New Articles Published by Graduate Students and Faculty

Many of our Faculty and graduate students in the Literary Studies program have been published recently. Consider adding some of these essays and articles to your reading list this week!

Adam Schuster‘s article “Boundaries Bind Unbinding: Jazz and Cold War Cosmopolitanism in the Margins of Langston Hughes’ Ask Your Mama” was published by the journal MELUS (Multiethnic Literature of the United States).

Amanda Ong’s article “Finding Tender Roots: Affiliation, Disability, and Racial Melancholia in Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth” was in the Journal of Feminist Scholarship. This special issue on “Visionary Politics and Methods in Feminist Disability Studies” was co-edited by Professor Jess Waggoner.

Jenn Plants’ essay “Ethos is Not Enough” (about the The Overture Center’s production of Miss Saigon) has been published in Performing Ethos: The International Journal of Ethics in Theater & Performance.

Marek Makowski had an essay about the work of Olga Tokarczuk’s fiction published by The Yale Review (it even got a mention from the National Book Foundation). His review of Tokarczuk’s book The Lost Soul has also been published online.

Professor Sara Guyer’s article titled “Critical Anthropomorphism: Reading The Friend after #MeToo” was recently published in Diacritics.