Thanks to an incredibly fruitful couple of days at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria (#dhsi2015), I’ve been able to put together a preliminary version of the new online version of The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945. In addition to the annual peer-reviewed volume, the site will also host a… Read More (Soft-)Launching The Space Between
I’ve been given the go-ahead by the Modern Language Association to create a prospectus for a volume in their Options series, Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English. No promises, but they’re interested in developing a potential volume. Here’s the CFP! [Edited to add: While at #dhsi2015 I made an audio CFP. Listen here.] I’ll be adding… Read More Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing
I turned in “Engagements with Narrative” to Routledge this past week. Check out the blurb here!
Hoping to finish a few projects over winter break, including an article on the film adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and a (long in process) book proposal. Looking forward to: the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Chicago, where I’ll be speaking on memoirs of widowhood the annual conference… Read More Where to Find Me, Spring 2015 Edition
I just got back from the AAC&U Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success at Vanderbilt University. While I learned a great deal about HIPs, and about what it means to make meaningful interventions in student learning at the institutional level, I also learned a cool tool: Cmap. A wide variety of uses for teaching… Read More Mapping a Promotion Portfolio
Winding down a semester that saw a lot of excitement: the inaugural semester of our First-Year Common Experience (featuring a lecture by Ta-Nehisi Coates), an exhibition of the work of Norman Rubington, writing, teaching — all culminating in great thesis presentations by our senior English majors…and a departmental assessment report. I know that last one… Read More Where to Find Me, Spring 2014 Edition
One of the projects I got to work on this spring was an introduction to a new US edition of John Braine’s 1957 novel Room at the Top. The edition is coming from Valancourt Books, a specialty micropress focusing on new editions of rare 18th, 19th, and 20th century literature, especially Gothic, weird, supernatural, mystery, and queer… Read More Room at the Top: New Edition from Valancourt Books