Caren Irr

Caren Irr is Associate Professor in the English Department at Brandeis University. She has written on globalization, the commons, and the politics of culture in many contexts; most recently, she has co-edited On Jameson: From Postmodernism to Globalization (SUNY 2005). Her current research concerns copyright and contemporary American women writers.

Empire and the Commons


Caren Irr reframes the question of private property through fantastic narratives of the commons.