Assistant ProfessorEmail: amy.clukey @ louisville.edu
Office Hours: Fall Term: MWF 12:00-1:00 & by appt.
BioAmy Clukey is assistant professor of English at the University of Louisville. Prior to this appointment, she was an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Columbia University and a dissertation fellow with the Center for American Literary Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, where she received her Ph.D. in 2009. She teaches courses on transnational literature, global modernisms, and southern studies. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Hibernia Review, Modern Fiction Studies, American Literature, and Twentieth-Century Literature, among other venues. Her article "Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture" was awarded the Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Prize for the best article on southern literature published in 2013 by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. She is currently completing a monograph entitled Plantation Modernism: Transatlantic Anglophone Fiction 1890-1950.
M.A., Ph.D., English, The Pennsylvania State University
Global Modernism, Southern Studies, Irish Literature
Honors & Awards
2014 The Louis D. Rubin Prize, for the best article on southern literature published in 2013, awarded by The Society for the Study of Southern Literature for “Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture.”
2013 Filmscript Acquisitions Endowment One-Month Fellowship, The Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas-Austin
2013 The Barker Endowment for Southern Letters, The University of Louisville
2012 NEH Summer Seminar “Texts and Contexts: James Joyce’s Ulysses” in Dublin, Ireland
2010 American Council of Learned Societies New Faculty Fellowship
2008 Center for American Literary Studies Dissertation Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University
“Pop Plantations: Gone with the Wind and the Southern Imaginary in Irish Culture.” New Approaches to Gone with the Wind. Ed. James A. Crank. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015: 8-37.
“Monstrous Plantations: White Zombie and the Horrors of Whiteness.” Undead Souths: The Gothic and Beyond in Southern Literature and Culture. Ed. Eric Gary Anderson, Daniel Cross Turner, and Taylor Hagood. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015: 124-135.
“Margaret Mitchell’s Potatoes: Flann O’Brien, Patrick Kavanagh, and Gone with the Wind.” New Hibernia Review. 19.3 (Autumn 2015): 20-34.
“Enchanting Modernism: Mary Butts, Decadence, and the Ethics of Occultism.” Modern Fiction Studies. 60.1 (March 2014): 78-107.
“Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture.” American Literature. 85.3 (September 2013): 505-530.
* Awarded the Louis D. Rubin Prize for best article in 2013 by The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
“‘No Country Really Now’: Modernist Cosmopolitanisms in Jean Rhys’s Quartet.” Twentieth-Century Literature. 56.5 (Winter 2010): 437-461 [Published Fall 2011].