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Casey Tilley

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2020 BA with Honors, Literary Arts, Brown University


Casey Tilley is a second-year PhD student in the departments of Comparative Literature and Asian Studies. Their work focuses on ecopoetics, including poetic treatments of climate change, development discourses, and regional and experimental literature in the Chinese-speaking world and the hemispheric Americas.

Research Interests:

Ecocriticism and environmental humanities
Transhistorical Chinese literature
South-South comparison