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Martin W Kevorkian

Associate ProfessorPh.D., 2000, University of California Los Angeles

Associate Professor, Associate Chair of the English Department
Martin W Kevorkian



American Renaissance (mid-nineteenth-century New England literary culture); technology and race.


Martin Kevorkian earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in English from UCLA.  He is the author of “Color Monitors: The Black Face of Technology in America” (Cornell Univ. Press, 2006) and articles on Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Samuel Beckett, and John Ashbery.  Kevorkian is currently completing a book on the literary and spiritual aftermath of the American Renaissance, and he also maintains research interests in cultural representations of technology.

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