University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English


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Faculty Research

English Department faculty members carry on research in a wide range of interest areas. Fields that are represented among our faculty include, but aren't limited to, feminist theory, queer theory, postcolonialism, romanticism, African and African-American literature, creative writing, and composition and rhetoric.

Recent publications by English Department faculty:

Emily Bernard, Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White (Yale University Press, 2012)

Hyon Joo Yoo, Cinema at the Crossroads: Nationalism and the Subject in East Asian Cinema (Lexington Books, 2012)

Daniel Fogel, Precipice or Crossroads? Where America's Great Public Universities Stand and Where They are Going Midway through Their Second Century (State University of New York Press, 2012)

Major Jackson, Countee Cullen: Collected Poems  (Library of America, 2013)

Tony Magistrale, Entanglements (Fomite, 2013)

Chris Vaccaro, ed. The Body in Tolkien’s Legendarium (McFarland Press, 2013)

Greg Bottoms, Spiritual American Trash: Portraits from the Margins of Art & Faith (Counterpoint, 2013); Pitiful Criminals (Counterpoint Press, 2014)

Stephen Cramer, From the Hip: A Concise History of HipHop (in Sonnets) (SunRidge Poetry 2014)

Sarah Nilsen and Sarah Turner, eds., The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America (New York University Press, 2014)

Todd McGowan, Rupture: On the Emergence of the Political (Northwestern University Press, 2012); Spike Lee (University of Illinois Press, 2014)

Angela Patten, In Praise of Usefulness (SunRidge, 2014)

Valerie Rohy, Lost Causes: Narrative, Etiology, and Queer Theory (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014)

Tom Simone, Purgatorio (Focus Publishing / R. Pullings Company 2014)

Jinny Huh, The Arresting Eye: Race and the Anxiety of Detection  (University of Virginia Press, forthcoming 2015).

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