John Hodge

Lecturer

Academic Division: Arts & Humanities

Bio

Current Project: Bent Victorians: Obsession in Victorian Literature and Culture, which claims that obsessive narrative structures within Victorian literature result from the tension between realism's representational goals and its narrative objectives.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Tufts University
  • MA, Tufts University
  • BA, Hampshire College
  • Completed 2 years without filing for my Associates Degree, Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic Interests

Gender Studies; Queer Studies. Literary Criticism, with an emphasis on Narrative Theory.

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 - “Favorite Faculty”. Annual Faculty & Staff Rankings., Babson Free Press
  • 2010 - “What Faculty Would You Like to Thank”. Your Final Words. , Emerson College
  • 2000 - Excellence in Teaching, Tufts University
  • 1995 - Pass with Distinction, Comprehensive Oral Ph. D. Examination, Tufts University

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

  • RHT 1001: RHETORIC II
  • AHS 1000: AHS FOUNDATION

Degree Courses 2015-2016

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Hodge, J. (2005). Villette’s Compulsory Education. , 45(4)
  • Hodge, J. (1999). The Agency of the Anus in the Letter or Reason Since Freud. , 56, 145-180.

Articles

  • Hodge, J. (2015, March) Quick Tip: Reading Backward for Fluency.. Alexandria, Virginia: TESOL Connections. link

Book Chapters

  • Hodge, J. (2006). Queer Theory. Literary Encyclopedia link
  • Hodge, J. (1999). Entries for “Grotesque,” “Homophobia,” “Homosexuality” . : Feminist Literary Dictionary, Garland Publication
  • Hodge, J. (1998). "Quentin Crisp". : Gay and Lesbian Biography, St. James Press

Book Reviews

  • Hodge, J. (1996). Review of "Walter Pater" by Laurel Brake. , Vol 33

Presentations

  • "All Studies and No Gay": One Homosexual's Account of Queering Gay Studies for the LBGT Community
    Hodge, J. "All Studies and No Gay": One Homosexual's Account of Queering Gay Studies for the LBGT Community Babson Research Day, Babson College (2017)
  • Teaching ESL w/ TOEFL in Mind
    Hodge, J. Teaching ESL w/ TOEFL in Mind Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture, Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture (2017)
  • Teaching TOEFL
    Hodge, J. Teaching TOEFL NONE, Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture (2016)
  • TOELF Basics
    Hodge, J. TOELF Basics NONE, Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture (2016)
  • ESL in the Rhetoric Classroom
    Hodge, J. ESL in the Rhetoric Classroom Babson College Writing Center, Babson College Writing Center (2016)
  • Lecture Series: Introduction to TOEFL
    Hodge, J. Lecture Series: Introduction to TOEFL NONE, Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture (2015)
  • Academic English as a Foreign Language
    Hodge, J. Academic English as a Foreign Language Babson College Writing Center, Babson College Writing Center (2015)
  • The Thesis-less Essay
    Hodge, J. The Thesis-less Essay Babson College Writing Center, Babson College Writing Center (2015)
  • Gals will be Gales: Dorothy’s Reproductive Capabilities and the Birth of Murder
    Hodge, J. Gals will be Gales: Dorothy’s Reproductive Capabilities and the Birth of Murder Babson College Faculty Research Chat, Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Moving from ESL to Academic English
    Hodge, J. Moving from ESL to Academic English Teacher Training to ESL Faculty , Thompson, CT (2012)
  • Writing Academically Across the Curriculum
    Hodge, J. Writing Academically Across the Curriculum Presentation to ESL Faculty , Thompson, CT (2012)
  • What English Does College Want
    Hodge, J. What English Does College Want SKYPE Presenter , Winchendon, MA (2012)
  • What English Does College Want
    Hodge, J. What English Does College Want ESL Student Presentation , Babson Park, MA (2012)
  • Adapting Your Syllabus for Different Campuses
    Hodge, J. Adapting Your Syllabus for Different Campuses NEMLA, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2011)
  • Beyond Discipline(s): the Continuing Valve of a (Hampshire) Humanities Education during our 40th Anniversary Celebration
    Hodge, J. Beyond Discipline(s): the Continuing Valve of a (Hampshire) Humanities Education during our 40th Anniversary Celebration , Hampshire College (2010)
  • TOEFL's Untold Secrets
    Hodge, J. TOEFL's Untold Secrets NEACAC, Salve Regina University (2010)

Service

  • Teaching Innovation Fund Committee
    (current)

Media Contributions

  • Strictly English's TOEFL Blog
    Internet (2014)