My work is primarily focused on Late-Victorian and Modernist Literature, Gay and Lesbian Literature, and Queer Theory.
19th century American literature, queer theory/gender and sexuality studies, cultural studies, temporality studies
Twentieth Century American Literature, Cold War Literature, Gender and Sexuality, Dramatic Literature, Domesticity, Queer Theory.
Chaucer, Cultural Geography, Anti-Semitism, Nationalism, Sex/Gender System, Queer Theory
Horror cinema (especially zombie films), Japanese manga and anime, new media and fandom, LGBTQ literature, feminist and queer theory.
Feminist and Queer Theory in Modern Italian Literature and Cinema; Migration Studies; Sicilian Culture
Professor of latinx/a/o literary and performance studies, critical race analysis, gender and sexuality studies, and queer theory.
…“Queer Temporalities and Epistemologies of Jude Dibia’s Walking with Shadows and Chinelo Okparanta’s Under the Udala Trees.” African Literature Today 36: Queer Theory in Film & Fiction. November 2018.
“Making the Invisible Visible: Privilege, Shame, and Guilt in Midnight’s Children.” South Asian Review. 35(1). pp 169-187. 2014. Print….
African Literature, South Asian Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Postcolonial Theory, Queer Theory, Transnational Literature, African Diasporic Literature, Cultural Studies
contemporary American poetry, 19th and 20th century literatures, feminist theory, queer theory, gender studies, 20th century feminist and queer visual cultures
I research and teach: queer theory, gender, sexuality, early and contemporary U.S. Latina/o literature, and contemporary Latin American literary and cultural studies.