❖  University of North Carolina, Greensboro

❖  UNCG Department of English

❖  Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung / Foundation

❖ Author Website

“The National Shibboleth: Eminescu, Patrimonialization, and the Recognition Factory.” Observator cultural 1042 (December 3, 2020).

❖  ‘The world has become self-referring’: Don DeLillo’s The Names and the Aesthetic of the Contemporary. Metacritic, vol. 3, no. 2 (December 2017): 5-24.

❖ “‘World,’ ‘Globe,’ ‘Planet’: Comparative Literature, Planetary Studies, and Cultural Debt after the Global Turn.” American Comparative Literature Association, the 2014-2015 Report on the State of the Discipline of Comparative Literature website – “Paradigms” (Dec. 4, 2014)

Futures of Comparative Literature: ACLA State of the Discipline Report

❖ “Cosmopolitisme ou barbarie? September 11, Higher Education, and Cosmopolitan Literacy: An Asymmetric Manifesto.” Terror, Theory, and the Humanities. Jeffrey R. Di Leo and Uppinder Mehan, eds. : Ann Arbor, MI: U. of Michigan and Open Humanities P, 2012, 35-51. “Critical Climate Change” Series.

“Lexus and the Automotive State of Exception.” Feedback (March 28, 2014)

“McClane, Cultural Myth, Counter-Mythography.” Feedback (Dec. 16, 2013)

“Zombie Pedagogy: Rigor Mortis and the U. S. Body Politic.” Studies in Popular Culture 34, no. 2 (Spring 2012): 105-127.

❖  American Book Review: “Metamodernism” Issue


❖  “Contagion, Contamination, and Don DeLillo’s Post-Cold War World-System: Steps toward a Haptical Theory of Culture.” Contagion: Health, Fear, Sovereignty. Bruce Magnusson and Zahi Zalloua, eds. Seattle: U of Washington P. “Global Re-visions” Series. 2012, 123-148.

“Plagiarism, Creativity, and the Communal Politics of Renewal.” Electronic Book Review (June 21, 2007)



Bloomsbury: Flat Aesthetics Webpage

❖  University of Michigan Press: Cosmodernism Webpage

❖  University of Michigan Press: Reading for the Planet Webpage

❖  Northwestern University Press: The Planetary Turn Webpage