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Research Assistant in Literature with Marianne Noble- Federal Work Study Wages

Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


Professor Marianne Noble (Dept. of Literature) is seeking to hire a student with a federal work-study award to help go through books about Emily Dickinson, looking for allusions to other literary works and helping to compile the database. Prof. Noble is working on indexing Emily Dickinson’s allusions. The Index will collate every scholarly mention of every allusion in every poem by Emily Dickinson with hyperlinks to the relevant primary sources as well as scholarship interpreting these allusions. The index will also include links to the works Dickinson read, with introductory essays about those works, their role in their culture, and their impact on Emily Dickinson.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Research / Hours to be determined with supervisor

Salary Range

  • $15/hour

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC