Michael Berlin Director of the Writing Program and Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., UC Irvine
Comparative poetics; transatlantic modernity; 17th- through 19th-c. Anglophone poetry; Black Romanticisms; the history of literary theory & criticism; classical theories of aesthetics and their reception
Writing 100--“Civil War”
“Global Poetics: Reactive and Relational,” The Georgia Review 75, no. 4 (Winter 2021): 1061-77.
“‘How the World Really Ends’: Adorno on Working Through Catastrophes to Come,” Cultural Critique 109 (Fall 2020): 112-138.
“On Jay Wright’s The Prime Anniversary,” The Georgia Review 74, no. 2 (Summer 2020): 55-60.
“Jay Wright,” in Twenty-First-Century African American Poets, vol. 392, Dictionary of Literary Biography [forthcoming].
“‘Anthems Dark’: Race, Personhood, and the Rise of the English Ode” (under review).
“The Poetry of Origins: Race, Empire, and the Making of the English Ode, 1579-1773”
Mellon–Council for European Studies Completion Fellowship, Columbia University, 2021-22.
Tierney Humanities Scholarship, UCI, Summer 2020.
Dorothy & Donald Strauss Endowed Dissertation Fellowship, UCI, Winter & Spring quarters 2020.
William Andrews Clark Library Predoctoral Fellowship, UCLA, October 2019.
Michael J. Connell Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library, August & September 2019.