Robert K. Wallace

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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.

 
 Catalog cover for exhibition in the Farris Reading Room, Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University, Februry – May 2015.

Catalog cover for exhibition in the Farris Reading Room, Steely Library, Northern Kentucky University, Februry – May 2015.