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Rebecca WalshRebecca Walsh  
Visiting Assistant Professor

Office Location: 012 Social Sciences
Office Phone: 668-1616
Email Address: rawalsh@duke.edu

Office Hours:

Wed 10:00-11:45 and usually 1:00-2:00, and also by appt.


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

MA, University of Wisconsin-Madision

BA, Kenyon College

American Literature
Modern to Contemporary
Gender & Sexuality Studies
Postcolonial Literature
Critical Theory
Rebecca Walsh works in the fields of twentieth-century American Literature and Culture, Diaspora Studies, and Women's Literature. Her interdisciplinary approach to literature is informed by cultural geography, postcolonial theory, and feminist theory. She has recently edited a special issue of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies entitled Global Diasporas, which includes work by Moustafa Bayoumi, Aihwa Ong, and Rhacel Parrenas, among others. She has also published on women's writing, feminist theory, poetry, and film. She is currently at work on a book-length manuscript entitled Modernism’s Geopoetics: Cultural Locations of the Near and Far.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. "Theorizing Postcolonial Women's Writing." Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature  (2008)  (invited, forthcoming)
  2. "African-American and Arabic Identity in H.D.'s Fiction, Poetry, and Film." Approaches to Teaching H.D.'s Poetry and Prose. Modern Language Association, 2008.  (accepted)
  3. with Lauren Coats, Matt Cohen, John Miles, Kinohi Nishikawa. "Those We Don't Speak of: Indians in The Village." PMLA  (2008)  (accepted, forthcoming)
  4.  Global Diasporas. Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies.Special Issue, 5.1  (2003). (Ed. and Intro. R. Walsh) [title~content=g713769172~db=all]
  5. "Where Metaphor Meets Materiality: The Spatialized Subject and the Limits of Locational Feminism." Exclusions in Feminist Thought: Challenging the Boundaries of Womanhood Ed. Mary Brewer. Sussex Academic Press, (2002): 182-202.

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