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Dr. Jane Zwart

Dr. Jane Zwart teaches English and African and African Diaspora studies at Calvin College.  Professor Zwart received her B.A. from Calvin College in 2000, with majors in English and art history. She then went on to study at Boston University, where she received her M.A. and Ph.D. in English, writing her dissertation on rewritings of the Scarlet Letter. 

Professor Zwart has published several poems, including "The Perishable" in Rattle, "Stachys Byzantina" and "The Burley Park Flea Market" in Faultline, and "Women's Bathroom, College of Fine Arts” in Boston Review, “Our Neighbor Reads” in Margie, and “The Legend of Good Aunts” in Natural Bridge. She has written several book reviews for Books and Culture, including one on Steven Millhauser's Dangerous Laughter, one on Toni Morrison's A Mercy, and others (in the print edition) on Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger, Mavis Gallant's The Cost of Living, and Tash Aw’s Map of the Invisible World.

Last Updated: 11/16/2018

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