Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Lisa Siraganian is an Associate Professor of English and author of Modernism's Other Work: The Art Object's Political Life (New York: Oxford UP, 2012; paperback 2015), shortlisted for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize (2013). Her essays have appeared in Law and Literature, American Literary History, Modernism/Modernity, Modern Fiction Studies, and elsewhere. She was recently awarded an ACLS Fellowship to complete her second book, "Against Corporate Humanism: The Modernist Critique of Corporate Mind."
More information at: lisasiraganian.com
- 20th-c American Poetry: From Modernism to Postmodernism
- American Modernism: The Poem and the Poetics of Art
- Semiotics of Culture: Representing Diaspora
- Introduction to Literary Study
- Contemporary Poetry: Art and Artifacts
- Contemporary Approaches to Literature (Introduction to Literary Theory)
- Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life. New York: Oxford University Press, January 2012. 272 pages. Paperback, June 2015. Shortlisted (one of four finalists) for Modernist Studies Association Book Prize (2013); Reviewed in Radical Philosophy 177 (Jan/Feb 2013): 52-45, Nonsite 8 (Jan 2013); Modernism/Modernity (Sept 2014); American Literary History Online Review IV (November 2015).
- "Don't Let Me Be Universal: or, the Postwar American Poem." nonsite.org. Issue #16:Situation. Summer 2015.
- "Theorizing Corporate Intentionality in Contemporary American Fiction." Law and Literature 27:1 (Spring 2015): 99-123.
- "Speculating on an Art Movement: Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas." Modern Fiction Studies 59:3 (Fall 2013): 591:609.
- "Ang Lee and James Schamus's Neo-Indies: The Ultimate Movie Machine." Post45: Peer Reviewed. (December 20, 2011). Online. 14,000 words.
- “Wallace Stevens’s Fascist Dilemmas and Free Market Resolutions,” American Literary History 23:2 (Summer 2011): 337-361.
- “‘A Disciplined Nostalgia’: William Gaddis and the Modern Art Object” in William Gaddis, “The Last of Something,” ed. Crystal Alberts, Christopher Leise and Birger Vanwesenbeeck. Jefferson: McFarland, 2010. 101-114.