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Cathryn Piwinski

Part-time Faculty
619 - 1 Wash Pl

Office Hours
Monday 3:30-4:30

B.A., English Literature, New York University, 2016
M.A., Individualized Major, New York University, 2018
M.A., English Literature, Rutgers University, 2022

Cathryn Piwinski is a PhD candidate in the English Department at Rutgers University, where she works on twentieth- and twenty-first-century fiction, genre fiction, and reception history. Her dissertation, tentatively titled Border Crossings, Border Dwellings, focuses on late twentieth-century American novels and examines thematic and formal exchanges between literary fiction and science fiction. She has published on James Joyce, Mark Z. Danielewski, world literature, and television. She has previously taught writing and literature courses at Rutgers University. She is the current Vice President of the James Joyce Society.

Teaching and Research Interests

twentieth- and twenty-first-century US fiction; transatlantic literature; modernism; post-45; genre fiction; science fiction; world literature; book history; reception history 

Cathryn Piwinski