A Contract for Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing

Bloomsbury has offered a contract for “Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing: Narrative and Intimacy.”  This project has been in the works a long time, and has taken on a variety of shapes in my mind.  I’m thrilled it might now actually, finally see the light of day.  (Sidebar:  this post showed up in my… Read More A Contract for Literary Couples and 20th-Century Life Writing

MSA 17: Teaching Modernist Women and Thinking Back Through Our Mothers

(I don’t usually do this, but I’m cross-posting between my blog and the MLA Commons site that’s currently the hub for developing “Options for Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English.”  I wanted to do a reflection on MSA anyway, and I’m glad to share it here for any readers interested in possibly sending a submission for… Read More MSA 17: Teaching Modernist Women and Thinking Back Through Our Mothers

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

New Reviews for James Joyce and the Revolt of Love

The newest issue of College Literature (39.1; Winter 2012; 131-139) has run a review essay on James Joyce and the Revolt of Love along with Declan Kiberd’s Ulysses and Us. Here’s an excerpt: Declan Kiberd and Janine Utell both recognize that Ulysses is concerned with love as the most complex and the most human of emotions.  Each… Read More New Reviews for James Joyce and the Revolt of Love

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