Dr Scott Hicks

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of English, Theatre & Foreign Languages, UNCP
  • scott.hicks@uncp.edu
  • 910-775-4032
  • 1 University Drive
  • Pembroke NC 28372

There are 6 included publications by Dr Scott Hicks :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Black on Earth: African American Ecoliterary Traditions 2012 1446 The article reviews the book "Black on Earth: African American Ecoliterary Traditions" by Kimberly N. Ruffin.
Growing the Green Unknown: Teaching Environmental Literature in Southeastern North Carolina 2010 1335 Walking to class, we're still lesson planning. Indeed, although we had thought about and discussed since we were hired in fall 2006 the idea of team-teaching an environmental literature class from the perspectives of our disciplinary specialties (Ame...
Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres (1991) and Archival Reimaginations of Eco-Cosmopolitanism 2013 1108 This article blurs the boundaries of literature, agriculture, public history, grassroots political activism, and public policymaking in order to problematize the current eco-cosmopolitan trajectory of ecocritical theory, a trajectory promulgated by U...
Memory in Threatened Places: Oral History and the Fiction of Lee Smith 2021 40 This essay explores the capacity of memory and oral history to memorialise places threatened by environmental devastation and alteration. Juxtaposing US author Lee Smith’s oral history Sitting on the Courthouse Bench: An Oral History of Grundy, Virgi...
Rethinking King Cotton: George W. Lee, Zora Neale Hurston, and Global/Local Revisions of the South and the Nation 2009 1102 In the 1930s and 1940s, Zora Neale Hurston and George W. Lee tell compelling and competing stories of the "Negro" in agriculture. To be sure, each narrates "impressive achievements" as well as "great misery and need." Lee's River George (1937) descri...
W. E. B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington, and Richard Wright: Toward an Ecocriticism of Color 2006 5069 Scholars working in the field of ecocriticism in American literary studies have come to see that their most important task in the coming years is to take up and engage the cultural productions of peoples of color, especially African Americans. Such a...