Delia Konzett

Core Faculty in Women's Studies
Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 3, Durham, NH 03824
Delia Konzett


  • Ph.D., English Language&Literature, University of Chicago
  • M.A., English Language&Literature, University of Chicago
  • B.A., Georgia State University

Research Interests

  • Asia-Pacific Studies; modernism
  • Cinema studies
  • Film history
  • Film theory
  • Media studies
  • Orientalism
  • US imperialism

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 533: Introduction to Film Studies
  • ENGL 616A: Studies in Film/Genre
  • ENGL 616B: Studies in Film/Authorship
  • ENGL 778: Race and Gender in Film
  • ENGL 788: Senior Honors

Selected Publications

Konzett, D. M. C. (2017). Hollywood's Hawaii Race, Nation, and War (Hardcover, Softcover, eBook ed.). War Culture. Retrieved from

Konzett, D. C. (2016). Hollywood's South Seas and the Pacific War: Searching for Dorothy Lamour, by Sean Brawley and Chris Dixon (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 33(8), 780-783.

Konzett, D. (2013). A Review of “Soldiers’ Stories: Military Women in Cinema and Television Since World War II”. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 30(3), 283-287. doi:10.1080/10509208.2011.646626

Konzett, D. C. (2013). The Belated Tradition of Asian-American Modernism. In A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900 - 1950. John Wiley & Sons.

Konzett, D. (2011). A Review of “Mixed Race Hollywood”. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 28(5), 428-433. doi:10.1080/10509200902820589

Konzett, D. C. (2011). From Hollywood to Hester Street: Ghetto Film, Melodrama, and the Image of the Assimilated Jew in Hungry Hearts. In The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema (pp. 89-98). Waltham, MA: Brandeis UP.

Konzett, D. C. (2011). Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology. Twentieth Century Literature, 57(2), 285-290.

KONZETT, D. (2004). War and Orientalism in Hollywood Combat Film. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 21(4), 327-338. doi:10.1080/10509200490461414

Konzett, D. C. (2002). Ethnic Modernisms. Palgrave Macmillan US. doi:10.1057/9780230107533

Konzett, D. C. (1997). Administered Identities and Linguistic Assimilation: The Politics of Immigrant English in Anzia Yezierska's Hungry Hearts. American Literature, 69(3), 595. doi:10.2307/2928216

Most Cited Publications