Caren Irr

Caren Irr

Kevy and Hortense Kaiserman Professor in the Humanities
Head of the Humanities Division (as of July 2023)
PhD, Duke University

Pronouns: she / her / hers
Pronunciation: Irr as in "irregular" or "irritable"

Research Interests

Theory, film and media studies, contemporaneity, environmental humanities, the novel

Selected Publications

Selected Courses Taught

  • Environmental Film, Environmental Justice (COML/ENG 70b)
  • Environmental Aesthetics (COML/ENG 191a)
  • Contemporary Environmental Writing (ENG 28a)
  • American Independent Film (ENG 50b)
  • Contemporary Global Dystopias (ENG 66b)
  • Capitalism and the American Novel (ENG 238a)