Research InterestsAmerican Literature
Harry Stecopoulos, Associate Professor of English, teaches courses on modern US literature, culture, and performance, with specific interests in in the novel, cultural studies, and postcolonial theory. His publications include the co-edited anthology Race and the Subject of Masculinities (Duke, 1997) and essays on Stuart Hall and Edgar Rice Burroughs. An article on Faulkner and Wright appeared in Prospects (2003). He is currently working on two book projects. The first, Locating the Global South: Race, Region, and Empire in the American Century, examines the relationship between US southern literature and US imperialism from the 1890s to the 1990s; the second, Staging Change: US Drama, Media Culture, and New Social Movements, reads political dramas of the 1960s and 1970s in light of contemporary critiques of the media and the public sphere.