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Ty Hawkins

Director of the Honors Program; Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Westminster College; M.A. and Ph.D., St. Louis University

Walsh University
A Catholic University of Distinction
2020 East Maple Street
North Canton, Ohio44720
United States


Hawkins, Ty. "The Eruption of the Sordid: Cormac McCarthy's Resistance to Modern Ideology." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 55.4 (2014): 437-451.

Hawkins, Ty. "Modern War and American Literature: Ironic Realism, Satire, and Escape." Violence in Literature. Ed. Stacey Peebles. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2014. 54-68.

Hawkins, Ty. "The Great War, the Iraq War, and Postmodern America: Kevin Powers'The Yellow Birds and the Radical Isolation of Today's U.S. Veterans." The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film. Eds. Martin Loschnigg and Marzena Sokolowska-Paryz. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014. 95-105.

Hawkins, Ty. "Vietnam and Verisimilitude: Rethinking the Relationship between ‘Postmodern War’ and Naturalism.” War, Literature & the Arts 24 (2012).

Hawkins, Ty. Reading Vietnam amid the War on Terror. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. Print.


Hawkins, Ty. "Conspicuous by its Absence: World War I in Cormac McCarthy." Literature, Memory, and the First World War Conference. United States Military Academy. West Point, NY. 11-14 September 2014. Paper.

Hawkins, Ty. "Teaching Cormac McCarthy and Kurt Vonnegut: Historicizing, Active Learning, and Student Ownership." American Literature Association Conference. Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014.

Hawkins, Ty. "Constructions of 'The Good War' in Bobbie Ann Mason's The Girl in the Blue Beret." American Literature Association Symposium on "War and American Literature." New Orleans, LA. Oct. 10-12, 2013.

Hawkins, Ty. “Cormac McCarthy’s Citizen-Soldiers from Blood Meridian to No Country for Old Men.” Cormac McCarthy Society 20th Anniversary Conference. Berea College. Berea, KY. March 6-9, 2013.

Hawkins, Ty. "Playing for Keeps on the Road to In Country: Bobbie Ann Mason's Early War Fictions." Midwest Modern Language Association Conference . Modern Language Association . St. Louis, Missouri. 3-6 May 2011. Paper.

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