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Aaron Krall

Senior Lecturer



Building & Room:

1803 UH


601 S Morgan St.

Office Phone:

(312) 413-2224


Aaron Krall teaches and writes about first-year writing, basic writing, drama, theatre, performance, and the city. He recently published “Building the Entertainment Machine: Charles L. Mee’s Time to Burn and the Performance of Postindustrial Decay in Chicago” in Theatre Survey, contributed a chapter titled “Theatrical Geographies of Segregation: Spatial Displacement in Theodore Ward’s Big White Fog” to Makeshift Chicago Stages: A Century of Theater and Performance, and wrote for the Shakespeare 400 Chicago City Desk Blog. Krall also writes about issues in composition and rhetoric. He is currently revising a manuscript titled “Disrupting Remediation: Neoliberalism, the Completion Agenda, and First-Year Writing,” and he regularly presents his research at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the Thomas R. Watson Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, and other national conferences.

He is currently serving as President of UIC United Faculty, Local #6456 and Vice President of the Illinois Federation of Teachers. He holds his PhD in English/Modern Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a MS in Theatre History from Illinois State University, and a BA in English from the University of St. Francis.