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English|Department of

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
Hoyt 209: 307 766-6490 (Asst. Chair's Office) 
Hoyt 307: 307-766-6452

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 is forthcoming from Syracuse University Press.  Her work has also appeared in Eire-Ireland, Textual Practice, New Hibernia Review, Postcolonial Text, Irish Studies Review, and Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, and is forthcoming in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial 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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