Anna C. Ziering

Graduate Student

PhD candidate, ABD

Research Interests: 20th Century American Literature; American Studies; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; queer theory; deviant erotics; Black feminism; multi-ethnic literature

Teaching Interests: 20th Century American Literature; American Studies; LGBTQ literature; critical ethnic studies


EGSA Representative to the Aetna Chair of Writing Advisory Board (2019-2020); EGSA President (2018-2019)


Selected Publications:

“‘They Are Busy With This Woman: The Abject Erotics of Gayl Jones’s Eva’s Man.” At the Limits of Desire: Black Radical Pleasure, 50th anniversary special issue of The Black Scholar, vol. 50, no. 2, 2020, pp. 57-65.

“‘Hurt You Into Tenderness Finally’: Erotic Masochism & Black Female Subjectivity in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora,” Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, vol. 44, no. 1, 2019, pp. 87-109.

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