Michael W. Bibby
Office: DHC 126
B.A., Ohio State University (1979);
M.A., Creative Writing (Poetry), University of Minnesota (1990);
Ph.D., Concentration: 20th-century American poetry and Theory, University of Minnesota (1993).
- Post-1900 American poetry
- Vietnam-era poetry
- Poetry and political activism
- Literary and cultural theory
- American literature
- African American poetry
- Subcultural studies
Undergraduate Courses Taught:
Hearts and Minds: Bodies, Poetry, and Resistance in the Vietnam Era (Rutgers UP, 1996)
Ed., The Vietnam War and Postmodernity (U Massachusetts P, 2000)
Ed. with Lauren Goodlad, Goth: Undead Subculture (Duke UP, 2007)
Chapters & Articles:
"Body Poetry Torn Asunder: (Dis)Figuring the Vietnam War in Michael Harper's Debridement," Journal of Ethnic American Literature 6 (2016): 22-38.
"The Disinterested and Fine: New Negro Renaissance Poetry and the Racial Formation of Modernist Studies."Modernism/Modernity 20 (2013): 485-502.
"What is ‘innovative’ after 9-11-01?: Reflections from the MSA 01 Conference,” In-Conference, ed. Elizabeth Frost and Linda Kinnahan, How2: Contemporary Innovative Writing by Women 1.7 (Spring 2002).
"Insurgent Poetry and the Ideology of the Poetic," in Poetics/Politics, ed. Amitava Kumar (St. Martin's Press, 1999), 135-54.
"Fragging the Chains of Command: GI Resistance Poetry and Mutilation," The Journal of American Culture 16 (Fall 1993): 29-38.
"'Where is Vietnam?': Antiwar Poetry and the Canon," College English 55 (Feb. 1993): 158-178.