Amy Clukey

Associate Professor & English Honors Advisor


Amy Clukey is associate 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. She is currently completing a monograph entitled Plantation Modernism: Transatlantic Anglophone Fiction 1890-1950.

Her researches encompasses global modernism, Southern studies, and Irish literature. Her article “Plantation Modernity: Gone with the Wind and Irish-Southern Culture” won the 2014 Louis D. Rubin Prize for the best article on southern literature, awarded by the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. She was a participant in the 2012 NEH Summer Seminar “Texts and Contexts: James Joyce’s Ulysses.”

Dr. Clukey has held fellowships from the Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas-Austin, 2013), the Barker Endowment for Southern Letters (University of Louisville, 2013), the American Council of Learned Societies (2010), and the Center for American Literary Studies Dissertation Fellowship (The Pennsylvania State University, 2008).