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Jonathan P. Eburne

Jonathan P. Eburne

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, English, and French and Francophone Studies

455 Burrowes
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-0968

Office Hours:

  • SPRING 2018: Sabbatical

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory (2002)
  2. Dartmouth College, A.B. in High Honors English and French, Magna Cum Laude (1993)

Professional Bio

Jonathan P. Eburne is the author of Surrealism and the Art of Crime (Cornell University Press, 2008) and the co-editor, with Jeremy Braddock, of Paris, Modern Fiction, and the Black Atlantic (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), and, with Judith Roof, of The Year's Work in the Oddball Archive (Indiana University Press, 2015). He has also edited or co-edited special issues of Modern Fiction Studies, New Literary HistoryAfrican American Review, Comparative Literature Studies, and Criticism. Eburne is President of the Association for the Study of Dada and Surrealism, and is the President of the Association for the Arts of the Present in 2015. He is editor of the book series "Refiguring Modernism" at the Pennsylvania University Press, and the co-editor, with Amy Elias, of ASAP/Journal, to begin publication in 2016 with the Johns Hopkins University Press. He is currently working on a book called Outsider Theory.

Eburne’s teaching and scholarly interests include international modernism, avant-garde movements, twentieth- and twenty-first century literature, and literary and cultural theory.