Global Literatures


The Global Studies subject area within the English Department is concerned with cultural studies, geographies, identities, and translation. It includes the following:

  • Black Diasporic Literature and Studies
  • Asian American/Pacific Studies
  • Global Anglophone
  • Latinx/Indigenous/Comparative Americas

Faculty Members

Bill Brown

Bill Brown

Research Interests: Research Interests: Marxism | Cinema Studies | History of Literary Criticism | Literature and the Arts | The Novel | Urban Studies | Visual Culture and Iconography
Jim Chandler

James Chandler

Research Interests: 18th Century British Literature | Irish Literature | Romantic Literature | Cinema Studies | History of Literary Criticism | Literary History

Maud Ellmann

Research Interests: Feminism |Gender and Sexuality| Psychoanalysis| Irish Literature| Twentieth-Century British Literature| European Modernism| Animal Studies| Poetry and Poetics| The Novel
Rachel Galvin

Rachel Galvin

Research Interests: Theories of Diaspora and Decolonization |AmericanLatino Literature| Twentieth-Century American Literature| Contemporary Literature | European Modernism| Literary History| Literature and the Arts| Poetry and Poetics| Translation
Edgar Garcia

Edgar Garcia

Research Interests: Critical Race Studies | Marxism | Psychoanalysis | Theories of Diaspora and Decolonization | Contemporary Literature| Animal Studies | Literature and the Arts | Translation | Visual Culture and Iconography

Patrick Jagoda

Research Interests: Critical Theory | Contemporary Literature | Cinema Studies | Cultural Studies| Digital Humanities | Game Studies | History of Science | Literature and Philosophy | Literature and the Arts

Loren Kruger

Research Interests: Critical Theory | Theories of Diaspora and Decolonization | African Literature in English | Drama and Performance in Africa, the Americas, and Western Europe | Modern Drama and Performance | Translation | Urban Studies
von Nolcken

Christina von Nolcken

Research Interests: Medieval Literature | History of Ideas | History of the Book | History of the English Language | Literary History