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dgati@brandeis.edu

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Co-director 2016 English Graduate Conference

Daniella Gáti

Ph.D. – Fourth Year

M.A. in English, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2014

M.A. in Economics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2013

B.A. in Economics with a Minor in English, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, 2011

Research Interests:

American literature of the 20th century to the present, queer theory, contemporary literature and popular culture, narrative theory, spectrality, deconstruction, intersection between literature and economics

Presentations:

“The Curious Case of PBR and Hipster Melancholia.” PCA/ACA Annual Conference, San Diego. 12-15 April, 2017.

Organizer of “’Queer and Now:’ Queerness in the Mainstream.” NeMLA Annual Conference, Baltimore. March 23-26, 2017.

"Becoming my own ghost: Spectral circularity as queer stance." ACLA 2016, Harvard, Cambridge. March 17-20, 2016.

"Capitalism as the public negotiation of the private?" MLA Subconference, Austin. January 6-7, 2016.

“Lana del Rey and the Many Facets of One-Dimensional Consumer Culture." Thinking Serially Conference, CUNY, New York. April 23-24, 2015.

“People, Places and Stores:” Yuppie Non-Spatiality in Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho," Literary Exteriors: Boston College's Biennial English Graduate Conference, Boston. February 21, 2015.

Publications:

“A Leap across Borders: Review of the Exhibition Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957.” InVisible Culture. (Forthcoming.)

"Poems as Specters: Revenant Longing for Roots in Jean Toomer's Cane." aspeers 7 (2014), 17-39.

Courses Taught:

"The Aesthetics of Commercial Culture", Tufts University Experimental College, Fall 2016

University Writing Seminar, "From the Margins to the Mainstream: Questions of Belonging in Contemporary American Literature", Fall 2016

(TF) “The Tale”, Professor Mary Baine Campbell, Spring, 2016

(TF) “Literatures of Global English”, Dr. Roanne Kantor, Fall 2015

Favorite Work:

Orlando