Duke Authors at the Modern Language Association Meeting


Herbert Blau, holding a recent issue of Modern Language Quarterly featuring essays in his honor.



Marshall Brown, editor of Modern Language Quarterly


Marianne DeKoven, author of Utopia Limited: The Sixties and the Emergence of the Postmodern and one of her readers, John Williams


Editor Reynolds Smith and Enda Duffy, author of The Speed Handbook: Velocity, Pleasure, Modernism


Joseph Litvak, author of The Un-Americans: Jews, the Blacklist, and Stoolpigeon Culture


Sophia A. McClennen, author of Ariel Dorfman: An Aesthetics of Hope

Joel Pfister, author of The Yale Indian: The Education of Henry Roe Cloud

Reynolds Smith and Richard T. Rodr
íguez, author of

Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics

James Rolleston, translator of
Theodor W. Adorno: An Introduction, by Gerhard Schweppenhäuser

Jani Scandura, author of Down in the Dumps: Place, Modernity, American Depression, and María Damon, author of Poetry and Cultural Studies: A Reader (Illinois University Press)

Kathryn Bond Stockton, author of The Queer Child, or Growing Sideways in the Twentieth Century

Kenneth Surin, author of Freedom Not Yet: Liberation and the Next World Order

Neferti X. M. Tadiar, author of Things Fall Away: Philippine Historical Experience and the Makings of Globalization

Priscilla Wald, editor of American Literature and author of 

Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative and

Constituting Americans: Cultural Anxiety and Narrative Form

Kathleen Woodward, author of Statistical Panic: Cultural Politics and Poetics of the Emotions

Nicholas Gaskill, winner of the Foerster Prize for the best essay published in American Literature in 2009.  Also recognized by the American Literature Section were Hsuan Hsu and Jordan Alexander Stein, who received honorable mentions for their articles, and Cecelia Tichi, who was awarded the Hubbell Medal for lifetime achievement. 

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