Robert K. Wallace
Robert K. Wallace...
Is Regents Professor of English at Northern Kentucky University, where he has taught since 1972. A specialist in Literature and the Arts, he has published books on Jane Austen and Mozart, Emily Brontë and Beethoven, Melville and Turner, Frank Stella’s Moby-Dick, Douglass and Melville, and Heggie and Scheer’s Moby-Dick. He is currently writing a book on Frederick Douglass and Cincinnati Antislavery.
Professor Wallace is also a curator of exhibitions in Literature and the Arts. In 2016 he co-curated two Moby-Dick exhibitions in Cincinnati, a two-man exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center and a nine-woman show at the Marta Hewett Gallery. In 2015 he and Emma Rose Thompson curated two exhibitions in Northern Kentucky, Moby Comes to Covington: Twenty-Five Years of Moby-Dick Art by NKU Students at the Covington Public Library and I Took My Power in My Hand: NKU Students Create Emily Dickinson Art in the Farris Reading Room at NKU’s Steely Library.