Tiffany M. Salter
Visiting Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies and English
Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies
Pettengill Hall, Room 102
Professor Salter teaches for Bates in the Department of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies and Department of English. In Fall 2020, she will be teaching Film Theory and Lesbian and Gay Images in Film. Her courses have been cross-listed in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Art and Visual Culture. For Bates English, she has taught courses on the history and audience of animated cartoons, pulp magazines and genre fiction, multiethnic science fiction, Asian American Women Writers, and short stories.
Professor Salter is currently working on her monograph on the figure of the fox spirit as taken up by Asian American writers as an anti-imperialist figure. She is also currently working on an article about radical queer love and community-building in utopic and dystopic cartoons, especially My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and Steven Universe.
Research and Teaching Interests
- Asian American and Pacific Islander Literature and Film
- Film and short-form animation
- Genre film
- Pulp magazines and genre fiction