- Postcolonial literature
- Lesbian literature and culture
- Travel writing and tourism
- Literature of migration
- Pacific Island cultural studies
Judith Raiskin is currently working on a project on the politics of travel
ads that includes a digital database of historic and contemporary ads.
- Snow on the Cane Fields: Women’s Writing and Creole Subjectivity
(University of Minnesota Press, 1996)
- Norton Critical Edition of Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea
(New York: WW Norton & Co., 1999)
- Navigating the Narratives of the New Pacific: Gender and Contemporary
Pacific Island Literature (In progress)
- “Telling Tales Out of School: Indigenous Knowledge and Pacific Island
Literature,” Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific,
Ed. Kathy Ferguson and Monique Mironesa (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press,
- "Inverts and Hybrids: Lesbian Rewritings of Sexual and Racial Identities,"
The Lesbian Postmodern. Ed. Laura Doan (New York: Columbia University
- "The Art of History: An Interview with Michelle Cliff," The
Kenyon Review ns. Vol. XV, no. 1 (Winter 1993), pp. 57-71.
- "Jean Rhys: Creole Writing and Strategies of Reading," ARIEL:
A Review of International English Literature, 22:4, October 1991, pp.
Professor Raiskin received her BA from the University of California at Berkeley
(1979), her MA from the University of Chicago (1982), and her PhD from Stanford