Rachel Nolan

PhD Candidate, ABD

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:

‘A Cool and Deliberate Sort of Madness’: Production, Reproduction, and the Provisional Recovery of Progressive-Era Women’s Narratives. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 43.2. 2018.

Uplift, Radicalism, and Performance: Angelina Weld Grimké’s Rachel at the Myrtilla Miner Normal School. Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. 35.1. 2018.

‘It Was More Than I Could Bear’: Recovering the Extrapolitical in Susanna Haswell Rowson’s Charlotte Temple. Literature in the Early American Republic. 8. Forthcoming.

‘tween aleph and beta I’: Crossing Lines of Difference with M. NourbeSe Philip’s Zong! Caribbean Quarterly 56. 2015. 20-39.

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 Atlantic World, by Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; Habeas Viscus: Racializing Assemblages, Biopolitics, and Black Feminist Theories of the Human, by Alexander G Weheliye. Journal of American Studies. 51.3. 2017. E33.

Review of Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures Amid the Debris of Legal Personhood, by Angela Naimou. Journal of American Studies. 50.4. 2016. E65.

Encyclopedia Articles:

“LGBT activism, Caribbean.” The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Ed. Nancy Naples. Vol. IV, 1546-1550. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2016.