Martin Joseph Ponce

Martin Joseph Ponce

Martin Joseph Ponce

Associate Professor of English

614 688-0513

545 Denney Hall
164 West 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Twentieth-Century British and American Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies Area


  • PhD, Rutgers University

Asian American literature, African American literature, queer studies. Author of articles on Carlos Bulosan, Langston Hughes, Jose Garcia Villa, and the Filipino diaspora. His book, Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading, is forthcoming from New York University Press. His current projects include a study of how competing imperialisms and nationalisms are mediated through sexuality in Asian American literature; an analysis of how non-normative desires and sexualities are framed in post-1965 Asian American literature; and a reconsideration of "identity politics" in 1960s and 70s ethnic cultures.