critical theory, French literature, cultural studies, gender studies, science fiction, political feminism, biopolitics, complexity theory, Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari, Michel Serres
I am interested in the politics of temporality in the construction of narratives, especially as created by writers of color. I am also interested in the politics of color, Japanese American and Japanese Canadian literature and art, and the politics of memoir and creative nonfiction.
Romanticism (British and German especially), aesthetic theory, deconstruction, Frankfurt School, film, politics and political theory.
Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o history of ideas Space and Political Imaginations Body Politics (Race, Gender, and Sexuality) Affect Theory (Anti)Imperialism
Postcolonial, Politics, Music, Theory, Literary Geography
interdisciplinary research; opera; ethics and politics of reviewing
contemporaneity; social and political theory; ecocriticism; the novel.
Literature, politics, law, hiking, swimming, writing, reading.
20th/21st C postcolonial and transnational literature, political and affective economies, vulnerability, migration studies and diaspora, new historicism, cultural studies, gender studies, feminist/queer theory, critical race theory, political theory