Susan Castillo

Susan Castillo is Harriet Beecher Stowe Professor of American Studies at King’s College, London, UK. Her work draws on scholarship from the fields of history, literature, sociology, gender studies, political science, anthropology, and history of art. She is on the Executive Boards of the International American Studies Association, the National Conference of University Professors, and the British Association for American Studies. Her books include: American Literature in Context to 1865 (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786: Performing America (Routledge, 2005) and the anthology of early American writing, The Literatures of Colonial America: An Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001).

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2 Responses to Susan Castillo

  1. Gina Stritch says:

    Please allow me to introduce CBGB Was My High School by GK Stritch. The memoir deals with New York City in the late 1970s and early 1980s: history, sociology, literature, art, film, music, from a young woman’s perspective. The ISBN is 978-0-9833711-1-3, Full Court Press, 2011. It is available at the British Library, St Pancras, London, England, and online at, etc.


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