Mid-19th through the 20th Century Introductory Surveys
Fall, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
45C/102 (discussion) Literature in English: Mid-19th Through the 20th Century

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