Modern Italian literature, theater, philosophy (German idealism, aesthetics), comparative modernisms/transnational modernisms, translation, performance
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature and visual culture, Jewish studies, comparative literature, global and transnational modernisms, and the avant-garde
Literature since the Jacquard Loom
History and theory of the novel
Interdisciplinary law and humanities studies
Peace and conflict
Andrew N. Rubin is a Scholar in Residence in English and Comparative Literature and Critical and Postcolonial Theory at Georgetown University. His most recent book, Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War, was published by Princeton University Press in 2012 in its TransNation/Translation series. He is also the co-editor of Adorno: A Critical Reader and the co-editor of The Edward Said Reader, as well as a forthcoming edition of Said’s collected works. He has written extensively on Edward W. Said, Theodor Adorno, George Orwell, and Joseph Conrad, and more widely on subjects such as the category of world literature and transnational modernisms for journals including Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, The South Atlantic Quarterly, The Journal of Palestine Studies, Arab Studies Quarterly, The Nation, The New Statesman, and al-ahram. In 2006, he was nominated by the B(R)ussel’s Tribunal Human Rights award for his essay in The New Statesman on the assassination of Iraqi academics and intellectuals. In 2007, he was the recipient of a Lannan Residency. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled Imperial Traces: Late Imperialism and the Terrain of World Literature, and has recently completed a monograph entitled Exiled in America: José Marti, Hannah Arendt, C. L. R. James, and Edward Said. More information can be found on http://andrewrubin.me.He has taught, researched, and written in the fields of Transnational Modernism, Twentieth Century Anglophone Literature and Culture, World Literature, Critical and Postcolonial Theory, and Comparative Literature.
Transnational literature, literary translingualism, translation, modern and contemporary literature, postcolonial literature, world literature.
Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Globalisation, Transnationalism, Postcolonial Studies, Early Modern Studies
Nineteenth and twentieth century literature, Anglo-American modernism, poetry, transnational literature, literary archives, and the digital humanities.
modern and contemporary poetry and poetics; American modernism; transnational modernist literature; history and theory of lyric; U.S. literary radicalism; visual culture and new media studies
Exploring the transnational dimension of literary modernism and its increasing centrality to our understanding of 20th-century literary culture, Modernism in a Global Context surveys the key issues and debates central to the ‘global turn’ in contemporary Modernist Studies. Topics covered include: – Transnational literary exchange – Imperialism and Modernism – Cosmopolitanism and postcolonial literatures – Global literary institutions – from the Little Magazine to the Nobel Prize – Mass media – photography, cinema, and radio broadcasting in the modernist age See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/modernism-in-a-global-context-9781472569639/#sthash.ZA3EsC8K.dpuf
I am a full-time lecturer at UCLA in Writing Programs. My pedagogical and scholarly interests include early modern transnational encounter, English travelers (to the Persian Empire), Safavid Persia, race and ethnicity, and Critical Diversity Studies.