- Elizabeth C. Small Professor of English
- Chair of Critical Social Thought and English
Iyko Day is Elizabeth C. Small Professor and Chair of English, and Interim Chair of the Department of Critical Race and Political Economy at Mount Holyoke College. She is a faculty member and former co-chair of the Five College Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program. Day is the author of Alien Capital: Asian Racialization and the Logic of Settler Colonial Capitalism (Duke University Press, 2016) and her essays have appeared in American Quarterly, Amerasia, Monthly Review, and PMLA and magazines such as Art Forum and Brooklyn Rail. She coedited the special issue “Solidarities of Nonalignment: Abolition, Decolonization, and Anticapitalism” for Critical Ethnic Studies and has edited forums in Verge: Studies in Global Asias and Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. She currently coedits the book series Critical Race, Indigeneity, and Relationality for Temple University Press and is a member of the Critical Ethnic Studies journal editorial collective. Her current research focuses on Marxism and racial capitalism, colonialism and nuclear antipolitics, and the visual culture of logistics.
Areas of Expertise
Asian American Studies, Critical Ethnic Studies, Marxist Theory, Racial Capitalism, Settler Colonial Studies, Queer of Color Critique
- Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Berkeley
- M.A., Dalhousie University
- B.A., University of Calgary