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TopicMELUS CFP – 21st Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures

MELUS Call for Papers  Special Issue: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures (A commemorative special issue in honor of MELUS Emeritus Editor Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.)   Guest Editors: A Yęmisi Jimoh and Angelo Robinson Deadline for submission: 31 August 2016 Anticipated publication: 2018 With more than a decade and a half into the twenty-first century, the editors […]

MemberMary Knighton

My research can be broadly divided into two areas: (1) 19th-20th century American and English literature, and (2) Modern and contemporary Japanese language, literature, and culture. Studies in global modernism and transnational exchanges bring these two fields together. Related research interests include feminist, postcolonial, and critical theory; the multi-ethnic literatures of the US, particularly African-American literature; the American South; Gothic literature; visual texts, arts, and culture.