Alaina Kaus

PhD Candidate, ABD

Research Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature, multiethnic literature, transnational American studies, comparative ethnic studies, Asian American studies, human rights and humanitarianism, critical refugee studies, political economy and class, U.S. foreign policy

Publications:

“Reimagining the Southern Gothic: The Two Souths in Monique Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth.” Forthcoming in MELUS, Summer 2017.

“A View from the Vietnamese Diaspora: Memories of Warfare and Refuge in GB Tran’s Vietnamerica,” Forthcoming in Mosaic, vol. 49, no. 4, Dec. 2016.

“Liberalities of Feeling: Free Market Subjectivities in Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin.” Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, vol. 56, no. 4, Aug. 2015, pp. 369-82.

Current CV