I research and teach: queer theory, gender, sexuality, early and contemporary U.S. Latina/o literature, and contemporary Latin American literary and cultural studies.
Fancophone and Anglophone African Literatures, African American and Afro-Hispanic Literatures, Feminist and Queer Theories, Postcolonial Theories, Film Studies, Biopolitics, Body and Performance Theory
Medieval Cultural Studies, Translation Theory, Medieval Hispanism, Postcolonial Medievalism, Romance Philology, Sociolinguistics, Language and Gender, Queer Theory, Hungarian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Memoir, Literature and Folklore, Gender Studies.
My interests include: Late 19th and 20th Century American Literature and Culture, Transatlantic Modernism, Literary and Critical Theory, Style, Stylistics and the Politics of Form, Queer Theory, Gender and Sexuality, Disability Studies
translation theory and studies, aesthetics, ethics, ecocriticism, animal studies, queer theories, contemporary Latin American, Spanish literature & Italian literature, cinema, British & American poetry, genre studies, gender & autobiography
Women’s and Gender Studies with special emphases in queer theory and LGBTQ studies; 20c American Lit; social histories and cultural studies; gay and lesbian literatures; southern studies; literary theory; animal studies.
Asian American literary and cultural studies, women’s literature, film and visual culture, feminist and queer theory, feminist media studies, reproductive and health studies, disability studies
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Histories of the Novel, Women Writers, Queer Theory, Enlightenment Philosophy, Jane Austen, Empire Studies, Subcultural Performance, William Blake, New Media
Research and teaching interests: early modern French literature and culture (esp. 17th century); gender and sexuality studies; queer theory; folklore and fairy-tale studies; animal studies.
20th/21st C postcolonial and transnational literature, political and affective economies, vulnerability, migration studies and diaspora, new historicism, cultural studies, gender studies, feminist/queer theory, critical race theory, political theory