Origin of the title and epigraph:

BUFFY: How do you get to be renowned? I mean, like, do you have to be ‘nowned’ first?
WILLOW: Yes, first there’s the painful ‘nowning’ process. (Buffy the Vampire Slayer 4.1 “The Freshman”)

Who’s doing this, and what makes her think she has anything to say.

Associate Professor of English
Campbell University, Buies Creek, NC

Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. St. Andrews Presbyterian College, Laurinburg, NC

English Fundamentals
Freshman Composition 1 (Fall 2011)
Freshman Composition 2 (Spring 2012)
British Literature 1 (Spring 2012)
British Literature 2 (Summer 2009)
World Literature (Fall 2011)
American Literature 1
Medieval Literature (Fall 2010, 2012)
Chaucer (Spring 2011, 2013)
Contemporary Fiction (British/Postcolonial–Fall 2011)
Contemporary Poetry
Arthurian Legends (Summer 2011–in London, UK!)
Irish Language and Literature
Honors: Christian Revolutions–Love (Spring 2003)
Honors: Faith and Pop Culture (Fall 2009, with Dr. J. Stanke)

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