J.C. Sibara (Jay)
Assistant Professor of English
MA, English, University of Southern California
BA, English with a Minor in Philosophy and a Concentration in Interpretation Theory, Swarthmore College
Areas of Expertise
- Multi-ethnic US literatures
- Comparative studies of race and ethnicity
- Disability studies
- Environmental humanities
- Gender and sexuality studies
- Medical humanities
- Transnational American studies
Courses Currently Teaching
|EN120N A||Language, Thought, and Writing: Critical Inquiries in Medical Ethics|
|EN256 A||Studies in American Literary History: Civil War to the Present|
|EN341 A||American Realism and Naturalism: Then and Now|
|EN370 A||Literature and Medicine: Voices from the Margins|
|EN422 A||Queer Theory and U.S. Literatures and Cultures|
Other Courses Taught
|EN341||American Realism and Naturalism: Then and Now|
|EN398||Disability in Modern and Contemporary US Literature and Culture|
|EN493||Beyond Borders: Narratives of Crossing|
"Disability and Dissent in Ann Petry's The Street." Literature and Medicine 36.1 (2018): 1-26.
Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: Toward an Eco-Crip Theory. Co-edited with Sarah Jaquette Ray. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
“Disease, Disability, and the Alien Body in the Literature of Sui Sin Far." MELUS: The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 39.1 (2014): 56-81.
"Three Bullets." Short story. Moss: A Journal of the Pacific Northwest. 2019.
“’From the Periphery Towards the Center’: Locating an Alternative Genealogy for Disability Studies in Audre Lorde’s The Cancer Journals.” UCLA Center for the Study of Women and Gender. Thinking Gender Papers. University of California eScholarship, California Digital Library, 2009.
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