Teaching Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Literature, University of California, San Diego, 2012
M.A., Literature, University of California, San Diego, 2007
B.A., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2000
Jamie Rosenthal specializes in British, transatlantic, and Caribbean literatures and cultures of the long eighteenth century. Her current book project examines the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality in eighteenth-century narratives of Caribbean slavery and slave rebellion produced in Britain, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Jamie has taught a wide range of courses in British, transatlantic, and Caribbean literatures and composition, including courses on the rise of the novel, the Gothic, women and literature, eighteenth-century transatlantic literature, colonial and postcolonial Caribbean literature, and writing across the disciplines.
- “From Radical Feminist to Caribbean Slaveowner: Eliza Fenwick’s Barbados Letters.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 52.1 (2018). Special issue on Empires.
- “Race, Religion, and Anti-Slavery Resistance: The Hart Sisters and Mary Prince in the Atlantic World.” Cultural Economies of the Atlantic World: Objects and Capital in the Transatlantic Imagination. Ed. Victoria Barnett-Woods. Routledge. Forthcoming.
- “The Contradictions of Racialized Sensibility: Gender, Slavery, and the Limits of Sympathy.” Affect and Abolition in the Anglo-Atlantic, 1770-1830. Ed. Stephen Ahern. Farnham: Ashgate Press, 2013.