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Lisa Hollenbach

Associate Professor

Address: Morrill 311C
Phone: 405-744-6227


PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Interest & Expertise
  • Post-1900 American Literature

  • Poetry and Poetics

  • Sound Studies

  • Radio Studies

Recent Courses Taught
  • ENGL 6220: Documentary Poetics

  • ENGL 5480 Sounding American Poetry

  • ENGL 4320: Listening to Contemporary Poetry

  • ENGL 4310 The 1920s in American Literature

  • ENGL 4220: Modern American Poetry: The Long Poem

  • ENGL 3343: Reading Poetry

  • ENGL 2883: Survey of American Literature II

Selected Publications
  • Poetry FM: American Poetry and Radio Counterculture, Contemporary North American Poetry Series (University of Iowa Press, 2023).

  • "‘Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid’: Post-1945 American Literature and Radio.” The Oxford Handbook of Twentieth-Century American Literature, edited by Leslie Bow and Russ Castronovo (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022), 135–152.

  • “Jaime de Angulo’s Indian Tales and KPFA-FM.” Jaime de Angulo, Gui Mayo, and West Coast Modernism, edited by Edgar Garcia, special issue of Chicago Review, vol. 64, no. 1/2/3, Summer 2021, pp. 86–94.

  • “Broadcasting ‘Howl.’” Modernism/modernity Print Plus, July 12, 2018.

  • "Sono-Montage: Langston Hughes and Tony Schwartz Listen to Postwar New York." American Literature 87.2 (June 2015): 275-302.

  • "Phonography, Race Records, and the Blues Poetry of Langston Hughes." A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance, ed. Cherene Sherrard-Johnson (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015), 301-316.

Selected Conference Presentations
  • “Amiri Baraka on the Radio.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Louisville, KY, February 23-26, 2022.

  • “Broadcasting Multicultural Literature and ‘Third World’ Consciousness on KPFA-Berkeley.” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, California, March 29–April 1, 2018.

  • “Phonotext and/as Paratext.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention. New York, New York, January 4–7, 2018.

  • "Pacifica Radio and the Broadcasting of the San Francisco Renaissance." Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Louisville, KY, February 2017.

  • "Langston Hughes, Folkways Records, and the Voice of Authentic Folk." MLA Annual Convention. Philadelphia, PA, January 2017.

  • "Susan Howe and the Poetics of Feminist Broadcasting on Pacifica Radio." American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2016.



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