Andre F. Peltier

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Lecturer II

English Language and Literature

617C Pray-Harrold


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Office Hours

T/R 7–8 a.m., 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 


  • BS, Literature, Eastern Michigan University, 1998
  • MA, Literature, Eastern Michigan University, 2000

Interests and Expertise

  • African American Literature
  • Science fiction
  • Comic books
  • Computers and writing
  • Adventure stories
  • Grammar and punctuation

Publications and Presentations

  • "Betty, Veronica and Papa LaBas Walk into a Bar: Graphic Humor and the Rise of the African American Comic Novel" Forthcoming: International Conference on Narrative: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. March 2014
  • "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Coonskin Cap: Superhero Archetypes and the Return of the 19th Century Tall-Tale" MAPACA: Atlantic City, NJ. November, 2013
  • "Wikis in the Classroom and Student Driven Collaborative Textbooks" WIDE-EMU: Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. October, 2013
  • "Sell the Image to Sell the Book: (De)Constructing Masculinity in Fan-Boy (and Fan-Girl) Culture" ComicsForum: Michigan State University, Lansing, MI. March, 2013
  • "Blogs Aren't Dead: The Corporatization of the On-Line Journal" Computers and Writing: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI. May, 2011