Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Writing Instructors

Julie Fiorelli

Title/s:  Lecturer

Office #:  Loyola Hall 309

Phone: 82313



Teaching Interests:

American literature, African American literature, Asian American literature, multiethnic American literature


Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

B.A., Carleton College

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, race, utopia, genre, speculative literature

Selected Publications

“Desire at the End of the World: Race and Utopia in Mat Johnson’s Pym.”  Race and Utopian Desire in American Literature and Society, edited by Edward Chan and Patricia Ventura.  Accepted for publication by Palgrave Macmillan. 

“Hidden Cities, Hidden Selves: Lost-Race Romance in Pauline Hopkins’s Of One Blood and Walter McDougall’s The Hidden City.” Modern Fiction Studies, vol. 63, no. 3, Fall 2017, pp. 452-474. 

“Imagination Run Riot: Apocalyptic Race-War Novels of the Late 1960s.”  Mediations, vol. 28, no. 1, Fall 2014, pp. 127-152.