Welcome, I am the Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University. This site contains updates on my research (publications and presentations) and teaching as well as contact information.


Anthropocene Storytelling: Ecological Writing and Pedagogies of Planetary Change at Penn State

04.17.2019 - 04.19.2019. A two-day series with Kirk B. Sides (University of Bristol) and Tjawangwa (TJ) Dema (author of The Careless Seamstress, winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for African Poetry); April 18-19, 2019. More information here.

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Research Methods in African Literary Studies (roundtable)

“Returns of the Post-Global: Migration, Circulation, and the Dislocations of Literature"