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Ashar Foley

Ashar Foley


Martino Hall, Room 707


B.A. in English, Otterbein College
M.A. and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Stony Brook University

Biography and Research Interests

Ashar Foley teaches introductory- and intermediate-level courses in Communication and Media Studies, Film History, and Film Studies. Her academic and other interests include writing pedagogy, labor on film, film history, boredom and other structures of attention in literature and film. 

Selected Publications

2021    “The Death and Life of a Neighborhood Cooperative.”  Voices of Lefferts, 6 (Spring 2021): 14-22.
2020    “George Gissing’s Dullness by Design.”  The Gissing Journal, 54.3 (July 2020): 1-20.
2017    Writing through the Rhetorical Modes. OpenLab, 21 Dec. 2017.   

Courses Taught

COMM 1000, Fundamentals of Communication and Media Studies; COMC 3370, Ethical Issues in Media; FITV 2501, Film History; FITV 3501, Theory of Cinema; FITV 3555, The City in Film and Television; FITV 4570, Films of Moral Struggle.