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MemberSimone Pinet

I work at the intersection of discourses in medieval Iberian literatures, that is, I like asking questions that come up when one sees an apparently unrelated or distant sphere intervening in the literary, whether it be politics, or cartography, or economics, which is what I am currently working on for a book project. As an extension of this, I am interested in how the medieval intervenes in other periods, other geographies, that is, how the medieval informs (or disinforms) discourses about modernity or secularism or civilization, and how it shapes imperial and colonial projects, or contemporary Latin American literatures.

MemberPeter J. Kalliney

… contribution to New Modernisms book series, edited by Sean Latham and Gayle Rogers, at Bloomsbury Press, Jan. 2016. Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics.  Oxford UP, July 2013.  Modernist Literature and Culture series, edited by Kevin Dettmar and Mark Wollaeger. Cities of Affluence and Anger: A Literary Geography of Modern Englishness, University of Virginia Press.“Modernism, African Literature, and the Cold War.”  MLQ 76.3 (2015): 333-368….

African Literature, British Literature, Caribbean Literature, Literature in English

MemberKristin J. Jacobson

Kristin J. Jacobson is a professor of American Literature, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Stockton University in New Jersey. She completed her Ph.D. at Penn State, her M.A. at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and her B.A. at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. Her book Neodomestic American Fiction (2010, Ohio State University Press) examines contemporary domestic novels. Her next book-length project identifies a new genre of travel and environmental literature: the American adrenaline narrative. The project defines and then examine the genre’s significant tropes from an ecofeminist perspective.