Hip Hop Ecologies: Mapping the Field(s). An introduction


  • Timo Müller University of Konstanz
  • Alain-Philippe Durand University of Arizona




Introduction to the special issue.


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Author Biographies

Timo Müller, University of Konstanz

Timo Müller is Professor of American Studies at the University of Konstanz, Germany. His research interests include modernism, ecocriticism, and African American studies. His work has appeared in journals such as American Literature, Arizona Quarterly, and Twentieth-Century Literature. He has edited several textbooks and written two monographs, The Self as Object in Modernist Fiction (2010) and The African American Sonnet: A Literary History (2018), which is now available in paperback from the University of Mississippi Press. He has held research fellowships at the British Library, Harvard, and Yale.

Alain-Philippe Durand, University of Arizona

Alain-Philippe Durand is Dorrance Dean of the College of Humanities and Professor of French at the University of Arizona. He is the author and editor of many articles and five books: Black, Blanc, Beur. Rap Music and Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World (Scarecrow, 2002); Un Monde techno. Nouveaux espaces électroniques dans le roman français des années 1980 et 1990 (preface by Marc Augé, Weidler, 2004); Novels of the Contemporary Extreme (with Naomi Mandel, Contiunuum, 2006), Frédéric Beigbeder et ses doubles (Rodopi, 2008), and Hip-Hop en français. An Exploration of Hip-Hop Culture in the Francophone World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020).






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