Jon Smith

Professor

  • Email: jsa106@sfu.ca
  • Tel: 778-782-3124
  • Office: AQ 6146
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Education

  • BA (Yale)
  • MA/MEd/PhD (Virginia)

Biography

Jon presently works chiefly on the U.S. South from postcolonial and cultural-studies perspectives. His essays and essay-reviews have appeared in American Literary HistoryAmerican LiteratureContemporary LiteratureThe Global South, and Modern Fiction Studies, as well as in several essay collections on topics ranging from Faulkner to alt-country. With Deborah Cohn of Indiana University, he coedited Look Away! The U.S. South in New World Studies (Duke UP 04), and, with Riché Richardson of Cornell University, he coedits the University of Georgia Press series The New Southern Studies. His own book, Finding Purple America: The South and the Future of American Cultural Studies, was published in that series in 2013.

Published Books