David Ihrman

Associate Professor
Department of English

Language and Literature

168 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-3388

David Ihrman

ENG 225 American Literature I
ENG 226 American Literature II: from 1860
ENG 327 Modern American Literature
ENG 328 Contemporary American Literature
ENG 661 Major Author(s): Herman Melville

Research Interests
20th Century Chinese printmaking and visual rhetoric
20th C. American Modernism
19th C. American Romanticism
The literature of excess

Recent Publications

Notice. Hong Kong Oriental Art Center of China. Oriental Engraving 2 (2000).

Notice. Hong Kong Oriental Art Center of China. Oriental Ex Libris 1 (2000).

Introduction for the exhibition brochure “Return to Beauty: Contemporary Chinese Prints,” Grand Valley State University, 2000. Biographical introduction for Zhang Hong Xun Painting and Prints.

"From 'First Footprints' to New Directions: My Friend Mr. Chao Mei." Reprinted in Oriental Engraving, premier issue, Hong Kong Oriental Art Center of China, 1 (2000).

Michigan Academician XXXI, 2 (May 1999):journal cover uses an illustration from my paper “Telling Images:the Visual Narratives of Shao Ke Ping and Zhu Ming Gang,” presented at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Conference, GVSU, March 12-1, 1999.

“Tradition and Modernity in Chinese Painting and Printmaking. A Review Article.” Grand Valley Review XIX (Winter 1999):80-86.

B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.A., Ph.D., University of New York at Binghamton