1. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  2. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  3. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  4. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
  5. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
Department of English Graduate Programs
Christian Beck

Christian Beck, Ph.D.

Christian Beck received his Ph.D. in Medieval English Literature and Cultural Studies from Binghamton University (SUNY). Christian teaches courses on British Literature, Literature of Place and Space, and Literature and Law.


  • Ph.D. in Medieval English Literature and Cutlural Theory from Binghamton University (SUNY) (2010)

Research Interests

  • The history of emotions
  • Spatial theory
  • Anarchist literature and thought
  • Political Movements and activism
  • Chaucer

Recent Research Activities

Christian is currently working on a book project: Spatial Resistance: Literary and Digital Challenges to Neoliberalism

Selected Publications


  • “Web of Resistance: Deleuzian Digital Space and Hacktivism.” Deleuze: Spaces of Change and Challenge in Journal for Cultural Research 20.
  • “Shaping Our (Medieval) Future Through Nomadic Insurgency: A Radical Reading of Ywain and Gawain.” Medievalia 36/37: A Special Issue on Medieval Futures

Updated: Sep 2, 2016

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