Jimmy Fazzino

TitleLecturer
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentWriting Program,
Literature Department,
Cowell College
Phone831-459-3403
Email
OfficePage Smith Library 181, Cowell College
Office HoursFall 2014: On leave
Campus Mail StopCowell Academic Services
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Biography, Education and Training

2012 PhD, Literature, UCSC
2003 BA, English, French, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Selected Publications


  • World Beats: Beat Generation Writing and the Worlding of U.S. Literature (Dartmouth, forthcoming)

  • "Amiri Baraka's Revolutionary Theatre: Black Power Politics, Avant-Garde Poetics," in Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the "Howl" Generation, ed. Deborah Geis (Methuen, forthcoming)

  • "The Beat Manifesto: Avant-Garde Poetics and the Worlded Circuits of African American Beat Surrealism," in The Transnational Beat Generation, ed. Nancy M. Grace and Jennie Skerl (Palgrave, 2012), 55-67

  • "A Trap Well-Enough Woven of Words: The Many Worlds of Brion Gysin's The Process," Journal of Beat Studies 1 (2012): 1-21

Courses Taught

Winter 2015: LIT 61: Road Novels, WRIT 2: Critical Geographies
LIT 1: Literary Interpretation
LIT 80: Literature and History
LTEL 120: Beat Literature and the World
Cowell Core: Imagining Justice, Past and Present
Writing 20: Written Discourse