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Cameron Clark


  • M.A., English, Michigan State University, 2017
  • B.A., English and Art History, Maryville College, 2013

Research Interests:

  • Film Studies and Global Literatures
  • Modernism/Modernity and Contemporary Fiction
  • Body Genres and Genres of Excess
  • Theories of Race, Gender, and Sexuality
  • The Aesthetics of Violence; Affect Theory; Political Philosophy

Professional Honors:

  • Edwin R. Hunter Award for Excellence in Research in English or American Literature (2013)
  • Alexander English Prize for the best four-year record in the study of English (2013)
  • Sarah Hardrath Kramer Art History Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement (2013)

Recent Positions and Service:

  • Editorial and Production Assistant, The Journal of Popular Culture, published by Wiley Blackwell, Summer 2016 – Summer 2017
  • Textual Editor, Critical edition of James Fenimore Cooper’s 1838 novel Home as Found (New York: AMS Press, TBA), Summer 2016
  • MSU’s Association of English Graduate Students, Information and Media Coordinator, 2015-2017
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant in English and Film Studies at Michigan State University, 2015-2017

Papers and Presentations:

  • “Queer Violence and the Politics of Natural Space in Contemporary Extremism,” Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Toronto, March 2018
  • “Mapping Queer Temporality in Data Visualizations of Jamie Travis’s ‘Saddest Children in the World’ Triptych,” 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Bowling Green, OH, October 2016.
  • “Allah is too Big for My Islam to Be Small:” The Birth of Taqwacore, the Transnational Muslim-Hindu Punk Movement,” Southeast Commission for the Study of Religion (SECSOR), Greenville, SC, March 2013
  • “Eliza Haywood’s Pornographic Political Impulse in Fantomina: or, Love in a Maze,” Lee University’s Annual Literary Symposium, Cleveland, TN, 2012.