Charlie W. Starr teaches English, Humanities, and Film at Kentucky Christian University in Eastern Kentucky where he also makes movies with his students and family. He writes articles, teaches Sunday school, and has published three books, one on Romans, the second a science-fiction novel called The Heart of Light and his third book, Honest to God was released by Navpress in the summer of 2005. His essay, “The Silver Chair and the Silver Screen” is the lead chapter in the book Revisiting Narnia, released by Dallas based Benbella Books in October of 2005, and he continues to make regular contributions to Benbella’s Smart Pop line of pop-culture anthologies including essays on King Kong, The X-men, Lost, Battlestar Galactica and Halo. He enjoys writing, reading classic literature, watching bad television, and movies of every kind. His areas of expertise as a teacher include literature, film, and all things C. S. Lewis. Charlie describes his wife Becky, as “a full of life, full blood cajun who can cook like one too.” They have two children: Bryan, who wants to be the next Steven Spielberg and Alli, who plays a pretty mean piano. You can find more on Charlie’s books and look at some of the movies he’s made with his students at his website: http://campus.kcu.edu/faculty/cstarr
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Speaker Biography:Professor Starr taught high school for nine years and coached soccer for seven of those years. His part time and summer work included teaching college and doing video production. He is a professor of English and Humanities at Kentucky Christian University. Professional Interests: pop-culture, film and film production, arts and religion, American literature/American Myth, Melville, C. S. Lewis, and Genre Studies.
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