Sandy Gourlay

Alexander (Sandy) Gourlay went to Reed College to study physics but was waylaid by courses in paleography, drawing and English literature; he finished as an English major and wrote his senior thesis on Shakespeare. As a graduate student in English at the University of Iowa, he migrated from Renaissance studies to the works of the painter/printmaker/poet William Blake and his contexts in British literature and art.

Academic research/areas of interest

Gourlay is interested in William Blake and William Hogarth, British poetry and visual art 1400–1900, western paleography and calligraphy.

    Fall 2017 Courses

  • LAS-E101-03 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E211-01 Medieval To Eighteenth-century British Literature

    Wintersession 2018 Courses

  • LAEL-1033-01 Paleography: Western Handwritten Letterforms

    Spring 2018 Courses

  • HAVC-C221-01 Blake And Hogarth
  • LAS-C221-01 Literary Art: Blake And Hogarth
  • LAS-E212-01 Romantic To Edwardian British Literature
  • BA, Reed College
  • MA, University of Iowa
  • PHD, University of Iowa

Departments

Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History of Art + Visual Culture History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles