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Ph.D., English, University of Notre Dame
M.A., English, University of Notre Dame
B.A., English, Loyola Marymount University
B.A., French, Loyola Marymount University
Marlene L. Daut specializes in early and nineteenth-century American and Caribbean literary and cultural studies. Her forthcoming book, Science of Desire: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865, examines the connection between 18th- and 19th-century scientific debates about race and the Haitian Revolution in U.S. American, Haitian, and European colonial literatures.
- U.S. American literature to 1930
- Transatlantic studies
- Literature of the African Diaspora
- Postcolonial studies
- Literature of the Americas
- Critical race theory
- French cultural studies
Science of Desire: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865 (forthcoming)
Haiti and the Black Atlantic: An Intellectual History, 1804-1934 (monograph in progress)
“Monstrous Testimony: Baron de Vastey and the Politics of Black Memory,” The Colonial System Unveiled. tr. and ed. by Chris Bongie. (forthcoming fall 2013, Liverpool University Press).
Awards and Accomplishments
Recipient of a 2012-2013 Ford Post Doctoral Fellowship
Recipient of a 2010 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend.
Recipient of a 2008 Ford Dissertation Fellowship.