Gabriele M. Schwab

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Distinguished Professor, Comparative Literature
School of Humanities
Joint faculty appointments in the departments of Anthropology, English, European Languages and Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies
School of Humanities
PH.D., University of Konstanz
Habilitation, University of Kostanz
Ph.D., New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, 2009, Psychoanalysis
Phone: (949) 824-6406
Fax: (949) 824-6416
University of California, Irvine
271 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 2651
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Twentieth-Century Comparative Literature with a special emphasis on the Americas, including Native American literature; critical theory; psychoanalysis; cultural studies; literature and anthropology; feminism
Academic Distinctions
Distinguished Professor
Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
Honorary Professorship at the Beijing Language and Culture University
Honorary Professorship at Shandong University
Research Abstract
Current Book Projects:

Haunted Ecologies
Children of Fire, Children of Water, in collaboration with Simon J. Ortiz
Radioactive Ghosts: On Nuclear Ecologies. University of Minnesota Press (Forthcoming)
Samuel Becketts Endspiel mit der Subjektivitat (Stuttgart: Metzer, 1981)

Entgrenzungen und Entgrenzungsmythen (Stuttgart: F. Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden, 1987)

Subjects Without Selves (Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1994)

The Mirror and the Killer-Queen: Otherness in Literary Language (Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1996)

Accelerating Possession: Global Futures of Property and Personhood, co-edited with Bill Maurer (NY: Columbia UP, 2006)

Derrida, Deleuze, Psychoanalysis, ed. (NY: Columbia UP, 2007)

Haunting Legacies: Violent Histories and Transgenerational Trauma, (NY: Columbia UP, 2010)

Imaginary Ethnographies: Literature, Culture, Subjectivity, (NY: Columbia UP, 2012)

Literature, Power, and Subjectivity, translated into Chinese by Tao Jiajun, General Editor, Wang Fengzhen, Beijing: CASS Publishing House, Series: Intellectual History, January 2011

Clones, Fakes and Posthumans: Cultures of Replication, co-edited with Philomena Essed (Rodopi UP, 2012)
Essays on critical theory, literary theory, cultural studies, psychoanalysis and trauma theory, 19th and 20th century literatures in English (including Native American and African American), French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
Recipient of Heisenberg Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and Fellow in Residence at the Kulturwissenschaftliche Kolleg at the University of Constance
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