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Rachel Walerstein

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Research Interests

Late 19th, Early 20th century American Literature, Queer Theory, Affect Studies, Labor

Rachel Walerstein is finishing her sixth year of the English PhD program at the University of Iowa. Her research interests include American literature, masculinity studies, and queer theory. She is currently at work on her dissertation, Masculine Gestures: On Imitation and Initiation in Modernism, which explores tropes of gender imitation and social initiation in American literature from 1915 through 1940.