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Winkiel, Laura Associate Professor

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  • My scholarly work and teaching reflect an interest in modernist literature and its circulation within African diasporic cultures, including its impact within Africa itself. I am interested in questions of the performativity of literature, cultural exchange, cultural economies and ethics. I conceptualize twentieth century anglophone literature less in terms of finished works and ideas than in terms of their movement, exchange, and translation within transnational circuits.

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  • modernism, global anglophone literature, British literature, African and Caribbean literature, cultural studies

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