About

Joanne van der Woude

Assistant Professor, Department of American Studies, University of Groningen

Fellow, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (2007–2008)

Joanne van der Woude is an Assistant Professor of American Studies at the University of Groningen. Her teaching interests include: American Literature and Culture to 1800; Comparative Colonial Studies; Digital Humanities; History of the Book; Reformation and Revolution; Hemispheric Approaches to American Literature; Imperial Poetics; New World Drama; Aesthetics and Politics. Her first book, Becoming Colonial: Indians, Immigrants, and Early American Aesthetics, is under review at the University of Pennsylvania Press. Her current project is No More Heroes: Violence and Resistance in New World Poetry. Her articles and reviews have appeared in A New Literary History of America, Representations of Death in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture, American Quarterly, and American Literature. In 2012, she received the Rosalind Franklin Fellowship for Female Academic Talent and Honorary Faculty Research Scholarship, both from the University of Groningen.