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Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Cameron Fae Bushnell, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, 20th-Century Anglophone Postcolonial Literature

Director, Pearce Center for Professional Communication

Department of English
Office: 707 Strode
Phone: 864-656-9351

Ph.D. English, University of Maryland; M.A. English, University of Maryland; M.A. Government & Politics, University of Maryland

Curriculum Vitae


Postcolonial & World Literatures, Critical Writing about Literature, Southern Literature, Contemporary Literature, Senior Seminar: Women & the Orient

Research Interests
Women & the Orient, Representations of Music in World Literature, Race & Writing

Focus: Anglophone Postcolonial Studies and World Literatures

Research Interests: Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Anglophone Postcolonial, World, and American Ethnic Literatures; Critical Literary and Race Theory;  Interdisciplinary Studies; Cultural Studies; Postcolonial Literature & the Arts.

CAAH Faculty of the Year, Faculty Research Development Grant


Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Postcolonial Readings of Music in Literature: Turning Empire on Its Ear (book); Routledge Press, 2013.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

“Designing a Racial Project for WAC.” Across the Disciplines 17.1-2. 26-41. 16 Jul. 2020.

“‘Stealth WAC’: The Graduate Writing TA Program.” WAC Journal 29 (2018); co-authored with Austin Gorman. Published in print and online The WAC Clearinghouse, December 2018; .

Headwords “Music,” “Albert Wendt,” and “Keri Hulme” for The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, ed. Henry Schwarz and Sangeeta Ray, Blackwell 2016.

“Rita Dove’s Sonata Mulattica: A Transatlantic Genre for the Restoration of History.” Ethnic Literature and Transnationalism. Ed. Aparajita Nanda. Routledge, 2015.

“De-Orienting Aesthetic Education.” Geocriticism and Edward Said. Ed. Robert T. Tally, Jr. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

“A Politics of Alterity: Reading Musical Form in Hardt and Negri’s Empire.” After Writing Back. Ed. Flaminia Nicora. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2015.

“Jazz in Translation: Developing a Racial Politics.” Resounding Pasts: Essays on Literature, Music, and Cultural Memory. Ed. Dragoslav Momcilovich. Newcastle on Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2011), 24 pps.

"Reading between the Lines: Resituating Said’s Contrapuntalism in Music." Counterpoints: Edward Said's Legacy, Newcastle on Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2010), 21 pps.

“Foundational Acts: Enunciating A West Indian Literary Tradition in Naipaul’s Mr. Biswas” South Asian Review 29:2 (2009), 26 pps.

“The Art of Tuning: A Politics of Exile.” Contemporary Literature 60:2 (Fall 2009), 30 pps.

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