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Susan Willis  
Associate Professor of Literature and English

Office Location: Literature, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 668-6204
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Ph.D., University of California at San Diego

B.A., University of California at San Diego

American Literature
Critical Theory
Modern to Contemporary
Susan Willis is the author of Specifying: Black Women Writing the American Experience (University of Wisconsin Press, 1987) and a book on mass culture, A Primer For Daily Life (Routledge, 1990). She is co-author of Inside the Mouse: Work and Play at Walt Disney World (Duke University Press, 1995).

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. S Willis, S Jameson, K Klugman and J Kuenz. Strip Cultures: Finding America in Las Vegas. manual. Duke University Press, 2015.
  2. S Willis. "John Muir's Sojourn in Bonaventure Cemetery." manualThe Good Gardener? Nature, Human, and the Garden. Ed. A Giesecke and N Jacobs. Artifice, (2014) 2014. 
  3. S Willis. "Bitta-Blue Farm and the Summer of BP." manualEarth Perfect? Nature, Utopia and the Garden. Ed. A Giesecke and N Jacobs. Black Dog, (2012) 2012. 
  4. S Willis. "The Whole World on a Plate." Situations Ed. Stanley Aronowitz. 111.1Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work, (January, 2009): 151-164.  [abs]
  5. S Willis. Cartas a Legba: Um Texto Encontrado. manual. Boitempo, May, 2008.  [abs]

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