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Ezekiel Black, M.F.A.

Title: Senior Lecturer, English
Phone: 678-717-3876

Office: Nesbitt 4110, Gainesville
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Areas of Expertise: Transnational Modernism, World War I Poetry, Contemporary Poetry

Courses Taught

ENGL 0099: Learning Support English
ENGL 1101: English Composition I
ENGL 1102: English Composition II
ENGL 2131: American Literature I
ENGL 2112: World Literature II
PHED 1120: Introduction to Fencing


  • Ph.D., Literary Studies, Georgia State University, In Progress
  • M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008
  • B.A., English, University of Georgia, 2006
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Georgia, 2006

Research/Special Interests

Ezekiel Black’s interests include World War I poetry, Modernism, and the relationship between these writers. Also, he researches the interaction between these writers and the medical field. In addition to these interests, he reviews contemporary poetry.


Ezekiel Black’s critical essays “Mouthlessness and Ineffability in World War I Poetry and The Waste Land” and “Troubling Glory: The Uncertain Language Shift of World War I” have appeared in War, Literature, and the Arts.  His poetry and poetry reviews have appeared in Verse, Sonora Review, Tarpaulin Sky, InDigest, Drunken Boat, CutBank, iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Umbrella Factory Magazine, Barrelhouse Magazine, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, BOAAT, and elsewhere.

Work Experience

Lecturer of English at UNG, January 2013 – Present
Lecturer of English at GSC, June 2009 – January 2013
Instructor of English at GSC, August 2008 – June 2009
Instructor of English at NGCSU, August 2008 – May 2009

Personal Information

Ezekiel Black advises the Fencing Club and Fandom. He also edits the audio journal for experimental poetry Pismire.

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