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Winter Storm Alert- Tuesday January 27, 2015

Due to the continuing effects of the storm, Juno, all classes are cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday January 28th, including all day school classes, graduate classes, and evening classes through the School of Continuing Education & School of Business. Offices are closed on Wednesday. We expect to resume normal operations and all classes on Thursday, January 29th. For more information and updates, please go to

The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.



Dr. Elizabeth Bridgham,

associate professor of English;

Teaching at PC since 2004
  • Nineteenth Century British literature and culture
  • Charles Dickens
  • Anthony Trollope
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • British literature and film
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Nineteenth Century British Novel
  • The Victorian Age
  • Seminar: Charles Dickens
  • Imagining England in literature and film
  • Dracula: The literature and history of Vampirism
  • Development of Western Civilization

Dr. Anthony M. Esolen, esolen.jpg
professor of English;

Teaching at PC since 1989
  • Renaissance England (Shakespeare)
  • Dante
  • Ancient Greek and Roman literature
  • Medieval literature and theology
  • The development of Western Civilization
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Metaphysical Poetry
  • Literature of Spiritual Crisis
  • Sixteenth Century Literature



Dr. Stephen J. Lynch, lynch.jpg
professor of English and
director of the liberal arts honors program;

Teaching at PC since 1992
  • Shakespeare
  • Renaissance Literature
Selected Courses Taught:
  • British Literature I
  • Shakespeare’s Tragedies
  • Shakespeare’s Comedies
  • Dostoevsky
  • Seminar in Christopher Marlowe


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