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Julia Obert

Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair for the Department of English

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine

M.A., University of British Columbia

B.A., University of Western Ontario

jobert@uwyo.edu

Crane Hall 106/206: 307 766-6490 (Asst. Chair's Office) 

Julia, a graduate of the English Department and the Critical Theory Institute at the University of California, Irvine, studies postcolonial literature and theory, Irish literature, poetry and poetics, 20th century British literature, and contemporary critical theory (particularly sound theory and acoustic ecology, affect theory, and theories of spatiality). Her book Postcolonial Overtures: The Politics of Sound in Contemporary Northern Irish Poetry will be published by Syracuse University Press in Fall 2015.  Her work has also appeared in Eire-Ireland, Textual Practice, New Hibernia Review, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Irish Studies Review, Postcolonial Text, and Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies. She teaches classes in migrant and postcolonial literatures, critical theory, and 20th century/contemporary British and Irish literatures for the department

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