Sarah Winstein-Hibbs

Research Interests:
Modern & Contemporary Literature of the Americas; Race & Ethnicity in the Atlantic world; Caribbean studies; Affect Theory; Theater and Performance Studies; Black studies; Orality & Memory
Jefferson Scholars Foundation Research Prize, 2018
Dean's Office Grant, Collective Response to A12, 2018
South Atlantic Studies Fellowship, 2017
UVa Summer Research Grant, 2017, 2018
“A Critical Regionalist Reading of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao: Rethinking Magical Realism through Afro-Caribbean Oral Narrative." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States. Expected summer 2019.
Book reviews of Clarice Lispector’s Near to the Wild Heart (1943), Elias Khoury’s As Though She Were Sleeping (2011), Liliana Heker’s The End of the Story (2012), published for Three Percent at Open Letter Press
Professional Institutes & Working Groups
Cornell School of Criticism and Theory, 2018
UVa Greater Caribbean Studies Network, 2017-18