Faculty Publications: Comparative World Literature – November 2021

Comparative World Literature

Seven entries from the Comparative World Literature Program. Publications range from scholarship on teaching mythology and on Disability Studies to commentary on contemporary politics.

Chew, Kathryn. “Mother, Monster, Myth: Jeffers’ Medea as a Teaching Text,” Jeffers Studies 21 (2021) 79-99. 

—. “Thematic Texts: Ovid, Martial, Tertullian” in the Oxford Handbook to Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World. Edited by Alison Futrell and Thomas Habinek. Oxford University Press, 2021, 320-329.

Dahab, Elizabeth. 2020. “Burial at Sea: Reconciliation and Bereavement in Wajdi Mouawad’s Littoral(Tideline), in Selected Proceedings of the 2017 Societies of Activities and Research on the Indian World (Sari) conference on the theme of “Reinventing the Sea: Precarity, Epistemology, Narratives,”pp. 57-65. Refereed. https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-02455760/document Refereed. Online.

—. 2020 (March): “The Corona Virus, Trump, and Friday the 13th Press Conference,” Counterpunch. https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/03/17/the-corona-virus-trump-and-friday-the-13th-press-conference/ Pertaining to Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 

—. 2020 (June): “Systemic Racism and the Killing of Rayshard Brooks,”Counterpunchhttps://www.counterpunch.org/author/f-elizabeth-dahab/ Non-academic piece in the spirit of Black Lives Matter.  

—. 2020. “‘To Roam a Borderless World’: The Poetics of Movement and Marginality in Carnival,” in Beirut to Carnival City: Reading Rawi Hage.Ed. Krzysztof Majer. Leiden: Brill Rodopi, 2020, pp. 120-134. Refereed/Invited. Print. 

Jina B. Kim, Joshua Kupetz, Crystal Yin Lie, and Cynthia Wu, eds. and intro. Sex Identity Aesthetics: The Work of Tobin Siebers and Disability Studies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2021. (Available Open Access: https://www.fulcrum.org/concern/monographs/tb09j799m)