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Paula Kamenish

Associate Professor Paula Kamenish
Morton Hall 155


Ph.D., UNC-Chapel Hill
M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill
B.A., Centre College of Kentucky

Academic Interests

Dr. Kamenish's interests include: comparative world literatures and cultures (especially European, but including West African, Egyptian, and Chinese), and ethnic American women's writings.

Courses Taught

ENG 110: Introduction to Literature: Latin American Literatures
ENG 491: Kafka and World Literature
ENG 563: Topics in World Literature: Kafka: Key to the 20th Century
ENG 294 - Buenos Aires: Capital of Culture (study abroad)

Major Publications

  • Mamas of Dada: Women of the European Avant-Garde. Forthcoming from University of South Carolina Press.
  • with Snezana Zabic. “A Survey of Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian Poetry in English Translation in the U.S. and Canada.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 8.3 (2006).
  • “It’s Such a Guilty Pleasure.” Best Practices in University Teaching: Essays by Award-Winning Faculty at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Ed. Caroline Clements. Wilmington, NC: The Publishing Laboratory, 2006. 86-92. (Invited submission)
  • “Introduction.” No Boundaries Third International Art Colony. Wilmington Printing, 2004.
  • “Staging Crime: From Murder to Fine Art in Genet’s Les Bonnes and Kesselman’s My Sister in This House.” The Comparatist 27 (2003): 117-137.
  • “Prague Through Kafka’s Eyes.” (2003)


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