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December 1, 2020

Rebecca Oh: December 2020 Scholar of the Month

Christy Tidwell

ASLE’s Scholar of the Month for December 2020 is Rebecca Oh. 

Rebecca Oh is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Illinois. Her research interrogates the intersections between postcolonial literature, environmental justice, politics, and the environmental humanities. Her scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Modern Fiction Studies, ISLE and elsewhere.

How did you become interested in studying ecocriticism and/or the environmental humanities?

As a graduate student, I heard Ian Baucom give a talk on the Anthropocene. ...