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Jenna Sciuto (PhD ’14) Announces Book on Policing Intimacy

headshot of Jenna Sciuto and the book cover for Policing Intimacy

Jenna Grace Sciuto (PhD ’14) has announced the upcoming release of her book, Policing Intimacy: Law, Sexuality, and the Color Line in Twentieth-Century Hemispheric American Literature, set to be published next year by the University Press of Mississippi. The book is a revision of her dissertation, entitled, “Postcolonial palimpsets: Fragmented subjectivities, sexual violence, and colonial inheritance in Tierno Monénembo, Marie Vieux-Chauvet, and William Faulkner.” Sciuto defended her dissertation on April 17, 2014 under the co-direction of Professors Elizabeth Maddock Dillon and Nicole Aljoe. She is currently an Associate Professor of English at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

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