Dr. Emily Hyde

Dr. Emily Hyde

Dr. Emily Hyde
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Dr. Emily Hyde

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Emily Hyde graduated with a B.A. in English from Yale University, taught for two years in the English Department at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2013. Her book project, A Way of Seeing: Postcolonial Modernism and the Visual Book, examines the global forms of mid-20th-century literature through the vexed status of the visual. An article from this project on Chinua Achebe and illustration has appeared in PMLA, and Hyde won an NEH Summer Stipend to support this project and conduct archival research on Doris Lessing and the artist-reporter Paul Hogarth. Her articles and reviews on comparative modernisms, postcolonial literature and theory, and contemporary literature and photography also appear in Post45: Peer ReviewedLiterature CompassComparative Literature StudiesContemporary LiteraturePublic Books, and Post45: Contemporaries. An article on photographs of African art appearing in American magazines during the era of decolonization is forthcoming in Modernism/modernity. Her writing has also appeared in the edited volumes Around 1945Auden at WorkB-Side Books: Essays on Forgotten Favorites, and The Pocket Instructor: Literature. At Rowan, Hyde teaches Critical Methods II, Global Literatures in English, British Literature II, and Seminars on Caribbean literature. In the Honors program, she teaches interdisciplinary courses in Science and Literature and Literature and Medicine.