Everyday Fictions

Writing by Adam Golub

Selected Essays

On monsters... 

Reading the Monster and Its Moment,” Pedagogy and American Literary Studies, October 22, 2018.

Review of Leo Braudy, Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural World, in American Literary History Online Reviews, Series XVI (2018).

"Stomping the undead: a blues theory of zombie culture," quarterly horse: a journal of [brief] American studies 1.3 (spring 2017).

"To understand us, Look at Monsters," Orange county register, October 29, 2014.

artist: Paula Beckman

artist: Paula Beckman


"SOLVING THE SCHOOL CRISIS IN POPULAR CULTURE: WHY JOHNNY CAN'T READ TURNS 60," ETHOS: A DIGITAL JOURNAL OF ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND PUBLIC ETHICS 2.1 (APRIL 2015): 4-20.

John Dewey vs. the Terrible Miss Dove: Frances Gray Patton's Postwar Schoolmarm and the Cultural Work of Nostalgia,” Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy 23:1 (2012): 37-57.

“‘They Turned a School Into a Jungle!’ How The Blackboard Jungle Redefined the Education Crisis in Postwar America,” Film and History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies 39:1 (Spring 2009): 21-30.

"THE AMERICAN TEACHER, FROM SLEEPY HOLLOW TO THE STREETS OF MADISON," FORBES.COM, FEBRUARY 25, 2011.

"Teaching Childhood Through Myth and Counter-Memory," Society for the History of Children and Youth, September 9, 2013. 

"On Howard Zinn," And Everyday Life, February 4, 2010.