Where I’ll Be This Semester, Fall 2015 Edition

One of the things I’m very excited about at the moment is the work proceeding on “Options for Teaching Modernist Writers in English,” a volume in development for the Modern Language Association Options for Teaching series.  Already receiving great ideas:  visit the blog for resources, updates, and conversation. I’ll also be at the Modernist Studies Association conference… Read More Where I’ll Be This Semester, Fall 2015 Edition

Why Literary Criticism Matters: An Excerpt from the NUCL Keynote

I was delighted to be invited to give the keynote at this year’s Northwest Undergraduate Conference on Literature at the beautiful University of Portland.  You can read about the conference here, on their English Department blog, and here’s an excerpt from the remarks. Scenes from a Life Loving Books; Or, Everything I Think I Know… Read More Why Literary Criticism Matters: An Excerpt from the NUCL Keynote

Creating a Twitter Archive: Making Online Professional Engagement Visible

I was prompted by this post from Cathy Davidson on making online professional engagement visible and this piece in the Chronicle on #altmetrics to use TweetLibrary and Storify to archive my tweets. I began using Twitter for professional purposes in 2009, shortly after receiving tenure. It’s been an important part of my working life, but… Read More Creating a Twitter Archive: Making Online Professional Engagement Visible

Where to Find Me This Semester, Online and Off

Welcome to the new and improved website. This fall I’ll be in Buffalo for the Modernist Studies Association annual conference:  Thursday at the seminar “The Emotional Life of Modernism,” and Sunday speaking on the panel “Modernism and Ethics,” organized by Stephen Ross.  I’ll be presenting on my current work, about which more here. In the past… Read More Where to Find Me This Semester, Online and Off