19th and 20th Century Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Mexico, U.S. Latina/o Literature, Religious Insurgencies, Popular Religion, Tabloids, Narco-Literature
Environmental literature, nature writing, American Literature
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 Break up the Anthropocene, (U Minn P, 2019), and 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.
I am an associate professor of English at Auburn University at Montgomery specializing in early American literature. My monograph, Hispanicism and Early U.S. Literature: Spain, Mexico, Cuba, and the Origins of U.S. National Identity, is forthcoming from the University of Alabama Press. My recent published essays include work on James Fenimore Cooper, Mary Peabody Mann, Martin Delany, and early African-American fiction. I am in the early stages of beginning a new book project on the influence of the rhetoric of religious liberty on early American literature.
Rhetoric and Public Culture Program/Asian American Studies Program, Northwestern UniversityI write about Indian anticolonialism, print culture, modernism, and transnationalism between World War I and World War II. I currently teach South Asian/South Asian American literature and literatures of Afro-Asian Solidarity.I have written about Dhan Gopal Mukerji, W.E.B. DuBois, Bhagat Singh, Emma Goldman, and Lala Har Dayal.email@example.com
“Demain” 2015 FILM Documentary (uTube video — no virus) https://www.cineman.ch/fr/movie/2015/Demain/
American literature, 19th-21st centuries,
Women and gender studies,
William Faulkner, Barbara Kingsolver, Flannery O’Conner,
increasing awareness of the purpose of study in the Humanities, especially the links between the study of U.S. and citizenship and social responsibility.
U.S./North American literature c18-c21
History of literature as a platform for textual practices
Gender and sexuality studies and queer theory
Reception, fan cultures, and public literary culture
Comparative literature; cultural studies, semiotics, pragmaticism. Research fellow,
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas; previously fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute,’
Harvard University; retired professor, U of Connecticut; Bowling Green State University, Washington State University.
Asst. Prof. of English (Rhetoric, Literature, Creative Writing). Adviser to The VFMC Mask & Spur Drama Careers Society (JD Salinger was a member). Vice President of the Community Breakfast Collaborative of the Main Line (PO Box 135, Villanova, PA 19085). Nonfiction Books Reviewer for Booklist Magazine (Booklistonline.com). Former archivist for editor and publisher Sol Stein. Proud Valiant & Hoo. Director of the Huntington HS Oral History & Documentary Project (2021) about a seminal educational institution for African Americans in Newport News, VA, the professor’s hometown near Christopher Newport U. and Hampton University.