Caren Irr

Caren IrrProfessor of English
PhD, Duke University

pronouns: she / her / hers

Research Interests

Theory, film and media studies, contemporaneity, the novel.

Selected Publications

"Climate Fiction in English." Open access piece in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature.Toward the Geopolitical Novel: U.S Fiction in the Twenty-First Century book cover

"The Space of Genre in the New Green Novel." Routledge, 2014. Free access for up to 50 readers.

"Toward the Geopolitical Novel: U.S Fiction in the Twenty-First Century." Columbia University Press, 2013. Read the first chapter for free.

"Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright." University of Iowa Press, 2010.

"On Jameson: From Postmodernism to Globalization," co-editor, State University of New York Press, 2005.

"Rethinking the Frankfurt School: Alternative Legacies of Cultural Critique", co-editor, State University of New York Press, 2002.

"The Suburb of Dissent: Cultural Politics in the United States and Canada during the 1930s." Durham: Duke University Press, 1998.

Selected Courses Taught