Rachel Nolan

PhD Candidate, ABD

EGSA Family Advocacy and Hospitality Committee Co-Chair

Research Interests: Women’s Studies, 19th & 20th Century U.S. Literature, Comparative Feminism, Gender & Sexuality, Multi-ethnic Literature, Cultural History, Labor History.

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Peer-Reviewed Articles:

“Production, Reproduction, and the Provisional Recovery of Progressive-Era Women’s Narratives. ‘A Cool and Deliberate Sort of Madness.’” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. Forthcoming.

“It was more than I could bear”: Recovering the extrapolitical in Susanna Haswell Rowson’s Charlotte TempleLEAR: Literature in the Early American Republic. Forthcoming.

“‘tween aleph and beta I’: Crossing lines of difference with M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong!Caribbean Quarterly 56.4 (December 2015).

Book Reviews:

“The end of bare life?” Review of Wandering: Philosophical Performances of Racial and Sexual Freedom, by Sarah Jane Cervenak; New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the New World, by Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human, by Alexander G Weheliye. Forthcoming in Journal of American Studies.

Review of Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures Amid the Debris of Legal Personhood, by Angela Naimou. Forthcoming in Journal of American Studies.

Encyclopedia Articles:

“LGBT activism, Caribbean.” The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Ed. Nancy Naples, et al. Wiley Blackwell, 2015. Print.