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Faculty Profile

LEIGH ANNE DUCK

ENGLISH
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH
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BONDURANT C217
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7439
Joined UM: 08/19/2010

Areas of Expertise

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • SOUTHERN LITERATURE
  • SOUTHERN STUDIES
  • WILLIAM FAULKNER

Brief Bio

Leigh Anne Duck is Associate Professor of English. Her research focuses on the literature and culture of the modern and contemporary U.S. and South Africa; she is interested in modernism, constructions of race and nation, comparative studies, and theories concerning space, narrative, and memory. Her essays have appeared in the Journal of American Folklore, American Literary History, American Literature, and other journals and essay collections. Her book, The Nation's Region: Southern Modernism, Segregation, and U.S. Nationalism, was published in 2006, and her new project considers how twenty-first century representations of the U.S. South provide a venue for contemplating the past and future of the larger nation.

Degrees

BA
ENGLISH
RICE UNIVERSITY/ HOUSTON, TEXAS (1989)
MA
ENGLISH
SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY/ DALLAS, TEXAS (1993)
PHD
LANGUAGE
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO/ CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (2000)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee