Scholarship

Articles

“Gilman’s Paperwork: Authorship, Accounting, and Archival Memory.” American Literary History 29.2 (Summer 2017).

“Breaking the News: Telegraphy and Yellow Journalism in the Spanish-American War.” American Periodicals 26.2 (2016): 130-148.

“<A> and <B>: Marks, Maps, Media, and the Materiality of Ambrose Bierce’s Style.” American Literature 85.4 (December 2013): 629-660.

‘“Reading Connectedly’: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the Index, and Her Librarian-Father.” American Literary Realism 45.3 (Spring 2013): 210-228.

“Mr. Wilson’s War: Peace, Neutrality, and Entangling Alliances in Hemingway’s In Our Time. The Hemingway Review 31.2 (Spring 2012): 6-26.

 

Book Chapters

“Starting from the Archives: Digital Humanities Partnerships, Projects, and Pedagogies.” Co-authored with Jennifer Brannock and Joyce Inman. In Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships. Ed. Kate Joranson and Robin Kear. Chandos Publishing. (forthcoming).

 

Invited Lectures

“Archival Spirits: Reviving the Humanities in the College Classroom.” Awards Reception, University of Southern Mississippi, November 2017

“Authors, Archives, and Finding Aids: A Media-Archaeological Point of View.” The Digital Antiquarian. American Antiquarian Society. Worcester, MA, May 2015.

“Markup Twain: The Remarkable Adventures of 19th Century Authorship.” Newberry Library, Newberry Colloquium. Chicago, IL, September 2014.

Guest Speaker, “Authorship, Publishing, and Technology.” Newberry Seminar: Research in the Humanities, September 2014.

 

Papers & Presentations

“Paper Wars: Railroads, Telegraphy, and the Body Corporate, 1861/1896.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Atlanta, GA, November 2017.

“Geometry, Perspective, and the Children’s Picture Book.” ChLA: Children’s Literature Association. Tampa, FL, June 2017.

“Dreiser Weaving.” ALA: American Literature Association. San Francisco, CA, May 2016.

“Procedural Shock in Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal.” Pre-Performance Talk Series. University of Southern Mississippi. March 2015.

“Sewing Patterns.” MLA: Modern Language Association. Panel: “Deep Time of the Nineteenth Century: A Literary Archaeology of Media and Objects.” Vancouver, January 2015.

“Gilman’s Paperwork.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Chapel Hill, NC, March 2014.

“Divided Attention: Editorial Markup in the New Media of 19th Century Newspapers.” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA, November 2013.

“War Graphs: Periodical Correspondents and Media Crossfire in the Spanish-American War,” American Literature Association, “War and Literature.” New Orleans, LA, October 2013.

“Property Wars: Ambrose Bierce, William Randolph Hearst, and the Art of Editing.” C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists. Berkeley, CA, April 2012.

“Paper Wars: Topography and Typography in Ambrose Bierce’s Civil War Records.” Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 2011.

“Periodical Publics: Reconstructing Community, Communication, and the Commonplace.” The Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference, University of Minnesota, October 2010.

“Framing the Facts: The Sociology of Reading in Richard Wright’s Native Son.” Craft, Critique, and Culture Conference, University of Iowa, April 2010

“Founding the Polis: Technological and Periodical Networks in the Public Work of W.D. Howells.” Identities and Technoculture Conference, Center for Ethnic Studies and the Arts/Department of American Studies, University of Iowa, April 2009.

“Reconstructing the Peace In Our Time: Hemingway, Wilson, and the Interpretation of History.” Symposium on the Arts, Humanities, and Social Science, Purdue University, April 2009.

‘“All are Hosts and Guests’: Equality, Fraternity, and Empire in William Dean Howells’s Utopian Hospitality.” Craft, Critique, and Culture, University of Iowa, April 2009.

“Dwelling in the City: The Periodical as Techne in William Dean Howells’s A Hazard of New Fortunes.” Northeast Modern Language Association, Boston, MA, February 2009.