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Amy Easton-Flake

Associate Professor
Ancient Scripture

210L JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Easton-Flake received her PhD in American literature, with an emphasis in nineteenth-century women’s literature and narrative theory, from Brandeis University in 2011. She also received an MA in women’s studies from Brandeis, an MA in English from Brigham Young University, and a BA in American studies and marriage, family, and human development from Brigham Young University. Her research interests include nineteenth-century women’s reform literature, nineteenth-century women’s biblical hermeneutics, Latter-day Saint “home literature” in relation to the larger print culture, the Book of Mormon through a narrative lens, and reception history of the Book of Mormon. She and her husband, Merrill, are the parents of two children.

Research Interests

nineteenth-century women’s reform literature, nineteenth-century women’s biblical hermeneutics, Latter-day Saint women’s construction of self and place through print, the Book of Mormon through a narrative lens, and reception history of the Bible and Book of Mormon.

Teaching Interests

Book of Mormon, New Testament, Women in the Scriptures

Education

  • Ph.D., American Literature , Nineteenth-Century, Brandeis University (2011)

Courses Taught

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