Ann Marie Short

Faculty Profiles

Ann Marie Short

Ann Marie Short

Associate Professor
Gender Womens Studies
220 Spes Unica Hall



PhD, University of Miami
MA, University of Miami
BA, Boston University

Research Interests 

  • Postcolonial studies
  • Anglophone literature
  • Gender and women's studies
  • Motherhood studies
  • US immigrant literature

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ENLT 109W: Identities and identification
  • ENLT 109W: Latina literature
  • ENLT 262: Multiethnic graphic narrative
  • ENLT 331: Gender and sexuality in literature
  • ENLT 334: Postcolonial women's writing
  • ENLT 354: US Immigrant women's literature
  • ENLT 363: 20th Century and contemporary African literature
  • ENLT 367: Caribbean women's literature
  • ENLT 374: Contemporary global literature
  • GWS 207: Introduction to gender and women's studies

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • Breastfeeding and Culture: Discourses and Representation. Editor. Demeter Press (April 2018).
  • “‘That’s the Shocking Detail?’: Extended Breastfeeding in Emma Donoghue’s Room” in Breastfeeding and Culture: Discourses and Representation.  Demeter Press (April 2018).
  • “Transnational Ethnic American Identity in Elizabeth Nunez’s Beyond the Limbo Silence” MELUS: Journal of Multiethnic Literature of the United States 40.1 (Winter 2016).
  • “A Whole New Race: Chinese Cubans and Hybrid Identities in Cristina García's Monkey Hunting” Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 7.1-2 (Spring and Fall 2009).
  • “Immigrant Motherhood and Transnationality in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Fiction” Literature Compass 4.3 (May 2007).

Professional Memberships 

  • MELUS (The Society for the Study of Multi-ethnic Literature of the US)
  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
  • NWSA (National Women's Studies Association)