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Rebecca H. Hogue
Rebecca H. Hogue earned her PhD in English with a Designated Emphasis in Native American Studies at UC Davis where she was a 2019-20 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellow. Her research and teaching interests include Pacific Islands Literatures, Environmental Humanities, Critical Indigenous Studies, and Settler Colonial Studies. Her dissertation “Archipelagos of Resistance: Anti-Nuclear Writing of Oceania” explores Indigenous Pacific Islander environmental justice writings from 1970 to the present, specifically those inspired by the Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific movements. Rebecca's work has been published in The Contemporary Pacific, Transmotion, The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies, and Modern Fiction Studies. She is also the co-editor of a special issue on "Transnational Nuclear Imperialisms" forthcoming in the Journal of Transnational American Studies.
- M.A., Literature, Georgetown University
- A.B., American Studies, Columbia University
- Pacific Island Studies, Environmental Humanities, Critical Indigenous Studies, Settler Colonial Studies
- Designated Emphasis in Native American Studies
- "Decolonial Memory and Nuclear Migration in Albert Wendt's Black Rainbow," Modern Fiction Studies, Summer 2020.
- Plantation Housing Isn’t the Answer to Homelessness in Hawaiʻi (with Leanne Day), Edge Effects, April 18, 2019.
- Review, "Archipelagic American Studies." The Contemporary Pacific, vol. 30, no. 2, 2018.
- Review, "Iep Jaltok: Poems from a Marshallese Daughter." Transmotion, vol. 4, no. 1, 2018.
- "Hau'ofa, Epeli." The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Ray, Sangeeta, Henry Schwarz, José Luis Villacañas Berlanga, Alberto Moreiras and April Shemak (eds). Blackwell Publishing, 2016.
Selected Conference Presentations
- January 2020, Chair, Empire and Environment: Confronting Ecological Ruination in the Asia-Pacific and the Americas, Modern Language Association, Seattle, WA
- November 2019, Occupied Archipelagos: Visions of Militarism, Indigeneity, and Racialization in the Pacific Roundtable, American Studies Association, Honolulu, HI
- November 2019, Speculative Creation Histories in Patricia Grace’s Oceanic Anti-Nuclear Storytelling, Speculative Futures: Climate Change and Ecologies Symposium, San Diego, CA
- October 2019, Anti-Nuclear Narratives of Oceania, Western History Association, Las Vegas, NV
- June 2019. Chair, Pacific Arts and Climate Activism. ASLE, Davis, CA
- November 2018. Pacific Women Speak: Anti-Nuclear Transindigenous Women’s Writing of Oceania, American Studies Association, Atlanta, GA
- May 2018. The Ocean In/ Of/ And Us: Craig Santos Perez’s “Praise Song for Oceania”, NAISA, Los Angeles, CA
- January 2018. Decolonial Speculation in Wendt’s Black Rainbow: Transindigenous Resistance in the Nuclear Pacific, MLA, New York, NY
- November 2017. Where is Oceanic Literature?: A Digital Map of Coalition and Circulation, PAMLA, Honolulu, HI
- June 2017. Stand Up: Mauna Kea and Indigenous Environmental Protection, ASLE, Detriot, MI
- November 2015. Risk and Resistance at Pōhakuloa, PAMLA, Portland, OR
- October 2015. “We are Not Drowning, We are Fighting”: Pacific Warriors Against Climate Change, American Studies Association, Toronto, Canada
- June 2015. Petroculture in the Pacific: Indigenous Solidarity and the Fight against Climate Change, Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, Moscow, ID
- Instructor, ENL 3: Intro to Literature, SS 1 2017, 2018-2019
- Instructor, UWP 1: Expository Writing, 2015-2016, 2016-2017
- TA, ENL 178: Literature of the American West, Spring 2015
- TA, ENL 44: Almost Human: Animals, Cyborgs, Slaves, & Zombies, Winter 2015
- TA, ENL 40: Literature & Pop: Culture in the Time of Masses, Fall 2014
- Modern Language Association, Delegate Assembly, 2019-2022
- Chancellor's Graduate and Professional Student Advisory Board, Vice Chair, 2017-2019
- Executive Committee, Native American Studies Designated Emphasis, 2017-2019
- English Graduate Student Association, Mentorship Coordinator, 2018-2020
- English Graduate Student Association, Co-Chair, 2017-2018
- English Graduate Student Association, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate, 2016-2017
- English Graduate Student Association, Grad Ally, 2015-2016