Place-based ecocriticism, modernism and postmodernism, environmental ethics
20th Century American Literature, Poetry & Poetics, Modernism & Postmodernism, Creative Writing–Poetry
Renaissance / early modern English literature & culture; modern and postmodern American poetry; poetics and historiography; literary & cultural theory; digital humanities.
Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature; Post-World War II U. S. literature and culture; modernism and postmodernism; the novel and narrative theory; critical and cultural theory; history of philosophy; Anglo-American philosophy of language.
First World War prose and poetry; early twentieth-century literature, particularly British and American literary modernism; Nineteenth-century British literature; late modern and postmodern literature; literary and cultural theory, particularly theories of space, masculinity and reception.
Alexa teaches Shakespeare, performance, film, literary theory and globalization studies at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Her teaching and publications are unified by a commitment to understanding the mobility of early modern and postmodern cultures in their literary, performative, and digital forms of expression.
My research focuses on war, gender, and subjectivity in early modern Spanish thought, as well as visual culture, cultural studies, and book history in colonial Spanish America. Other research interests that I pursue through course offerings include: urban studies, border studies, gender studies, postcolonial theory and literature, modern and postmodern theory.
modernism, postmodernism, literary theory, American literature
ethnic American literature, Caribbean women writers, Thornton Wilder, multiculturalism, literary theory, modernism, postmodernism, drama, fiction, poetry
20th Century poetry and poetics, Modernism, Postmodernism, Intermedia, Poetry and Visual arts, Comp Lit–German, French, Italian, Russian, Brazilian. Currently writing book on Austrian Modernism between the World Wars, a refiguring of the geography of modernism.