Fulbright Professor 2021/22


SINAS welcomes this year’s Fulbright Chair in American Studies Cathryn Halverson to Uppsala.

She has been an associate professor of English and American Studies at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, Japan and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and is presently Associate Professor of World Cultures and Languages at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota.

Halverson is the author of three monographs on women’s life narratives of the American West, most recently Faraway Women and the Atlantic Monthly  (University of Massachusetts Press, 2019).  At Uppsala she teaches courses on American literature while working on a biography of Juanita Harrison, an African American world traveler from Mississippi whose memoir became one of the bestsellers of 1936.

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Last modified: 2021-02-12