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Degrees: Ph.D., English, The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., M.Phil., English, The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., English, Montclair State University; B.A., English & Women’s Studies, Montclair State University
Year Started at BCC: 2005
Areas of Specialization: Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Ecocriticism, Anglophone World Literature, Latin American Literature
Courses Taught: Literature and the Environment, World Literature 1650 to Present, American Ethnic Fiction, Contemporary Latin American Literature, Introduction to the Novel, Composition
Rev. Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction by Laura Barbas-Rhoden. Configurations (forthcoming, Johns Hopkins University Press)
“Anthropocene and Empire.” Public Books. 15 Oct. 2016.
“Rogues in the Postcolony: Chris Abani’s GraceLand and The Petro-Picaresque.” The Global South 9.2 (2016): 18-37.
“Representing India’s ‘Suicide Economy.’” Social Text Online. 8 Mar. 2015.
“Latin American Semiotics: ‘Metropolitan (Im)migrants’ in the ‘Lettered City.’” CLC Web: Comparative Literature and Culture. 14.5 (2013): 1-10.
“Abject Spaces and the Hinterland in Bolaño’s Work.” The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies. Eds. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Tutun Mukherjee. New Delhi: Cambridge University Press India, 2013.
* CV: staceybalkan.com