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Charles AndrewsCharles Andrews

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4795
Fax: 509.777.4682
Office Location: Westminster Hall 241


Ph.D. and M.A. Loyola University Chicago
B.A. Valparaiso University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

20th century British and Irish literatures; film; postcolonial literature; peace studies

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Writing against War: Literature, Activism, and the British Peace Movement (Northwestern University Press, 2017). 

"Calling All Armed and Fanatical Pacifists: Collective Security, the League of Nations, and Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan" The Space Between Journal (2019)
"'beauty, simplicity and peace': Faithful Pacifism, Activist Writing, and The Years" in Virginia Woolf Writing the World. Ed. by Pamela L. Caughie and Diana L. Swanson. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Press, 2015. 63-68.
"'all we did was survive': Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk."  The Cresset 81.1 (2017): 38-40.
"Learning to Live with Ghosts: Vera Brittain's Testament of Youth on Film."  The Cresset 79.2 (2015): 37-39.
"Conflicted Visions: Troubles Cinema, Political Myths, and Steve McQueen's Hunger.The Cresset 77.6 (2014): 17-25.

Panel Organizer: "Theorizing Peace Literature"
Paper: "Fiction as Peace Journalism: Philip Gibbs's Novels of the Thirties"
Modern Language Association (MLA) 2019; Chicago, IL; 3-5 Jan. 2019

Panel Organizer: "Modernity, Ecology, Extremity"
Paper: "Peacemaking in the End Times: Environmental Apocalypse in Modern Antiwar Fiction"
Seminar Paper: "Political Theology on the Margins: Satanism and Queer Missiology in the Fiction of Sylvia Townsend Warner"
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 2018; Columbus, OH; 8-11 Nov. 2018

"Bloody Peaceable Kingdom: Animals and Anti-Violence in Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman and Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore"
American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) West; Jackson Hole, WY; 11-13 Oct. 2018

"Reason, Ridicule, and Indifference: The Rhetoric of Nonviolence and Collective Security in the Essays of Virginia and Leonard Woolf"
International Virginia Woolf Conference; Canterbury, UK; 19-24 June 2018