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Graduate Student Placement

Ethan Madarieta

Dissertation Title: “The Practice of Memory: Decolonial Resistance in Indigenous Chile and the Chilean Diaspora”
Assistant Professor of English, Syracuse University

Estibalitz Ezkerra Vegas

Dissertation Title: Acts of Re-membering: Representations of the Past in Irish and Basque literature
Lecturer in Basque literature and language at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Richard Sanders

Dissertation Title: Forms of Disciplinary Fragmentation: Holistic Healthcare and the Categorical Division of Academic Labor

Alexandra Van Doren

Dissertation Title: “Where foot knocks against/the unburied bones of kin”: Topographies of Memory and Amnesia in Poland and Spain

Brandon Carr

Dissertation Title: As Lively Mock’d as Ever: Plasticity and the Aesthetic Image of Life

Matthew Nelson

Dissertation Title: Translingual Nostalgias in Modern Sanskrit and Indian Poetry in English
Affiliate Instructor in English at Bradley University

Anya Hamrick

Dissertation Title: Memoried Flesh: Shock and Trauma in Late Nineteenth-Century Russian Fiction
Assistant Professor of English, NYIT-Nanjing

Matthias Stephan

Dissertation Title: The Postmodern Structure of Consciousness
Research Assistant at Aarhus University, Denmark

Hapsatou Wane

Dissertation Title: Muddy Points of Entanglements: Translocal Fictions in Africa and the Diaspora
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature in the Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy at Georgia Southern University

Jennifer Anderson Bliss

Dissertation Title: Picturing the Unspeakable: Trauma, Memory, and Visuality in Contemporary Comics
Academic Advisor, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Laura Chinchilla

Dissertation Title: Networks of Paranoia: Narratives of Crime and Detection in 21st Century Latin America
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Centre College

Carola Dwyer

Dissertation Title: The Serpent Woman as Grotesque in French, English, and German Medieval Narrative
Senior Lecturer of German, Coordinator of the Global Village, a Living & Learning Community

Okla Elliott

Dissertation Title: Being and Suffering: Toward an Existentialist Understanding of Memory, Trauma, and Violence
Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing, Misericordia University

Chase Dimock

Dissertation Title: Queer American Expatriate Writers in France and the Birth of the Gay Modernist Subject
Assistant Professor of English at College of the Canyons

Yi-Ling Lin

Dissertation Title: Cultural Engagement in Missionary China: American Missionary Novels 1880-1930
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Tunghai University, Taiwan

Faith Wilson Stein

Dissertation Title: Wallpapering the Novel: Economics, Aesthetics, and the Realist Home
Acquisitions Editor, Stanford University Press

Eric Dalle

Dissertation Title: The Ecological Turn: Positioning the Natural World in Post-Mao Fiction and Film
Instructor of English at Memphis University School

Mineo Takamura

Dissertation Title: “Tactility and Modernity: the Sense of Touch in DH Lawrence, Alfred Stieglitz, Walter Benjamin, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty”
Associate Professor, Kwansei Gakuin University

Sevinç Türkkan

Dissertation Title: Orhan Pamuk's Novels and their “Afterlife" in English and German Translations
University of Rochester, Department of Religion and Classics

Pei-lin Wu

Dissertation Title: Aesop’s Fables in China: The Transmission and Transformation of the Genre
Post-doctoral fellow at The Research Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences of the National Science Council in Taiwan

Carolyn Hutchinson

Dissertation Title: Body, Voice, Memory: Modern Latin American Women's Testimonios
Freelance editor

Reshmi Mukherjee

Dissertation Title: "Who Speaks For Me, With Me, and To Me?” Subalternity and Representation in the Works of Mahasweta Devi, Bessie Head, and Assia Djebar
Assistant Professor at Boise State University

Gautam Basu-Thakur

Dissertation Title: Scripting Anxiety/Scripting Identity: Indian Mutiny, History, and the Colonial Imaginary, 1857-1911
Associate Professor of English, Boise State University; Director of Critical Theory

Junjie Luo

Dissertation Title: Desire and Redemption: The Two Worlds in "Jin Ping Mei
Assistant Professor at Dickinson College

Ana Vivancos

Dissertation Title: Failure to Deliver: Transitional Masculinities in Late and Post Francoist Films (1963--1984)
Lecturer, Spanish and Catalan at Stanford Language Center, Stanford University

Jessica Wienhold-Brokish

Dissertation Title: "The double bind" of 1989: Reinterpreting Space, Place, and Identity in Postcommunist Women's Literature
Common Ground Publishing, Urbana, IL

Chia-rong Wu

Dissertation Title: Encountering Spectral Traces: Ghost Narratives in China, America, and Taiwan
Senior Lecturer of Chinese Studies, Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Oana Popescu-Sandu

Dissertation Title: A Vanishing Act: Gulag Narratives and Their Afterlife
Associate Professor of English, University of Southern Indiana

Tatiana Kuzmic

Dissertation Title: Adulterous Nations: Family Politics and National Identity in the European Novel
Assistant Professor at University of Texas, Austin

E K Tan

Dissertation Title: Lack, Loss and Displacement: Renarrativizing "Chineseness" Through the Aesthetics of Southeast Asian Literature and Film
Associate Professor at S.U.N.Y. Stonybrook

Valerie Wilhite

Dissertation Title: The Transformative Power of Love: The Negation of the Subject in Mysticism and Troubadour Fin’ Amors
Profesora Catedrática at the Universidad del Quindío

John Chua

Dissertation Title: The Horror, the Horror: The Repetition and Compulsion of a Genre
Was a documentary filmmaker at The Shoah Foundation; now Senior lecturer at Coventry University UK

Miglena Ivanova

Dissertation Title: Staging Europe, Staging Ireland: Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov in Irish Cultural Politics, 1899–1922
Associate Professor at Coastal Carolina University

Leisa Kauffmann

Associate Professor at Wayne State University

Elise Bartosik-Vélez

Professor of Spanish, Dickinson College

Jay Twomey

Associate Professor at University of Cincinnati

Mustapha Hamil

Associate Professor of French Studies and Arabic Studies, University of Windsor

Beth Hawkins Benedix

Professor of Religious Studies, World Literature and Community Engagement, DePauw University

Kevin Carollo

Professor at Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Yana Hashamova

Professor and Chair at Ohio State University