540 O'Dowd Hall
Ph.D. University of Michigan
Areas of study
Contemporary American literature, Ethnic literature, Transnational American studies, Gender studies
I am currently working on a manuscript titled Haunting Encounters, which examines the theme of haunting in recent U.S. and postcolonial literature as a response to the dynamics of transnational literary circulation.
“Invisible Victims, Visible Absences: Imagining Disappearance for an International Audience.” Forthcoming in ARIEL
African American Review: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/african_american_review/v044/44.3.freed.html
Comparative Literature Studies: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/comparative_literature_studies/v048/48.2.freed.html
“Gendered Narratives of Trauma and Revision in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora
.” African American Review
“The Ethics of Identification: The Global Circulation of Traumatic Narrative in Silko’s Ceremony
and Roy’s The God of Small Things.
” Comparative Literature Studies