PhD dissertations - 2018-2019 Academic Year

August 2018

Cassinelli, Silas
“WE ARE HERE BECAUSE YOU WERE THERE”: KINSHIP AND LOSS IN 20TH- AND 21ST-CENTURY KOREAN AMERICAN NARRATIVES
Chair: Somerville, Nguyen, Byrd, Manalansan

Chanda, Debojoy
RACIALIZING WHITE RESIDUES: SEDITIOUS ANGLO-INDIANS AND OTHERS
Chair: A. Basu, Koshy, M. Basu, Hansen

Chandler, Erin
GENDERED MAGIC AND ARTHURIAN SOVEREIGNTY
Chair: Barrett, Trilling, Camargo, Fresco

Hedlin, Christine
NOVEL FAITHS: NONSECULAR FICTION IN THE LATE-NINETEENTH-CENTURY U.S.
Chair: Murison, Ebel, Foote, Hutner

Young, Jessica
MIGRATING MEMORIES: POWER AND TRANSCULTURAL MEMORY IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN FICTION
Chair: Rothberg, M. Basu, Byrd, Craps

December 2018

Fadely, Jonathan
THE PROBLEM OF EVIL IN EARLY MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE
Chair: Perry, Mohamed, Gray, Markley

McCloud, Rebecca
CONTESTED CONNECTIONS: NETWORKS AND GENRE IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH AND IRISH LITERATURE
Chair: Mahaffey, Gaedtke, Hansen, Potts

Sunia, Patricia
ENTANGLED MOBILITY IN 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE 
Chair: Murison, Freeburg, Koshy, Loughran

May 2019

Musser, John
RADIANT DIVAS: IN PURSUIT OF THE QUEER SUBLIME
Chair: Rodriguez, Manalansan, Ruiz, Royster

O’Dell, Benjamin
VICTORIAN LITERATURE AND HISTORICAL TIME:  GENRE AND HISTORICITY AFTER WALTER SCOTT
Chair: Goodlad; Co-Chair: Saville, Underwood, Rhodes

Tienou, Debora
BEYOND THE OUTFIELD BASEBALL FICTION AND HISTORICAL FANTASY, 1864-PRESENT
Chair: Loughran, Byrd, Freeburg, Somerville