Jasmyn Barringer studies 19th century Gothic and 20th century Caribbean Literature. Her interests include gothic children’s literature, monstrosity, and body-horror in film and television.
English Literature Graduate Study
MA students in the BU Department of English complete a rigorous, one-year program, completing four seminars per semester. PhD students complete eight more seminars over the next two years before proceeding to their oral exam and dissertation prospectus. PhD students also have the opportunity to design their own intro-level literature courses, ranging from general topics like fiction or poetry to more defined areas like Modernism or Shakespeare.