Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


 
Jamie Bolker

Ph.D. Candidate in Early Modern Literature

jbolker1@fordham.edu 

Fordham University
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Jamie Bolker


Education 
Marquette University, English, MA  
Marquette University, English and Philosophy, BA (Honors)


research Interest
Representations of place and environment in nineteenth-century and early American literature


Presentations at professional national or international conferences
“The Problem of Racial Pests: (Jim) Crows in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp.” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE): “Changing Nature: Migrations, Energies, Limits.” May 28-June 2, 2013. Lawrence, KS.   “‘But by the time the first bombs fell, We were already bored’: Suburban Dystopia in Arcade Fire’s The Suburbs.”  Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA). October 15, 2011.  Milwaukee, WI.  “A Spatial Synthesis of History in Walt Whitman’s ‘Thou Mother with Thy Equal Brood.’” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE): “Species, Space and the Imagination of the Global.” June 25, 2011.  Bloomington, IN.   “The Automobile, Stagnation, and Mobility in Paule Marshall’s The Chosen Place, the Timeless People.”  Marquette University Graduate Student Colloquium: “Beyond Margins and Centers.”  April 5, 2011.  Milwaukee, WI.


Related Professional Experience


Other awards, honors, and/or activities
Tuition Fellowship and Research Assistantship, Fordham Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 2012


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