John Maerhofer
Teaching Instructor

Rethinking the Vanguard: Aesthetic and Political Positions in the Modernist Debate, 1917-1962. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

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“How Spain’s Vox Fortifies Neo-fascist Internationalism.” Roar Magazine, July 11th, 2019.

Let Us Dance under the Blood-drenched Flag: AIPWA, Mass Politics, and the Aesthetics of Anti-Imperialism.” South Atlantic Review, special issue on “Political Literature,” September 2018.

Can Starving People Go on Hunger Strike? The Maoist Movement in India and the Global Revolution.” International Critical Thought (official journal of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), December 2017.

“The Bolshevik Revolution and the Legacy of Anti-imperialism.” Monthly Review Online, 2017.

“Radicalizing the Sanctuary Movement.” LeftEast, 2017.

“Lukács, Mariátegui, and the Dialectical Roots of Edu-Activism.” Works & Days 65/66,67/68, Vol.33&34, 2016-17.

“Scarce Democracy: India’s Elections and the Legitimation of Neo-Fascism.” Axis of Logic, 2014.

“Undermining Capitalist Pedagogy: Takiji Kobayashi’s Tōseikatsusha and the Ideology of the World Literature Paradigm.” Cultural Logic, 2013.

“Inter-imperialism and Neo-Fascism in Japan.” Axis of Logic, 2010.

“Algeria Revisited: Imperialism, Resistance, and the Dialectic of Violence in Mohammed Dib’s the Savage Night.” Contemporary Arabic Literatures Special Edition of College Literature 37.1 (winter 2010): 204-223.

“The Rhetoric of Change in Japanese Politics.” Axis of Logic, 2009.

“Aimé Césaire and the Crisis of Aesthetic and Political Vanguardism.” Cultural Logic 10th Anniversary Issue, 2007.

“The Esthetics of Translation: An Examination of Ezra Pound’s Translation Theory.” Paideuma 29.3 (winter 2000): 85-109.


Postcolonial & Global Studies

Radical Caucus, MLA (president)

Ph.D., City University of New York