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Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts - Faculty Information
Kate Faber Oestreich
Assistant Professor

Department(s): English
Degree: Ph.D. (Ohio State University); MA (Ohio State University)
Area of Study: English literature of the long nineteenth century; critical theory, especially those concerned with feminism, hierarchies of sexual pleasure, cultural materialism, and sartorial semiotics; and multimodal composition
   
Email: koestrei@coastal.edu
Office: EHFA 211
Phone: 843-349-6602
Website:
   
Biography:
Kate Faber Oestreich is Assistant Professor of Literature, Writing, and New Media at Coastal Carolina University. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1997, a master’s degree in English in 2003, and a Ph.D. in English in 2008 from The Ohio State University. Her areas of specialization include English literature of the long nineteenth century; critical theory, especially those concerned with feminism, hierarchies of sexual pleasure, cultural materialism, and sartorial semiotics; and multimodal composition.

Oestreich's published articles include “Sue’s Desires: Sexuality and Reform Fashion in Jude the Obscure” (Victorians Institute Journal), “Gothic Remediation: The Castle of Otranto and The Monk” (The CEA Critic, co-authored with Daniel J. Ennis), and "Deviant Celibacy: Renouncing Dinah's Little Fetish in Adam Bede" (edited collection Straight Writ Queer: Non-normative Expressions of Heterosexual Desire in Literature). Her dissertation is entitled, Fashioning Chastity: British Marriage Plots and the Tailoring of Desire, 1790-1930 (2008). Oestreich has also published scholarly reviews in Nineteenth Century Gender Studies and ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, presented her scholarship at both national and international conferences, garnered grants from Horry County Higher Education Commission and the Coastal Educational Foundation, and been an invited guest lecturer at Beijing Language and Culture University in Beijing, China.

Oestreich has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes on literature, new media, film, and composition at Coastal Carolina University, as well as similar undergraduate courses at The Ohio State University and Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She joined the Coastal faculty in 2008.
 
Office / Class Hours:
Kate Faber Oestreich
Assistant Professor - English
  08 AM 9 AM 10 AM 11 AM 12 PM 1 PM 2 PM 3 PM
Mon
EHFA 211
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
Tue
ENGL-231
EHFA-244
08:00 AM
09:15 AM
EHFA 211
09:00 AM
11:00 AM
ENGL-231
EHFA-244
09:25 AM
10:40 AM
Wed
EHFA 211
2:00 PM
3:00 PM
Thu
ENGL-231
EHFA-244
08:00 AM
09:15 AM
ENGL-231
EHFA-244
09:25 AM
10:40 AM
Fri
Notes:

Class / Office Hours
Mon    Office: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tue    Class: 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
    Office: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Class: 09:25 AM - 10:40 AM
Wed    Office: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thu    Class: 08:00 AM - 09:15 AM
    Class: 09:25 AM - 10:40 AM