Assistant Professor                                                            stacey balkan
Office: L-335

Phone: 201-689-7040


Degrees: Ph.D., English, The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., M.Phil., English, The Graduate Center, CUNY; M.A., English, Montclair State University; B.A., English & Women’s Studies, Montclair State University

Year Started at BCC: 2005

Areas of Specialization: Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Ecocriticism, Anglophone World Literature, Latin American Literature

Courses Taught: Literature and the Environment, World Literature 1650 to Present, American Ethnic Fiction, Contemporary Latin American Literature, Introduction to the Novel, Composition


Recent Work:

Rev. Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction by Laura Barbas-Rhoden. Configurations (forthcoming, Johns Hopkins University Press)

“Anthropocene and Empire.” Public Books. 15 Oct. 2016.

“Rogues in the Postcolony: Chris Abani’s GraceLand and The Petro-Picaresque.” The Global South 9.2 (2016): 18-37.

“Representing India’s ‘Suicide Economy.’” Social Text Online. 8 Mar. 2015.

“Latin American Semiotics: ‘Metropolitan (Im)migrants’ in the ‘Lettered City.’” CLC Web: Comparative Literature and Culture. 14.5 (2013): 1-10.

“Abject Spaces and the Hinterland in Bolaño’s Work.” The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies. Eds. Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Tutun Mukherjee. New Delhi: Cambridge University Press India, 2013.

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