Jeremy Chow

Jeremy Chow

Assistant Professor of English
Specialization: 18th century literature & culture, gender, queer, & sexuality studies, environmental humanities, animal & plant studies, the blue humanities
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Jeremy Chow joins Bucknell University as Assistant Professor of English in Fall 2019. His interdisciplinary research interweaves eighteenth-century literature and culture, gender and sexuality studies, and the environmental humanities. He has published articles on animals, drought, queer musicology, early modern print culture, eunuchs, and the intersection of race and environment. His current book project, The Queerness of Water: Aqueous Violence & Bodies in Water, 1719-1818, plumbs how bodies of water become sites of and participants in the violation of colonial masculinity. 

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Claremont Graduate University
  • B.A., Boston College

Teaching Interests

  • Eighteenth-Century Literatures & Cultures
  • Feminist, Queer, & Trans Studies
  • The Environmental Humanities 
  • Critical Animal Studies

Selected Publications

Mare Mortis: Blackness, Ecology, & Kinlessness in Neville’s Isle of Pines.” Atlantic Studies (forthcoming) 

“Showing the Eunuch: Disability, Sexuality, & Dryden’s All for Love.” Unmanning: Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century. Ed. Anne Greenfield (New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2020).

“Taken by Storm: Robinson Crusoe and Aqueous Violence.” Robinson Crusoe After 300 Years. Eds. Andreas Mueller and Glynis Ridley (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 2019). 

“Hydro-Eroticism.” With Brandi Bushman. English Language Notes 57.1, Spring 2019: 96-115. 

“Gold is the New Green: Thinking Environmental Shame in Drought Times.” Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities 6.1, Winter 2019: 1-26.

“Crusoe’s Creature Comforts.” Digital Defoe 10.1, Fall 2018: 1-17.

“Mellifluent Sexuality: Female Intimacy in Radcliffe’s The Romance of the Forest.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 30.2 (2017/18): 195-221.

“Go to Hell: William Beckford’s Skewed Heaven and Hell.” TransGothic in Literature and Culture. Ed. Jolene Zigarovich (New York: Routledge, 2018): 53-76. 

“Ballad as Body: Solicitation and Corporeality in Early Modern Print Culture.” emcImprint, 2015.