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Profile: Victor  Mendoza

Title: Assistant Professor
Degree:
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley  2007
Mendoza

Contact Info

Office:

2138 Lane Hall

Hours:

Tuesdays, Noon-2

Phone:

647-0772

Uniqname:

vmendoza

email:

vmendoza@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

US minority literature and culture, Asian American literature and culture, Philippine American literature and culture, African American literature and culture, queer of color critique, queer studies, transnational feminist and gender studies, postcolonial studies, critical race theory, cultures of U.S, imperialism, interdisciplinary approaches to literature, performance studies, visual culture.

Secondary Interests

late 19th-, 20th, and 21st-C US literary and cultural production, US modernisms, poststructuralism, psychoanalysis, marxism.

Publications

Fantasy Islands: Illicit Desires, Race, and the Philippines in United States Imperialism (book manuscript in progress)

"Little Brown Students and the Homoerotics of White Love,"
Asian American Subgenres: 1853-1941. Ed. Hsuan Hsu. Spec. double issue of Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 39:4 (winter 2006 [published 2007]): 65-83.

"'Come Buy': The Crossing of Sexual and Consumer Desire in Christina Rossetti's
Goblin Market," ELH (formerly English Literary History) 73:4 (December 2006): 913-47.

"A Queer Nomadology of Jessica Hagedorn's
Dogeaters," American Literature 77:4 (December 2005): 815-845.


Reviews:
Puar, Jasbir K. Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times. Journal of Asian American Studies 12:1 (February 2009): 128-32.

So, Christine, Economic Citizens: A Narrative of Asian American Visibility and Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Border Fictions: Globalization, Empire, and Writing at the Boundaries of the United States. American Literature 83.1 (March 2011): 215-17.


Additional Info

Professor Mendoza also holds an appointment in the Women's Studies Department.

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