Garin Hay

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330 Voorhies
Office Hours
T 12:30 - 1:30 ; F 4:30 - 5:30 or by appointment


Ph.D. Candidate and Poet

Areas of Interest:

Contemporary Poetry

Literary Theory

20th Century Continental Philosophy

American and British Literature, 1950-present

American and British Literature 1900-1945

Posthumanist Studies


Environmental Humanities


Conference Presentations:

“Body / as dust leper”: Will Alexander’s Animist Organic Form and Decolonial Ecopoetics / University of California, Los Angeles, November 2022.

“dancing in the / midnight sun not for law, or man, but for whale and blood”: Reading with dg nanouk okpik’s Corpse Whale for the Affects of Material Culture in Indigenous and Settler Ecologies / University of California, Davis, June 2019

“‘An Epiphany for Distance and Crossing’: Reading the Environmental Poetics of Mei-mei Berssenbrugge’s Hello, the Roses with Robert Kocik’s Speculative Biology,” (Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities / Unversity of California, Merced, April 2016.

“‘archaic hallucinatory laughter’: Affect and History in Susan Howe’s Articulation of Sound Forms in Time,” Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual / University of Southern California, Los Angeles, March 2014.

Panel Organizer, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Textual Vertigo” / Mills College, December 2013


M.F.A. Creative Writing: Poetry, Mills College, 2015

B.A. English Literature, San Francisco State University, 2008