Publications

This page gives an overview of published and forthcoming articles as well as our work in progress.


PUBLISHED AND FORTHCOMING

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

Mikić, Marijana. Forthcoming. “Satirical Afrofuturism, Race, and Emotion in George S. Schuyler’s Black No More.Journal of Narrative Theory 52 (1).

Maus, Derek C., and Marijana Mikić. Forthcoming. “Toni Morrison’s Relationship to an Emerging Generation of African American Novelists.” In Bloomsbury Handbook to Toni Morrison, eds. Linda Wagner-Martin and Kelly Reames. London: Bloomsbury Press.

Grill, Mario. 2020. “Guilt, Shame, Anger and the Chicana Experience: Cherríe Moraga’s Native Country of the Heart as Voice of Resistance.” Prose Studies. doi.org/10.1080/01440357.2020.1816874

Małecki, WP, Alexa Weik von Mossner, and Małgorzata Dobrowolska. 2020. “Narrating Human and Animal Oppression: Strategic Empathy and Intersectionalism in Alice Walker’s ‘Am I Blue?’”  Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 27 (2): 365–84.

Reviews:

Grill, Mario. 2020. “Gradual Losses.” Focus on Latinx Literature, edited by Frederick Luis Aldama. American Book Review 41 (2): 9-10.


WORK IN PROGRESS

Monographs:

Grill, Mario. Transgressing Borders: Chicanx Literatures, Emotion, and Cognitive Ethnic Narratology (WT). Book project. In development.

Mikić, Marijana.  Black Storyworlds:  Race, Space, and Emotion in Contemporary African American Literature (WT). Book project. In development.

Edited Volume:

Weik von Mossner, Alexa, Marijana Mikić, and Mario Grill (eds.). Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures. In development.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters:

Grill, Mario. “Fuzzy Temporality and the Difficulty of Narrativizing Loss in Mario Alberto Zambrano’s Lotería.” Book chapter in development for Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures, edited by Alexa Weik von Mossner, Marijana Mikić, and Mario Grill. 

Mikić, Marijana. “Mind, Body, and Race in Jessie Redmon Fauset’s Plum Bun.” Journal article under review.

Mikić, Marijana. “Arab American Women and the Generational Cycle of Shame: A Cognitive Reading of Etaf Rum’s A Woman Is No Man.” Journal article under review.

Mikić, Marijana. “Race, Trauma, and the Emotional Legacies of Slavery in Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing.” Book chapter in development for Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures, edited by Alexa Weik von Mossner, Mariajana Mikić, and mario Grill.

Weik von Mossner, Alexa. “Nurturing the Mind: Food as Cultural Memory in Ethnic American Literature and Film.” Book chapter in development for Cultural Memory: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Donald R. Wehr. Under contract with Routledge.

Weik von Mossner, Alexa, W.P. Małecki, Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Marcus Mayorga, and Paul Slovic. “The Reception of Radical Texts: The Complicated Case of Alice Walker’s ‘Am I Blue?’.” Book chapter in development for Empirical Ecocriticism, edited by Matthew Schneider Mayerson, Alexa Weik von Mossner, W. P. Małecki, and Frank Hakemulder.

Weik von Mossner, Alexa. “Embodied Traces: Race, Resistance, and Climate Refugees in Omar El Akkad’s American War.” Article in development for Conceptualizing Trace, edited by Monica Class.

Weik von Mossner, Alexa. “Stories, Love, and Baklava: Narrating Food in Diana Abu Jaber’s Culinary Memoirs.” Book chapter in development for Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures, edited by Alexa Weik von Mossner, Mariajana Mikić, and Mario Grill.

Weik von Mossner, Alexa. “Strategic Empathy and Narrative Impact: A Cognitive Analysis of Shaila Abdullah’s Saffron Dreams.” In development.