Jewish Canadian literature, Literature of the Other, Trauma and Exile Literature, Social Activism
composition theory and history, digital rhetoric, queer and crip video activism, data-driven media history
age studies; cultural studies of age, aging, ageism; the midlife; activism; anti-ageism
Early modern/Renaissance poetry, prose, and dramaAikido, Japanese tea ceremony, antiquity, travel, hiking and outdoors activities, yoga, food, bookishness
Adjunct Activism, Labor Organization, 19th-C British Literature, Decadence
RESEARCH: Latin American literature, cinema, and intellectual history; the avant-gardes; and political philosophy. PERSONAL: travel, activism, and the outdoors.
Advocacy and Activism in the Profession, Comparative Literature, Colonial Latin America, Early Modern Germany, Diachronic Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Latin American Avant-Garde.
Retired Associate Director for Academics at the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Trained as a historian of Japanese art, I currently teach East Asian cultural history and remain active in the UPENN and Philadelphia communities.
Southern African Literature, Portuguese travel and disaster narratives from 1552-1660, British women travelers, poetry, marxist literary criticism, feminist criticism, higher education activism on behalf of PTF. new digital educational formats in the humanities.
My background is Hebrew scriptures and biblical archaeology. For the last twenty years I have been active on digs (Kinneret, Megiddo, Jezreel). My present focus is ancient economics in biblical texts.