Maria (Mia) Christine Zamora


AssociateProfessor and Coordinator of World Literature
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison

Office: CAS Room 225
Telephone: 908-737-0385

Research Interests: Comparative Literature, U.S. Postcolonial Literatures (e.g. Philippines, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Hawaii), Nationalism, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Narrative, and Literary Theory

Publications: Her recent book is entitled Nation, Race, and History in Asian American Literature: Re-membering the Body (New York:  Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2008). Other publications include

  • "Apprehending America: Reflections on The Body, The Nation" Interactions:  Literature & Culture, Spring 2008. (Thomas Gale databases).
  • "Ethnic American Literature and Its Discontents: Reflections on The Body, The Nation" St. John’s Humanities Review, 5.1, Winter 2007.
  • "Female Embodiment and the Politics of Representation in Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters" Revista Atenea: A Bilingual Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences XXVI. 2, December 2006. 167-182.
  • "Practical Insights on the Pedagogy of Group Work" (with Mark Sutton and Linda Best) The Journal of Research and Teaching in Developmental Education 22.1 (2005) 71-83.

Courses Taught:

  • English Composition
  • World Literature
  • Writing About Literature
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Ethnic American Literature

Kean University, English Department, CAS 301, 1000 Morris Avenue, New Jersey 07083 :: 908-737-0370