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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 literature; film; postcolonial literature; modern drama

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Publications include: "Stammering George the Sixth: The King's Speech," in The Cresset 74.3 (2011): 34-36; "What Dreams May Come: Christopher Nolan’s Inception," in The Cresset 74.1 (2010): 36-38; "The Child's Mind: Where the Wild Things Are and Fantastic Mr. Fox in The Cresset(2010); "Law, Grace, and Guns: 'In Bruges,'" In Bruges, in The Cresset (2008); "Wanting to be a 'Slumdog Millionaire,'" Slumdog Millionaire, in The Cresset (2009); "Closing Prayer," in Cynicism and Hope: Reclaiming Discipleship in a Postdemocratic Society (2009); "Colored Man: The Ambiguous White Male Body in Parker's Back" in the Flannery O'Connor Review (2008); "Under the Volute: Jacob's Room, Pacifism, and the Church of England" in Proceedings from the 17th Annual Conference: Virginia Woolf, Art, Education, Internationalism (2008); "War Trauma and Religious Cityscape in David Jones' In Parenthesis" in M/MLA Journal (2007); "Fighting for the Christian Legacy: A Review of Zizek!" in Moveable Type 3 (2007); "National Tragedy as Religion in Martin McDonagh's Leenane Trilogy" in The Journal of Religion and Theatre (2006).

Presentations include: "Calling All Armed and Fanatical Pacifists: Shaw’s International Peace-Building and Saint Joan," at the International Bernard Shaw Conference, Washington, D.C. (2009); "Eliot's Ambivalent Imperialism" T.S. Eliot and Colonialism Seminar, 28th Annual Meeting of the T.S. Eliot Society, St. Louis, Mo. (2007); "Under the Volute: Jacob's Room, Pacifism and the Church of England" at the International Virginia Woolf Conference, Oxford, Ohio (2007); "National Tragedy as Religion in Martin McDonagh's Leenane Trilogy" at the Association for Theatre in Higher Education 20, Chicago, Ill. (2006); "Peregrine and Progressive: Joyce's Irish Modernist Dialectic" Irish Modernism Seminar, Modernist Studies Association 7, Chicago, Ill. (2005).