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Cynthia Port

Associate Professor

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Edwards 290

Fall 2021 Office Hours 
Mondays 1:00 - 4:00pm
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Cynthia Port (BA, Barnard College; MA, Columbia University; PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is an Associate Professor of English and coeditor of Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal.Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Port has been at Coastal since 2007. She teaches courses in modern and contemporary British and Anglophone literature, literary and cultural theory, theories of gender and sexuality, and age studies, among others. Her research appears in such venues as PMLA, Occasion, International Journal of Ageing and Later Life (IJAL), National Women’s Studies Association Journal (NWSA), Edith Wharton Review, and Shofar. Dr. Port serves as a Governing Council member of the North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS), as a collaborator on the Ageing + Communication + Technology Project (ACT), and as a member of the Alzheimer’s Resource Coordination Center (ARCC) at the South Carolina Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging.