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Anthony DeCurtis

Office Hours

fall 2021

Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing3808 Walnut Street215 573-CPCWBy appointment only.

Anthony DeCurtis is the author of recently published "In Other Words: Artists Talk About Life and Work," as well as "Rocking My Life Away: Writing About Music and Other Matters." He is also the editor of "Present Tense: Rock & Roll and Culture," and coeditor of "The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll" and "The Rolling Stone Album Guide" (3rd edition). He is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, where his work has appeared for twenty-five years, and he occasionally writes for The New York Times and many other publications. His essay accompanying the Eric Clapton box set "Crossroads" won a Grammy Award in the "Best Album Notes" category. He holds a PhD in American literature from Indiana University.

Courses Taught

spring 2023

fall 2022

ENGL 3411.301 The Arts and Popular Culture  

spring 2022

fall 2021

spring 2021

fall 2020

spring 2020

fall 2019

spring 2019

fall 2018

spring 2018

fall 2017

spring 2017

fall 2016

spring 2016

fall 2015

spring 2015

ENGL 170.301 Advanced Writing Projects  

fall 2014

spring 2014

ENGL 170.301 Advanced Writing Project  

fall 2013

spring 2013

ENGL 117.301 The Art of Popular Culture  
ENGL 170.301 Advanced Writing Projects  

fall 2012

spring 2012

fall 2011

spring 2011

ENGL 170.301 Advanced Writing Projects  

fall 2010

spring 2010

fall 2009

spring 2009

fall 2008

fall 2007

fall 2006

fall 2005

fall 2004

fall 2003

fall 2002

ENGL 117.301 Writing about the Arts