Modern Chinese literature, environmental humanities
Environmental media, environmental humanities, game studies, sound studies
French Literature, Renaissance Studies, Ecocriticism, Environmental Humanities
Ecocriticism, environmental humanities, Goethe and German romantics, climate change fiction, material ecocriticism, science fiction
C19 American literature; environmental humanities; oceanic studies; print culture and book history
20-21st Century Anglophone Literature, Globalization, Modernism, Postcolonialism, History of Criticism and Theory, Environmental Humanities, Media Studies
early American literature, archives, maps and exploration narratives, environmental humanities, scholarly communication, geography, travel literature, digital humanities
Post-1865 American literature (esp. multi-ethnic), postcolonial literature, environmental humanities, women’s and gender studies. Wanna-be Victorianist.
modernist studies, ecology, environmental humanities, vitalism, science studies, the novel, nationalism, ecocriticism,climate change, teaching writing, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, E.M. Forster, H.G. Wells, Charles Darwin
Steve Mentz is Professor of English at St. John’s University in New York City. His work explores Early Modern Literature, Ecocriticism, Shakespeare, and the Blue Humanities. Most recently he is the author of Shipwreck Modernity: Ecologies of Globalization 1550 – 1719 (U Minn P, 2015) and co-editor of The Sea and Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Literary Culture (Routledge, 2016). He is a Series Editor for Environmental Humanities in Premodern Culture (EHPC) for Amsterdam University Press.