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Ellen G. Friedman received her Ph.D. (with Distinction) from New York University. She teaches graduate courses in contemporary literary theory, modern and contemporary U.S. literature, and women writers and undergraduate courses in holocaust art and literature, gender and democracy, and feminists theories. She directs the Women’s and Gender Studies program and is the advisor to The Women’s Center. Her books include Joyce Carol Oates, Breaking the Sequence: Women’s Experimental Fiction, and Morality USA. Her current research is in cultural and gender studies, and she is writing a family history.
- Issues of Gender. Co-edited with Jen Marshall. February, 2004.
- “Post-Patriarchal Endings: Some New American Fiction.” Modern Fiction Studies. 48 (fall 2002): 693-712.
- “Is the Category “Woman” the Same as the Category ‘Frau’?” This paper is adapted from a keynote address given at the International Symposium on the Occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Center for North American Studies (ZENAF),
Approaching America: European Views – Transatlantic Perspectives. Frankfurt, Germany : 21-22 January 2000. The European Journal of Women’s Studies. 8.4 (November 2001): 441-54.
- “Sex With Father: The Incest Metaphor in Anais Nin.” Expansion and updating of “Escaping from the House of Incest: Incest in the Work of Anais Nin.” Anais Nin’s Narratives. Ed. Anne Salvatore. By Invitation. University of Florida Press. 2001: 79-89.
- Review of Interfaces: Women, Autobiography, Image, Performance. Eds. Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson. Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly. 26.4 (Fall 2003): 712-19.
- Review of Carolyn Burke’s Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy and Jennie Skerl’s edited collection, A Tawdry Place of Salvation: The Art of Jane Bowles. In Signs. 25 (Winter 2000): 552-55.
- “Where Have All the Fathers Gone: Contemporary American Fiction.” Invited Lecture. W.E.B. Du Bois Lectures in American Studies. Humboldt-Universitat. Berlin, Germany. 25 January 2000.