Linguistics, Transnational Studies, Identity Studies, Migration Studies, Translation and Interpreting Studies
Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture, Queer and Transgender studies, Migration studies.
Migration Studies, African American Studies, South Asian Studies, Postcolonial Studies
Feminist and Queer Theory in Modern Italian Literature and Cinema; Migration Studies; Sicilian Culture
20th and 21st century Latin American Literature, Southern Cone narrative, memory and trauma studies, representations of (political) violence, the child in literature and film, gender, identity and migration studies
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
Arab-American literature; Global Arab literature; migration; gender studies and women’s writing; interculturality;
…Prof Eng & Race Ethnicity Migration Studies…
Black Atlantic; Race, Gender, and Modernism;
I direct the Institute for Research in the Humanities at UW-Madison, and do research and teach in modernist studies, feminist studies, narrative studies, migration/diaspora studies, world literatures, postcolonial studies. In 2013, I am the chair of the Division of 20th Century English Literature.
Modern British literature; Anglophone literatures, Indian and South Asian literatures in English; World literature; literatures in Indian and South Asian languages (Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Punjabi, Urdu); colonial and postcolonial literatures; modern theory, classical studies, comparative studies; poetry and poetics, fiction and narrative theory, novel and short story; planetary modernism and modernist studies; cosmopolitanism, migration and diaspora, postcolonial realism; literary translation and translation studies