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Joseph Valente

UB Distinguished Professor
Office: 437 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-0693
E-mail address:


modernism, Irish studies, literary & cultural theory, autism studies

Current Courses

Spring 2016

Eng 268 Irish Literature

T Th 11:00 - 12:20
Reg. No. 21632

Eng 326 Modern British/Irish Fiction

T Th              9:30 - 10:50
Reg. No. 23215

Work in Progress

  • Autism and Moral Authority in Modern Literature (monograph)

Selected Books

  • Co-edited with Marjorie Howes, Yeats and Afterwords (Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University Press, 2014)
  • The Myth of Manliness in Irish Nationalist Culture, 1880-1922 (Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011)
  • Edited, Urban Ireland, a Special Issue of Eire-Ireland (Spring-Summer, 2010)
  • Dracula’s Crypt: Bram Stoker, Irishness and the Question of Blood (Champagne-Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002; Kindle Edition 2012)
  • Edited, Quare Joyce (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1998)
  • James Joyce and the Problem of Justice: Negotiating Sexual and Colonial Difference (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1995; reissued in paperback 2009)