Merrill Cole, Associate Professor of English
Advisor, Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Minor in Queer Studies
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Merrill received a Fulbright Senior Research Award to Germany, September 2010 - January 2011. His translation from the German of Anita Berber and Sebastian Droste's Dances of Vice, Horror, and Ecstasy was published in 2012 by Side Real Press.

Curriculum Vitae
Summer 2016 Course
Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Minor in Queer Studies
Previous Semesters
Profil: Hochschule für bildende Künste Braunschweig
Simpkins Hall


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Department of English





Essays & Translations

Uncapture This Image

Remaking Sense

Symptom or Inspiration?

Backwards Ventriloquy

Jouissance of the Commodities

Admiration's Double Labor

WikiLeaks & David Wojnarowicz

Dances of Vice, Horror, & Ecstasy







Lex Talionis

Objective Correlative

The Mystery of Statistics


How the Nighingales Lost Their Hands

Candy Man

5 Poems Published in 2009

Too Tied to Luck


Proof of Love

A Gray Princess