Will Arighi completed his Ph.D. in June, 2015. His dissertation, entitled “‘This Humble Work’: Puerto Rican and Philippine Literature between Spanish and United States Empires,” examines the role of empire in the production of modern concepts of literary value in the field of world literature. While at the University of Washington, Dr. Arighi taught courses in composition, Southeast Asian literature, postcolonial historical fiction, and Tagalog language. In 2015-16, he will serve as an instructor in the Department of English at Northern Michigan University, teaching world literature and general education courses. He has two dogs.
William Arighi. "This Humble Work:' Puerto Rican and Philippine Literature between Spanish and United States Empires." Diss., 2015.
Adviser: Cynthia Steele
- William Arighi. "Empire and the Geography of Literary Time in the Spanish Philippines." Special Issue: "Cartographies of Dissent." English Language Notes 52.2 (Fall/Winter 2014)
Summer 2014 B-term
Summer 2012 A-term
TAGLG 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 203, 301, 302, 303: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Tagalog
ENGL 131: Composition: Exposition
ENGL 111: Composition: Literature