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Jeremy Lowenthal

Research Interests

Transatlantic modernism, media and sound studies, and trauma theory

Jeremy Lowenthal is an English Ph.D. candidate and General Education Literature (GEL) instructor at the University of Iowa. He specializes in twentieth-century British and American literature, with additional interests in radio studies, transnational modernisms, media studies, sound studies, and trauma theory. He is the author of “Traumaphonic Rift in Sylvia Plath’s Aerial Poetics” (forthcoming in Modernism/modernity), which explores how radio technologies shaped Sylvia’s Plath’s famous poetic expressions of traumatic experience. 

Jeremy came to the University of Iowa after earning his B.A. in political science at the University of California, Davis and his M.A. in the humanities at the University of Chicago in 2013 and 2015, respectively. Before joining the University of Iowa, he served as an adjunct instructor in the English, Theatre and Journalism Department of Harold Washington College.