Peter Blair

Peter Blair
Lecturer | First-Year Writing
Cameron 122
704-687-1906

Education

  • Ph. D. University of Iowa, 1989
  • M.A. Duquesne University , 1980
  • M.A.T. Duquesne University , 1974
  • B.A. Saint Vincent College , 1973

Areas of Interest

  • Creative Writing
  • Contemporary American Poetry
  • American Literature
  • Rhetoric
  • East-West Studies
  • I am currently working on a new poetry book manuscript.

Selected Publications and Presentations

 

"Farang (full-length poetry book), Autumn House Press, 2010"

 

The Divine Salt (full-length poetry book), Autumn House Press, 2003

Last Heat (full-length poetry book), Word Works Press, 1999

Furnace Greens (poetry chapbook), Defined Providence Press, 1998

A Round, Fair Distance from the Furnace , (poetry chapbook), White Eagle Coffee Store Press, 1993

Poems in Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas , Poetry East, Crazyhorse, West Branch, various anthologies

Readings at Wake Tech, Raleigh , NC; Clarion State University , PA ; Georgetown University , DC

Selected Grants
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Poetry Fellowship Grant, 1997

Courses Taught

  • UWRT 1101 Writing & Inquiry in Academic Contexts I
  • UWRT 1102 Writing & Inquiry in Academic Contexts II
  • ENGL 1101 English Composition
  • ENGL 1102 Writing in the Academic Community
  • ENGL 2100 Writing about Literature
  • ENGL 2105 Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 3300 American Literature Survey
  • LBST 2102 Intercultural and Global Connections: Samurais, Geishas, and Cowboys: Conflict, Violence and Love in Asian and American Cultures
  • AMST 3000 Work In America
  • AMST 3000 Coming of Age in America
  • AMST 3100 America in the 1920's

Professional Appointments
Faculty Appointments

  • UNC Charlotte since 2006
Programs: 
First-Year Writing