Faculty & Staff
Areas of Expertise
American literature, Latin American literature, critical theory, and photography
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
BA, Northwestern University
Professional Publications & Contributions
- Literary Materialisms. Edited with Mathias Nilges (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
- Literature and the Global Contemporary. Edited with Sarah Brouillette and Mathias Nilges (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming)
- The Latin American Issue. nonsite #13. Edited with Eugenio Di Stefano. Fall, 2014. http://nonsite.org/issues/issue-13-the-latin-american-issue
- “Borders and Migration.” American Literature in Transition: 2000–Present. Ed. Rachel Greenwald Smith. Cambridge University Press. Forthcoming.
- “Mapping Postmodernism and After.” Postmodern/Postwar—And After. Ed. Jason Gladstone, Andrew Hoberek, and Daniel Worden. University of Iowa Press. Forthcoming, July 2016.
- “Autonomy after Autonomy, or Novel beyond Nation: Roberto Bolaño’s 2666 and the Ends of Modernization.” Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/ Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée. 42.4 (Dec. 2015) 347–352.
- “‘La furia de la materia’: On the Non-Contemporaneity of Modernism in Latin America.” With Eugenio Di Stefano. The Contemporaneity of Modernism. Ed. Michael D’Arcy and Mathias Nilges. Routledge. Routledge, 2015.
- “Making It Visible: Latin Americanist Criticism, Literature, and the Question of Exploitation Today.” With Eugenio Di Stefano. nonsite #13 (2014).
- “Faulkner and His Brothers.” Studies in American Fiction 40.2 (Fall 2013) 259-283.
- "Cognitive Mapping, Then and Now: Postmodernism, Indecision, and American Literary Globalism," Twentieth-Century Literature 57.3-4 (fall/winter 2011) 472-491.
- "A la pinche modernidad': Literary Form and the End of History in Roberto Bolaño's Los detectives salvajes." MLN 125.2 (March 2010) 406-432.
Forms of Unevenness: Literature and the Ends of Autonomy in the Americas. Manuscript in preparation.
Undergraduate: Literatures of the Americas; Literature and the Political Imagination; Post-1945 American Literature; Six American Authors
Graduate: Contemporary American Literature; Contemporary Global Literature; Literatures of the Americas; Debates and Keywords in Literary Theory and Criticism; Studies in Criticism: Aesthetics, Politics, and the Novel
Co-faculty sponsor (with Professors Matthew Brown and Scott Maisano): Literary Theory Reading Group
Editorial Board, Mediations (www.mediationsjournal.org)