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Barbara G. Ladd
American literature and culture, beginnings to 1975
Circum-Caribbean Studies; Trans(south)atlantic studies; southern U.S. literature and culture
|List Affiliations:||Reviewer for H-Urban
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Professor of English, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
▪Ph.D. in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
▪M.A. in English, University of Texas at Austin
▪M.F.A. in Creative Writing, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
▪A.B. in English with Honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
▪Resisting History: Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora Welty (LSU, June 2007).
▪Nationalism and the Color Line in George W. Cable, Mark Twain, and William Faulkner (LSU 1996)
▪“Race as Fact and Fiction in Faulkner.” A Companion to William Faulkner. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. Ed. Richard C. Moreland. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2006. 133-147.
▪“Literary Studies: The Southern United States, 2005.” PMLA 120.4 (Oct. 2005): 1628-1639.
▪“Faulkner, Glissant, and A Creole Poetics of History and the Body in Absalom, Absalom! and A Fable.” Faulkner in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the 27th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference 2000. Jackson: U. of Mississippi Press, 2003. 31-49.
▪"Southern Places: Past, Present, and Future." South to a New Place. Ed. Suzanne Jones and Sharon Monteith. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State U Press, 2002.
▪ “Globalization, The Grotesque, and the Local: Cormac McCarthy and Southern Memory.” Department of English, Louisiana State University, March 2009.
▪“‘A Gabble of Tongues’: The New World Grotesque and the Remains of Empire.” Department of English, Washington University in St. Louis, Nov. 2007.
▪“The Life and Work of Zora Neale Hurston: Tell My Horse.” Georgia Center for the Book, University in the Library Series. Decatur Public Library, July 2007.
▪“Memory and Forgetfulness, Places and Spaces in Twentieth-Century American Literature: The Case of William Faulkner.” Lyceum Lecture Series, 2006-07: Aesthetics in America. Oxford College of Emory U,2007.
▪“Reading William Faulkner through African American and Women’s History: Nancy Mannigoe.” Center for the Study of the American South. U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. March 2007.
▪“ ‘Les Amis Myriades et Anonymes à la France de Tout le Monde’: Créolité and Empire, Difference and Indifference in William Faulkner’s A Fable.” Transatlantic Exchanges: The American South in Europe—Europe in the American South. International Colloquium Under the Auspices of The Austrian Academy of Sciences and the British Academy, Vienna, Sept. 2006.