Vivian Halloran

College of Arts and Sciences/English and American Studies IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Food culture and literature in the U.S. and the Caribbean, immigrant literature, Caribbean studies, online teaching and pedagogy, Twitter and literature, memoir, postmodernism, slavery in literature, ethnic American literature, online book groups.

Expert Bio

Vivian Halloran is a professor of English and American studies. She is the author of "The Immigrant Kitchen: Food, Ethnicity and Diaspora" (Ohio State UP, 2016) and "Exhibiting Slavery: The Caribbean Postmodern Novel as Museum" (University of Virginia P, 2009). She is at work on a book project on Caribbean American exceptionalism. Her research on public humanities involves analyzing the implications of writers using Twitter as a publishing platform for literary works and also mapping out how online book groups function as sites of informal continuing education in the humanities.

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Updated on: April 17, 2018