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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; digital storytelling; and critical theory, especially those concerned with feminism, cultural materialism, and sartorial semiotics.
   
Email: koestrei@coastal.edu
Office: EHFA 211
Phone: 843-349-6602
Website:
   
Biography:
Kate Faber Oestreich is Associate 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; digital storytelling and adaptation; critical theory, especially those concerned with new media, feminism, cultural materialism, and sartorial semiotics.

Oestreich's published articles include “'Orlando about the year 1840': Woolf’s Rebellion against Victorian Sexual Repression through Image and Text" (Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies), “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
Mon
ENGL-102
WALL-309
08:00 AM
08:50 AM
EHFA 211
09:45 AM
11:45 AM
ENGL-102
WALL-211
12:00 PM
12:50 PM
ENGL-231
PRIN-103
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
Tue
Wed
ENGL-102
WALL-309
08:00 AM
08:50 AM
EHFA 211
09:45 AM
11:45 AM
ENGL-102
WALL-211
12:00 PM
12:50 PM
ENGL-231
PRIN-103
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
Thu
Fri
ENGL-102
WALL-309
08:00 AM
08:50 AM
ENGL-102
WALL-211
12:00 PM
12:50 PM
ENGL-231
PRIN-103
2:00 PM
2:50 PM
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Class / Office Hours
Mon    Class: 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
    Office: 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    Class: 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Class: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Wed    Class: 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
    Office: 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM
    Class: 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Class: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Fri    Class: 08:00 AM - 08:50 AM
    Class: 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
    Class: 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM