Patricia Chu | Lecturer on English (spring term only)
M.A. 1989 University of Chicago
Ph.D. 1997 University of Chicago
Office: Barker 066
American literature 1830-present day; Asian American literature; African American literature; British and American modernism; history of the novel; race and gender theorySelected Works:
Race, Nationalism and the State in British and American Modernism (Cambridge University Press, 2006, 2009); “The American Genome Project: A Biopolitical History of the Contemporary ‘Ethnic’ Novel” American Literary 2013); “The Trials of the Ethnic Novel: Susan Choi’s American Woman and the Post-Affirmative Action Era” American Literary History 23:3 (2011) 529-554; “D(NA)-Coding the Ethnic: Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex” Novel 42:2 (2009) 278-283; “William Faulkner and Biopolitics” Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner ed. John T. Matthews (2015); “Sea Urchins and Circuses: The Modernist Natural Histories of Jean Painlevé and Alexander Calder” Modernist Cultures [Forthcoming, 2018].