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Print Culture and Book History

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

Modernist Poetry and Visual Culture (LKinnahan, SP11)
18th Century Diaries and Letters (Howard, FA12)
Book History: Theory and Methods (Barnhisel, FA12)
Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace (Barrett, SP18)

Print Culture and Book History

Master typefounder and printer Rich Hopkins demonstrates how to set type for Dr. Barnhisel's "Book History" class.

Print Culture and Book History

Students display the paper they made in Dr. Barnhisel's "Book History: Theory and Methods" in fall 2012.

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Matthew Heilman, "The Complete Poems of Anne Bannerman" (in progress) Directed by Dr. Sue Howard

2013:
Marianne Holohan, "Scenes of Reading: Forgotten Antebellum Readers, Self-Representation, and the Transatlantic Reprint Industry" (2013) Directed by Dr. Tom Kinnahan

2009:
Richard Clark, "Fitzgerald in the late 1910s: War and Women" (2009) Directed by Dr. Linda Kinnahan
Jessica Jost-Costanzo, "The Editor, the Preface, and the Eighteenth-century Edition: A Critical Bibliographic Study" (2009) Direted by Dr. Sue Howard

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
Engel, Laura. The Archival Tourist: Women, Performance, and the Material of Memory 1780-1915 (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan)

2016:
Barrett, Faith. "'Naked Genius': The Civil War Poems of George Moses Horton." The Literary Cultures of the American Civil War. Ed. Timothy Sweet. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 77-96.
Barrett, Faith. "'What Witty Sally': Phoebe Cary's Poetics of Parody." A History of Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry. Eds. Jennifer Putzi and Alexandra Socarides. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 203-218.

2012:
Barrett, Faith. "To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave": American Poetry and the Civil War. University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

Recent Student Publications:

2013:
Read, Cheryl. "Book History and the Undergraduate Research Paper." Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Convention. Teaching the History of the Book to Undergraduates Roundtable. Boston, MA. March 2013.

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Nick Wasmoen, SUNY Buffalo: Workshop on "DH Opportunities & Archives." April 7, 2017.
Cristanne Miller, SUNY Buffalo: "Navigating Print and Digital Archives." April 7, 2017.
Suzanne Churchill, Davidson College and Susan Rosenbaum, University of Georgia: "DH Scholarship & Pedagogy: Designing Sustainable Projects for You & Your Students." March 28, 2017.
Dr. Matthew J. Lavin, University of Pittsburgh: "Computational Methods in Authorship Studies: Willa Cather as a Case Study." February 22, 2017.
Dr. Matthew J. Lavin, University of Pittsburgh: "Digital Humanities Approaches to Text Analysis." February 22, 2017.

2016:
Jean Lutes, Villanova University: American Women Writer's Study Group/Symposium. April 1, 2016.

2011:
Dr. Jennie Batchelor, University of Kent-Canterbury: "Gaining a 'Footing in the Inclusure': The Lady's Magazine and Women's Literary Histories." September 21, 2011.

Performance Studies

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Laura Engel Rice Forum 

Dr. Laura Engel presents her talk: "The Secret Life of Archives: Sally Siddons, Sir Thomas Lawrence, and the Material of Memory" at the Rice Forum Conference

Courses: 2008-2017

Gothic Bodies (Engel, SP08)
Staging Gender in the Eighteenth-Century Theater (Engel, SP10)
Sensation Literature (Engel, SP11)
Shakespeare and Gender (Kurland, SP12)
Contemporary American and British Drama (Engel, SP12)
Engendering the Self: Eighteenth-Century Diaries and Letters (Engel, FA12)
Queer Theory (Engel, SP13)
Medieval Drama (Brannen, FA13; Adams, FA16)
Postwar British Fiction and Film (Suh, FA13)
Eighteenth-Century Drama and Material Culture (Engel, SP14)
Shakespeare and Ethics (St. Hilaire, FA14, FA17)
Drama and Material Culture (Engel, Sp15)
Medieval Comedy (Adams, FA15)
Renaissance Drama (Kurland, SP16)
Queens (Engel, SP17)
Celebrity Studies (Engel, SU17)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Sara Tavela, "What a Poor Passive Machine': Women, Psychosomaticism and the Eighteenth-Century Novel" (2017) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

2016:
Jade Higa, "'A Stranger to the world': Women, Bisexuality and Performance" (2016) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

2014:
Rebecca Cepek, "Stages of Belief: The Nature of Audience Response in Medieval And Early Modern Drama" (2014) Directed by Dr. Anne Brannen

2013:
Melissa Wehler, "Illegitimate Celebrity" (2013) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

2011:
Bettina Jones, "This is Me Right Here: August Wilson and Pittsburgh's Hill District" (2011) Directed by Dr. Linda Kinnahan

2010:
Janine Bayer, "Nicomachean and Neo-Aristotelian Ethics and Shakespeare's Tragedies" (2010) Directed by Dr. Anne Brannen

2008:
Shayne Confer, "'Falling to a devilish excercise': Magic and Spectacle on the Renaissance Stage" (2008) Directed by Dr. Bernard Beranek

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
Engel, Laura. "Afterward" Public Interiors: Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture. Victoria Joule and Emrys Jones eds. (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan).
Engel, Laura. "Eighteenth Century Actresses and Material Culture" The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. Jan Sewell and Clare Smout eds. (Under contract with Palgrave Macmillan).
Engel, Laura. Magazine Miniatures: Portraits of Actresses, Princesses, and Queens in Late Eighteenth-Century Periodicals" Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain 1660-1840. Jennie Batchelor and Manushang Powell eds. (forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press, Spring 2018).
Engel, Laura. The Archival Tourist: Women, Performance, and the Material of Memory 1780-1915 (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan)

2016:
Engel, Laura. Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making (Ohio State University Press, 2011, Paperback, 2016).
Engel, Laura. "Stage Beauties: Eighteenth-Century Actresses and Celebrity Culture," Literature Compass, Volume 13, Issue 12, December, 2016, 749-761.
Engel, Laura. Co-editor with Elaine McGirr, Stage Mothers: Women, Work and the Theater 1660-1830 (Bucknell University Press, 2014, Paperback, 2016).
2015:
Engel, Laura. "Representations of Women in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama" The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789 Jack Lynch and Gary Day eds.(Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015).
Engel, Laura. Review of Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell (Yale University Press, 2015) in Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. Volume 34, No. 2, Fall 2015, 430-432.
Engel, Laura. Review of Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity, by Janine Barchas (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) in 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, November 2015.

2014:
Engel, Laura. Austen, Actresses, and Accessories: Much Ado About Muffs (Palgrave Pivot Series, 2014).
Engel, Laura. "The Secret Life of Archives: Sally Siddons, Sir Thomas Lawrence and the Material of Memory," ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1660-1850, Vol. 4:Iss. 1, Article 2, 2014."Close Encounters: Frances Burney, Actresses, and Models for Female Celebrity" in The Burney Journal, Volume XII, 2014, 7-27.

2013:
Engel, Laura. Review of Bettymania and the Birth of Celebrity Culture, by Jeffrey Kahan (Lehigh University Press, 2010) 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, And Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, Volume 19, 2013.
Engel, Laura. Review of Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel by Chloe Wigston Smith (Cambridge UP, 2013) in Women's Writing, Volume 21, Issue 2 May 2014.

2011:
Engel, Laura. Review of Rival Queens: Actresses, Performance, and The Eighteenth-Century British Theatre, by Felicity Nussbaum (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010) in Women's Writing Vol. 18, No. 4 November 2011, pp. 568-571
Engel, Laura. Review of Sarah Siddons Audio Files: Romanticism and the Lost Voice, by Judith Pascoe (University of Michigan Press, 2011) in Women's Writing, Volume 20, Issue 2, May 2013, 283-285.

2009:
Engel, Laura. "The Muff Affair: Fashioning Celebrity in the Portraits of Late Eighteenth-Century Actresses" in Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture. Volume 13, Issue 3, September, 2009, 278-298.
Engel, Laura. Editor, The Public's Open to Us All: Essays on Women and Performance in Eighteenth-Century England. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009).
2008:
Engel, Laura. "Notorious Celebrity: Mary Wells, Madness and Theatricality" in Eighteenth-Century Women, Volume V, 2008 181-205. Reprint in The English Malady: Enabling and Disabling Fictions, Glen Colburn ed. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008) 305-325.

Recent Student Presentations

2015:
Maverick, Christopher. 2015 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) Conference - New Orleans, LA - "Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Man, I Learned From Professional Wrestling" - Panel: "Theatre & Drama: Professional Wrestling - Spectacle & Performance"

2013:
Maverick, Christopher. 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) - Washington DC - "Changing Faces: The Evolution of a Professional Wrestling Champion and the Society that Creates Him" - Panel: "Theatre & Drama: Performance in Professional Wrestling"

2011:
Maverick, Christopher. 2011 Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) - Chicago, IL - "Is it Fake? The Art of Storytelling in Professional Wrestling." - Panel: "Staging Violence: Shifting Views of Performance in Professional Wrestling and Sports Entertainment"
Maverick, Christopher. 2011 Comparative Drama Conference (CDC) - Los Angeles, CA - "The Mythology of Pain: An Analysis of the Varying Degree of Perceived Lethality of Professional Wrestling Maneuvers Due to Changes in Audience Suspension of Disbelief Over Time" - Panel: Between the Ropes: "The Theatrical Study of Professional Wrestling"

2007:
Maverick, Christopher. 2007 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) - Boston, MA. - "My Life as a Professional Wrestler: A Firsthand Critical Analysis of Professional Wrestling as Performance Art" - Panel: "Masculinities"

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2016:
Bill Deasy, Singer, Songer, Novelist, & Screewriter: The First-Year Writing Program Speaker Series (Guest Speaker). April 11, 2016.

2015:
Todd Kreidler, Playwright and Duquesne Alum: The First-Year Writing Program Speaker Series (Guest Speaker). March 23, 2015.

2012:
Desmond Egan, Renowned Irish Poet & Honorary PhD from Washburn University: A Taste of Ireland Event. March 14, 2012.

Religion and Literature

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

Milton and 17th Century Religious and Devotional Poetry (St. Hilaire, FA10)
Medieval Women Writers (Brannen, SP11)
Medieval Literature (Brannen, FA12)
Chaucer (Brannen, FA12)
Early American Lit (TKinnahan, FA12)
Faith in Renaissance Literature (St. Hilaire, SP13)
Medieval Drama (Brannen, FA13)
The Pre-Modern Condition (Adams, SP14)
Spenser (St. Hilaire, SP17)
Shakespeare and Ethics (St. Hilaire, FA14, FA17)
Pilgrimage Narratives (Wright, SP18)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Steven Geitgey
, "'So that those who hear or read might strive to imitate': Rhetorical Strategies and Mimesis in Richard Rolle and Julian of Norwich" (2017) Directed by Dr. Sarah Wright

2016:
Rachel Luckenbill, "Representations of Christianity in Contemporary Native American Literature by Women" (2016) Directed by Dr. Linda Kinnahan

2015:
Rebecca Cepek, "Stages of Belief: The Nature of Audience Response in Medieval and Early Modern Drama" (2015) Directed by Dr. Tom Kinnahan
Justin Stevenson, "Sin, History and Liberty: Milton, Anna Letitia Barbauld, and Anne Grant in the Eighteen Hundreds" (2015) Directed by Dr. Susan Howard
Jeff Stoyanoff, "Bringing Frames into Focus: Reading Middle English Literature" (2015) Directed by Dr. Danielle St. Hilaire
Matthew Vickless, "Visionary Nonconformity: Miltonic Resonances and the Poetics of Religious Dissent in the Long Eighteenth Century" (2015) Directed by Dr. Daniel Watkins

2012:
Sharon George, "The Pursuit of Divinity: Religious Faith and Fear in late Victorian Women's Poetry" (2012) Directed by Dr. Daniel Watkins

2010:
Claire Barbetti, "Ekphrastic Medieval Visions: A New Discussion in Ekphrasis and Interarts Theory" (2010) Directed by Dr. Anne Brannen

2009:
Patricia Callahan, "The Reader of Milton's Higher Argument in Paradise Lost" (2009) Directed by Dr. Albert Labriola
Heather Shippen Cianciola, "A Poetics of the Soul: Victorian Devotional Poetry in Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; and Christina Rossetti" (2008) 

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
St. Hilaire, Danielle. "The Grammar of Salvation and the Poetics of Possibility in Donne's Holy Sonnets," Studies in Philology, 114.3 (2017): 591-608.


2016:
St. Hilaire, Danielle. "Reason, Love, and Regeneration in Paradise Lost, Book 10," ‘With Wandering Steps': Generative Irresolution in Milton, eds. Mimi Fenton and Louis Schwartz (Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 2016), 191-234.


2015:
Glass, Kathy. "Nella Larsen's Spiritual Strivings." In A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance, edited by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson. (Blackwell, 2015).
Mirmotahari, Emad. "‘A Cloud of Semitic Mohammedanism': The African Novel and the Muslim Question in the National Age." Interventions 17.1 (2015): 45-63.

2012:
St. Hilaire, Danielle. Satan's Poetry: Fallenness and Poetic Tradition in "Paradise Lost." Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 2012.

2011:
Mirmotahari, Emad. Islam in the Eastern African Novel. London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Wright, Sarah. "Mapping Identity in the South English Legendary." Re-thinking the South English Legendaries. Eds. Jocelyn Wogan-Browne and Heather Blurton. Manchester: Manchester UP, 2011. 329-46.

2009:
Glass, Kathy. "Love Matters: bell hooks on Political Resistance and Change." In Critical Perspectives on bell hooks, edited by George Yancy and Maria Del Guadalupe Davidson. (Routledge,2009).
2008:
St. Hilaire, Danielle. "The Satanic Question and the Poetics of Creation," in John Milton: "Reasoning Words." Ed. Kristin A. Pruitt and Charles W. Durham (Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna University Press, 2008), 88-114.

Recent Student Presentations:

2015:
Smith, Mike. Moderator for "Paula Kane: Religious Innovation in Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh Humanities Festival. Pittsburgh, PA. March 26-29, 2015

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Mary Ellen O'Connell, University of Notre Dame: "Law, Ethics and the Technology of War." March 15, 2017.

2015:
Dr. Guarav Desai, Tulane University: "Gandhi as Allegory." October 8, 2015.

2010:
Romana Huk, Notre Dame: "Philosophy Theology, and Poetry at Mid. Century: George Oppen & Denise Levertov square off." March 12, 2010.

Visual and Material Culture

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

American Literature and Landscape (TKinnahan, SP08)
Gothic Bodies (Engel, SP08)
Modernist Poetry and Visual Culture (LKinnahan, SP11)
ENG 561-29: Sensation Literature (Engel, SP11)
Contemporary American and British Drama (Engel SP12)
Engendering the Self: Eighteenth-Century Diaries and Letters (Engel, FA12)
Postwar British Fiction and Film (Suh, FA13)
Eighteenth-Century Drama and Material Culture (Engel, SP 14)
American Modernism and the Visual Arts (LKinnahan, FA14)
War in Film and Literature (Suh, SP17)
Queens (Engel, SP17)
Celebrity Studies (Engel, SU17)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Michelle Gaffey, 20th c. Documentary Poetics, (in progress), Directed by Dr. Linda Kinnahan
Michael Smith, Cartography and 20th c. American Poetry, (in progress) Directed by Dr. Linda Kinnahan
Christopher Maverick, "Superheroes, Sweethearts, Sisters and Sexpots: Gendering the Superhero Monomyth" (2017) Directed by Dr. Magali Michael
Sara Tavela, "What a Poor Passive Machine': Women, Psychosomaticism and the Eighteenth-Century Novel" (2017) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

2016:
Jade Higa, "'A Stranger to the world': Women, Bisexuality and Performance" (2016) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

2014:
Matthew Durkin, "Revolting Utopias: Representations and Visualizations of Same-Sex Sexualities in African Literatures and Cinemas" (2014) Directed by Dr. Emad Mirmotahari

2013:
Melissa Wehler, "Illegitimate Celebrity" (2013) Directed by Dr. Laura Engel

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
Barrett, Faith. "'Great & Noble' Lines: David Drake, George Moses Horton, and the Possibilities of Poetry." Accepted for inclusion in an edited collection focusing on the work of David Drake, an enslaved African American from South Carolina who worked as a potter and inscribed verses on his pots. Edited by Michael Chaney and forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
Engel, Laura. "Afterward" Public Interiors: Intimacy and Celebrity in Eighteenth-Century Literary Culture. Victoria Joule and Emrys Jones eds. (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan).
Engel, Laura. "Eighteenth Century Actresses and Material Culture" The Palgrave Handbook of the History of Women on Stage. Jan Sewell and Clare Smout eds. (Under contract with Palgrave Macmillan).
Engel, Laura. " Magazine Miniatures: Portraits of Actresses, Princesses, and Queens in Late Eighteenth-Century Periodicals" Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain 1660-1840. Jennie Batchelor and Manushang Powell eds. (forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press, Spring 2018).
Engel, Laura. The Archival Tourist: Women, Performance, and the Material of Memory 1780-1915 (under contract with Palgrave Macmillan)
Kinnahan, Linda. "Mina Loy: Navigating the Avant-Garde." Multimedia scholarly website,co-authored by Suzanne Churchill (Professor of English, Davidson College); Andrew Rikard (Davidson College class of 2017), Susan Rosenbaum (Assoc. Prof. of English, Univ. of Georgia), Linda Kinnahan (Prof. of English, Duquesne Univ.).
Kinnahan, Linda. Mina Loy, Photography, and Contemporary Women Poets. Routledge, March 2017
Wright, Sarah. "Building Bridges to Canterbury." The Passenger: Medieval Texts and Transits. Ed. James Smith. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2017.

2016:
Engel, Laura. Fashioning Celebrity: Eighteenth-Century British Actresses and Strategies for Image Making (Ohio State University Press, 2011, Paperback, 2016).
Engel, Laura. "Stage Beauties: Eighteenth-Century Actresses and Celebrity Culture," Literature Compass, Volume 13, Issue 12, December, 2016, 749-761.
Engel, Laura. Co-editor with Elaine McGirr, Stage Mothers: Women, Work and the Theater 1660-1830 (Bucknell University Press, 2014, Paperback, 2016)
Kinnahan, Linda. "Adrienne Rich's Snapshots of a Daughter-In-Law: The Postwar Photo and Feminist Reframing." Jayne Cortez, Adrienne Rich, and the Feminist Superhero: Voice, Vision, Politics and Performance in U.S. Contemporary Women's Poetry. Ed. Laura Hinton. New York: Rowman and Littlefield (2016): 45-62.

2015:
Engel, Laura. Review of Fashion Victims: Dress at the Court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell (Yale University Press, 2015) in Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. Volume 34, No. 2, Fall 2015, 430-432.
Engel, Laura. Review of Matters of Fact in Jane Austen: History, Location, and Celebrity, by Janine Barchas (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) in 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, November 2015.
Engel, Laura. "Representations of Women in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama" The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789 Jack Lynch and Gary Day eds.(Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015).

2014:
Engel, Laura. Austen, Actresses, and Accessories: Much Ado About Muffs (Palgrave Pivot Series, 2014).
Engel, Laura. "Close Encounters: Frances Burney, Actresses, and Models for Female Celebrity" in The Burney Journal, Volume XII, 2014, 7-27.
Engel, Laura. "Mommy Diva: The Divided Loyalties of Sarah Siddons" in Stage Mothers: Women, Work and the Theater, 1660-1830. Laura Engel and Elaine McGirr eds. (Lewisberg: Bucknell University Press, 2014) 217-232.
Engel, Laura. "The Secret Life of Archives: Sally Siddons, Sir Thomas Lawrence and the Material of Memory," ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1660-1850, Vol. 4:Iss. 1, Article 2, 2014.
Engel, Laura. Review of Women, Work, and Clothes in the Eighteenth-Century Novel by Chloe Wigston Smith (Cambridge UP, 2013) in Women's Writing, Volume 21, Issue 2 May 2014.

2013:
Engel, Laura. Review of Bettymania and the Birth of Celebrity Culture, by Jeffrey Kahan (Lehigh University Press, 2010) 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, And Inquiries in the Early Modern Era, Volume 19, 2013.
2011:
Engel, Laura. Review of Rival Queens: Actresses, Performance, and The Eighteenth-Century British Theatre, by Felicity Nussbaum (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010) in Women's Writing Vol. 18, No. 4 November 2011, pp. 568-571
Engel, Laura. Review of Sarah Siddons Audio Files: Romanticism and the Lost Voice, by Judith Pascoe (University of Michigan Press, 2011) in Women's Writing, Volume 20, Issue 2, May 2013, 283-285.

2010:
Kinnahan, Linda."‘An Incremental Shaping': Kathleen Fraser and a Visual Poetics in Discrete Categories Forced Into Coupling." Contemporary Women's Writing 4.1 (March 2010): 1-23.

2009:
Engel, Laura. "The Muff Affair: Fashioning Celebrity in the Portraits of Late Eighteenth-Century Actresses" in Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture. Volume 13, Issue 3, September, 2009, 278-298.
Engel, Laura. Editor, The Public's Open to Us All: Essays on Women and Performance in Eighteenth-Century England. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009).

2008:
Engel, Laura. "Notorious Celebrity: Mary Wells, Madness and Theatricality" in Eighteenth-Century Women, Volume V, 2008 181-205. Reprint in The English Malady: Enabling and Disabling Fictions, Glen Colburn ed. (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008) 305-325.
Engel, Laura. "'The Personating of Queens': Lady Macbeth, Sarah Siddons, and the Creation of Female Celebrity in the Late Eighteenth Century" in Macbeth: New Critical Studies, Nicholas Moschovakis ed. (New York: Routledge Press, 2008) 240-249.
Kinnahan, Linda. "Charting Progress: Narratives of Western Expansion in F.A. Walker's Statistical Atlas of the United States." American Quarterly: Journal of the American Studies Association 60 (2008): 399-423.

Recent Student Presentations:

2017:
Maverick, Christopher. Moderator and Panelist - Round Table: "Comic Book Film Adaptations" 2017 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference (3RSC) - Pittsburgh, PA.
Maverick, Christopher. Panelist - Round Table: "Comic Strip and Editorial Cartoon Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction" 2017 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference (3RSC) - Pittsburgh, PA.
Maverick, Christopher. "Disavowal of the Innocent: ‘Sally The Sleuth' and the Survivor Narrative" - U.S. Studies Online - British Association for American Studies -May 2017 - Staffordshire, England
Maverick, Christopher."I Wear My Underwear on the Outside: Performative Gender, Sexuality and the Costume in Superhero Comics and Movies" - Keynote Lecture. 2017 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference (3RSC) - Pittsburgh, PA.
Maverick, Christopher. "Oracle of the Invisible: Sexual Assault and Rape in The Killing Joke" - Panel: "Comics and Comic Art: Superheroes, Gender, and Violence" 2017 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference (3RSC) - Pittsburgh, PA.
Maverick, Christopher. "Review of The Superhero Costume: Identity and Disguise in Fact and Fiction by Barbara Brownie and Danny Graydon" - ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies - Accepted for publication (scheduled: Spring 2017. Vol. 9. No. 1) - University of Florida
Maverick, Christopher. 2017 Toonseum Summer Lecture Series: "Suffrage and Sappho: 75 Years of Wonder Woman." - The Toonseum - Pittsburgh, PA
Maverick, Christopher. Panelist - Round Table: "Wonder Woman at 75: The Amazon Princess in Context" 2017 3 Rivers Screenwriters Conference (3RSC) - Pittsburgh, PA.

2016:
Anzalone, Marla. "The Embattled Pastoral: The Civil War and the Redefined American Landscape in Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook." INCS: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies, 2016. Asheville, NC.
Fox, Carol. "Hybridity and the Critique of Imperial Narrativization in Alan Moore's The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol. 1," PCA/ACA's annual conference Seattle Washington, March 2016.
Maverick, Christopher. 2015 Wizard World Pittsburgh -Pittsburgh, PA - Panelist - Round Table: "1940: World War II and Comics: The Joker, Robin, The Flash, Captain America, Captain Marvel, and The Spirit!"
Maverick, Christopher. "‘Don't Ya Wanna Rev Up Your Harley?':Feminine Sexual Power as Agency in Superhero Comics and Cosplay" -Panel: "Comics and Comic Art: Violence and Feminism" 2016 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) Conference - Seattle, WA

2015:
Maverick, Christopher. 2015 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) Conference - New Orleans, LA - "Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Man, I Learned From Professional Wrestling" - Panel: "Theatre & Drama: Professional Wrestling - Spectacle & Performance"
Maverick, Christopher. 2015 Homewood Children's Village Summer Program -Pittsburgh, PA - Guest Lecturer - "Understanding Comics and Graphic Storytelling"

2014:
Anzalone, Marla. "Getting the War in the Books: Representations of Trauma and Complexity of the Idyllic Good Death in Alexander Gardner's Civil War Photography." MAPACA: Mid-Atlantic Pop and American Culture Association Annual Conference, 2014. Baltimore, MD

2013:
Butcher, Ian. "‘No TV and no beer make Homer go crazy,' or, How The Simpsons Gets The Shining Right," 41st Annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900; University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 2013.
Maverick, Christopher. 2013 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) - Washington DC - "Changing Faces: The Evolution of a Professional Wrestling Champion and the Society that Creates Him" - Panel: "Theatre & Drama: Performance in Professional Wrestling"

2011:
Maverick, Christopher. 2011 Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) - Chicago, IL - "Is it Fake? The Art of Storytelling in Professional Wrestling." - Panel: "Staging Violence: Shifting Views of Performance in Professional Wrestling and Sports Entertainment"
Maverick, Christopher. 2011 Comparative Drama Conference (CDC) - Los Angeles, CA - "The Mythology of Pain: An Analysis of the Varying Degree of Perceived Lethality of Professional Wrestling Maneuvers Due to Changes in Audience Suspension of Disbelief Over Time" - Panel: Between the Ropes: "The Theatrical Study of Professional Wrestling"

2010:
Maverick, Christopher. 2010 Pittsburgh Small Press Festival (SPF) - Pittsburgh, PA - Panelist - Round table: "So You Want To Write Your Own Comic?" - Panel: "Independent Comic Authors and Publishers"

2007:
Maverick, Christopher. 2007 Popular Culture Association/American Cultural Association (PCA/ACA) - Boston, MA. - "My Life as a Professional Wrestler: A Firsthand Critical Analysis of Professional Wrestling as Performance Art" - Panel: "Masculinities"

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Brian McHale, Ohio State University: "Monumental Language On Verbal Art in Built Space." March 16, 2017.

2011:
Trinh Minh-ha, University of California, Berkley: "MIles of Strangers." April 1, 2011.
Caroline Bergvall, University of California, Berkley: "Writer and Cross-Disciplinary Filmmaker." February 15, 2011.

Digital Humanities

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

Writing for Digital Media (Purdy, SP15)
Implementing Literary Methods of Digital Humanities in the Undergraduate Classroom (Purdy, Independent study)

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
Gibson, Anna. Peer-Reviewed Articles:"Charlotte Brontë's First Person." Narrative 25.2 (Forthcoming, 33ms. pages, May 2017)
Gibson, Anna. The Digital Dickens Notes Project (www.dickensnotes.com)
Aims to bring to life the process and interactivity of Victorian serial novel form by digitizing and exploring the working notes Charles Dickens kept for his novels.
Kinnahan, Linda. "Mina Loy: Navigating the Avant-Garde." Multimedia scholarly website,co-authored by Suzanne Churchill (Professor of English, Davidson College); Andrew Rikard (Davidson College class of 2017), SusanRosenbaum (Assoc. Prof. of English, Univ. of Georgia), Linda Kinnahan (Prof. of English, Duquesne Univ.).
Purdy, James P. "Going Digital: Ideas for Updating the Statement for a Digital World." Labored: The State(ment) and Future of Work in Composition, edited by Randall McClure, Dayna Goldstein, and Michael Pemberton, Parlor Press, 2017, pp. 225-43.

2016:
Purdy, James P., and Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, editors. Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies. Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative and University of Michigan Press, 2016 and 2017, www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org/makingspace and https://www.press.umich.edu/7820727/making_space.

2015:
Gibson, Anna. "Our Mutual Friend and Network Form." Novel: A Forum on Fiction 48.1 (2015): 63-84.

2014:
McClure, Randall, and James P. Purdy. "Ever Mindful of the Changes: What We Know About Student Use of Emerging Technologies as They Move Closer to College and Career." The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core State Standards in Research and Writing, edited by James P. Purdy and Randall McClure, Information Today, 2014, pp. 21-34.
Purdy, James P., and Randall McClure, editors. The Next Digital Scholar: A Fresh Approach to the Common Core State Standards in Research and Writing. Information Today, 2014.
*Winner of the Bronze Medal in the Education Theory/Commentary Category, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2015

2013:
McClure, Randall, and James P. Purdy, editors. The New Digital Scholar: Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students. Information Today, 2013.
*Winner of the Silver Medal in the Education Theory/Commentary Category, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2014
Purdy, James P. "Scholarliness as Other: How Students Explain Their Research-Writing Behaviors." The New Digital Scholar: Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students, edited by Randall McClure and James P. Purdy, Information Today, 2013, pp. 133-59.

2012:
Purdy, James P., and Joyce R. Walker. "Scholarship on the Move: A Rhetorical Analysis of Scholarly Activity in Digital Spaces." The New Work of Composing, edited by Debra Journet, Cheryl E. Ball, and Ryan Trauman, Computers and Composition Digital Press and Utah State University Press, 2012, ccdigitalpress.org/nwc/chapters/purdy-walker/.
*This book received the Best Book in Computers and Composition Award in 2013
Purdy, James P. "Why First-Year College Students Select Online Research Resources as Their Favorite." First Monday, vol. 7, no. 3, 2012, www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/4088/3289.

2011:
Purdy, James P. "Three Gifts of Digital Archives." The Journal of Literacy and Technology, vol. 12, no. 3, 2011, pp. 24-49, www.literacyandtechnology.org/uploads/1/3/6/8/136889/jlt_v12_3_purdy.pdf.

2010:
Purdy, James P., and Joyce R. Walker. "Valuing Digital Scholarship: Exploring the Changing Realities of Intellectual Work" Profession, 2010, pp. 177-95.
*Winner of 2011 Ellen Nold Award for the Best Article in Computers and Composition Studies
Purdy, James P. "The Changing Space of Research: Web 2.0 and the Integration of Research and Writing Environments." Computers and Composition, vol. 27, no. 1, 2010, pp. 48-58. Special issue on Composition 2.0.

2009:
Purdy, James P. "Anxiety and the Archive: Understanding Plagiarism Detection Services as Digital Archives." Computers and Composition, vol. 26, no. 2, 2009, pp. 65-77.
Purdy, James P. "When the Tenets of Composition Go Public: A Study of Writing in Wikipedia." College Composition and Communication, vol. 61, no. 2, 2009, pp. W351-73, www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/CCC/0612-dec09/CCC0612When.pdf.

2007:
Purdy, James P., and Joyce R. Walker. "Digital Breadcrumbs: Case Studies of Online Research." Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, vol. 11, no. 2, 2007, kairos.technorhetoric.net/11.2/binder.html?topoi/purdy-walker/index.htm.
*Winner of 2008 Kairos Best Webtext Award
Purdy, James P., Douglas Eyman, Joyce R. Walker, and Colleen Reilly, editors. Online Research, Writing, and Citation Practices. Special Issue of Computers and Composition Online, Fall 2007, www.bgsu.edu/cconline/edwelcome_special07.html.

Recent Student Presentations:

2017:
Smith, Mike. "Critical Placemaking and Geocriticism: A Conversation" National Humanities Conference. Boston, MA. November 2-5, 2017. Forthcoming.

2015:
Smith, Mike. "The Literary Cartography of City-Text as Revealed through Geographic Information Systems." Modern Language Association. Vancouver, BC. January 8-11, 2015.

2014:
Smith, Mike. "Processes and Possibilities: Geographic Information Systems and Digital Humanities." Modernist Studies Association. Pittsburgh, PA. November 6-9, 2014.

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Nick Wasmoen, SUNY Buffalo: Workshop Entitled "DH Opportunities & Archives" April 7, 2017.
Cristanne Miller, SUNY Buffalo: "Navigating Print and Digital Archives" April 6, 2017.
Cristanne Miller and Nick Wasmoen, SUNY Buffalo: "Relentless Accuracy: Editing (and Using) A Digital Archive of Moore's Notebooks" April 6, 2017.
Suzanne Churchill, Davidson College and Susan Rosenbaum, University of Georgia: "DH Scholarship & Pedagogy: Designing Sustainable Projects for You & Your Students" March 28, 2017.
Christopher Warren, Carnegie Mellon University, "Distant Reading the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography." March 27, 2017.
Suzanne Churchill, Davidson College; Linda Kinnahan, Duquesne University; Susan Rosenbaum, University of Georgia: "DH and Visual Culture: 'Mina Loy, Navigating the Avant-Garde." March 27, 2017.
Dr. Matthew J. Lavin, University of Pittsburgh: "Computational Methods in Authorship Studies: Willa Cather as a Case Study." February 22, 2017.
Dr. Matthew J. Lavin, University of Pittsburgh: "Digital Humanities Approaches Text Analysis." February 22, 2017.

2016:
Lindsey Albracht, PhD Candidate at The City University of New York and Intern at Slate Culture Gabfest Podcast: "Panel on Careers in the Humanities with an Advanced Degree." March 17, 2016.
Rebecca Onion, PhD in American Studies from Texas University and History Editor at Slate: "Panel on Careers in the Humanities with an Advanced Degree." March 17, 2016.
Lois Raimondo, MA in Chinese Lit & Culture and Journalism Chair at WVU: "Panel on Careers in the humanities with an Advanced Degree." March 17, 2016.

2013:
Maggie Jackson, Author of Distracted: Speech to Undergraduate Learning Communiteis on Distracted. November 11, 2013.
Heather Love, Award Winning Poet & Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh: The First-Year Writing Program Speaker Series (Reading). November 11, 2013.

2010:
Katherine Hayles, Duke University: "How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine." November 12, 2010.
Peter Holland, Notre Dame: "Shakespeare, Theatre Companies, and the Internet." March 11, 2010.

Transatlantic Literary Studies

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

Transatlantic Narratives (Howard, SP09)
British Modernism (Suh, FA10)
Postcolonial Author as Exile (Mirmotahari, SP11)
Contemporary American and British Drama (Engel, FA11)
Modernism and the Feminist Context (LKinnahan, SP12)
Irish Literature (Brannen, SP12)
The African Novel (Mirmotahari, SP12)
Early American Lit (TKinnahan, FA12)
Gender and Empire (Suh, SP13)
New Approaches to World Literature (Mirmotahari, SU13, SU 16)
Joyce and Faulkner (Barnhisel, Sp16)
War in Film and Literature (Suh, Sp17)
Contemporary British and American Poetry (LKinnahan, FA17)
African Literature (Mirmotahari, SP15)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2014:
Matthew Durkin
, "Unorthodox Conduct: Re-membering Queer African in Literature and Film" (2014) Directed by Dr. Emad Mirmotahari
Shreyashi Mukherjee, "What Fragments Shore My Ruins: Identity and Representation in The Eye of the Mirror, Kindred, and A Wreath Upon the Dead" (2014) Directed by Dr. Kathy Glass

2009:
Julie Kloo, "The Architecture of the Great House in the Contermporary PostColonial Novele" (2009) Directed by Dr. Magali Michael

Recent Faculty Publications:

2017:
Mirmotahari, Emad. "Lafcadio Hearn's Chita and the Spanish-speaking Americas." Studies in the Novel (forthcoming)

2016:
Mirmotahari, Emad. "Presuming Translation." Translation Review 96 (2016): 21-33.
Mirmotahari, Emad. "The Local as the Global: Reflections on Teaching World Literature." World Literature Today 90.3-4 (May-August 2016): 52-56.

2015:
Mirmotahari, Emad. "‘A Cloud of Semitic Mohammedanism': The African Novel and the Muslim Question in the National Age." Interventions 17.1 (2015): 45-63.

2013:
Mirmotahari, Emad. "From Black Britain to Black Internationalism in Abdulrazak Gurnah's Pilgrims Way." English Studies in Africa. 56.1 (2013): 17-27.
Mirmotahari, Emad. "Harlemite, Detective, African?: The Many Selves of Rudolph Fisher's The Conjure-Man Dies." Callaloo. 36.2 (2013): 268-278.

2012:
Mirmotahari, Emad. "Paul Gilroy's Black Atlantic in Africa's Other Diaspora." New Perspectives on the Black Atlantic: Definitions, Readings, Practices, Dialogues. Bern: Peter Lang, 2012.

2011:
Howard, Susan. "Transcultural Adoption in the Eighteenth-century Transatlantic Novel: Questioning National Identities in Charlotte Lennox's Euphemia. New Contexts for Eighteenth-Century British Fiction: "Hearts Resolved and Hands Prepared": Essays in Honor of Jerry C. Beasley. Ed. Christopher Johnson. University of Delaware Press, 2011.
Mirmotahari, Emad. "History as Project and Source in Achebe's Things Fall Apart." Postcolonial Studies 14.4 (December 2011): 373-385.
Mirmotahari, Emad. Islam in the Eastern African Novel. London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

2010:
Mirmotahari, Emad. India in Africa, Africa in India: Indian Ocean Cosmopolitanisms. Ed. John C. Hawley. African Studies Quarterly 11.4 (Summer 2010): 140-141.

2009:
Mirmotahari, Emad. Review, Amina. Mohammed Umar. Ufahamu 35.1 (2009)
Mirmotahari, Emad. Review, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Dinaw Mengestu. Ufahamu 35.1 (2009)
Mirmotahari, Emad. Review, Africa, Football, and FIFA: Politics, Colonialism, and Resistance, Paul Darby. Ufahamu 33.2 (2007): 51-55.

2007:
Mirmotahari, Emad. Morteza Miraftabi, "Estranged" [short story]. Translated from Persian to English. Translation: A Translation Studies Journal 2 (2007): 25-29.

Recent Student Presentations:

2015:
Butcher, Ian. "Gentrification, Immigration, and the Creation of the Neo-Subject in Dinaw Mengestu's The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears," (Panel organizer: "Capitalist Realist Fictions"); International Conference on Narrative; Chicago, IL 2015.
Reznik, Alexandra. "Dissonant Colonization and Harmonious Resistance in Bessie Head's The Question of Power" for South Central Modern Language Association Conference on "Sound and Story: Rhythms of Language" in Nashville, October 2015.

2012:
Butcher, Ian. "History, Nationalism, Gardening: The Question of Exile in J. M. Coetzee's Life & Times of Michael K," (Seminar co-organizer: "Forms of Exile"); American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference; Brown University, Providence, RI 2012.
Butcher, Ian. "‘Why are you making us read this?': African Literature in the Freshman Classroom," African Studies Association Annual Conference; Philadelphia, PA 2012.

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Christopher Warren, Carnegie Mellon University: "Distant Reading the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography." March 27, 2017.

2015:
Dr. Guarav Desai, Tulane University: "Gandhi as Allegory." October 8, 2015.

2010:
Desmond Egan, Renowned Irish Poet and Honorary PhD from Washburn University: Poetry Reading. March 17, 2010.

2009:
Desmond Egan, Renowned Irish Poet and Honorary PhD from Washburn University: St. Patrick's Day Reading. March 17, 2009.

Environmental Literature and Ecocriticism

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses: 2008-2017

American Literature and the Environment (TKinnahan, FA11)
American Literature and Landscape (TKinnahan, SP08)
Ecocriticism and Literature (TKinnahan, SP17)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Bryon Williams, "Black, White, and Green: Nature Writing and African-American Voices, 1820-1860" (2017) Directed by Dr. Tom Kinnahan

2014:
Gina Bessetti, "Women in the American Wilderness: Responses to Landscape and Myth" (2014) Directed by Dr. Tom Kinnahan

2011:
Ruth Newberry, "Wallace Stegner's 'Wolf Willow' and 1960s Critical Essays: Renarrativizing Western American Literature for the West and for America" Directed by Dr. Kinnahan

Recent Faculty Publications:

Wright, Sarah. "Building Bridges to Canterbury." The Passenger: Medieval Texts and Transits. Ed. James Smith. Brooklyn, NY: Punctum Books, 2017.

Recent Student Presentations:

Smith, Mike. "Critical Placemaking and Geocriticism: A Conversation" National Humanities Conference. Boston, MA. November 2-5, 2017. Forthcoming.
Smith, Mike. "Playing on the Tracks: Sanctifying and Profaning along the Transcontinental Rail." Modern Language Association. Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

2015:
Smith, Mike. "The Literary Cartography of City-Text as Revealed through Geographic Information Systems." Modern Language Association. Vancouver, BC. January 8-11, 2015.
2014:
Smith, Mike. "Processes and Possibilities: Geographic Information Systems and Digital Humanities." Modernist Studies Association. Pittsburgh, PA. November 6-9, 2014.

Guest Speakers:

2017:
Brian McHale, Ohio State University: "Monumental Language on Verbal Art in Built Space." March 16, 2017.

19th Century Literature Studies

Courses, Dissertations, Faculty Publications, Student Presentations, & Guest Speakers:

Courses:

19th Century African-American Literature (Glass, FA10, SP17)
Sensation Literature (Engel, SP11)
Hawthorne and Melville (Newberry, SP11)
19th Century British Poetry (Watkins, FA11)
British Romantic Novels (Howard, SP12)
19th Century American Women's Fiction (Newberry, SP12)
19th Century African-American Fiction (Glass, SP13)
Civil War Literature (Barrett, FA13)
Victorian Novels, Science, and Critical Perspectives (Gibson, FA14)
Slave Narratives (Glass, FA14)
19th Century American Lit (TKinnahan, SP15)
Victorian Literature (Gibson, SP16)
19th Century American Poetry (Barrett, SP16)
The Gothic (Gibson, FA16)

Dissertations: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Matthew Heilman, "The Complete Poems of Anne Bannerman," (in progress) Directed by Dr. Sue Howard
Sara Tavela, "'What A Poor Passive Machine': The Psychosomatic Heroine from Austen to Richardson" (2017). Directed by Dr. Laura Engel
Bryon Williams, "Black, White, and Green: Nature Writing and African-American Voices, 1820-1860" (2017) Directed by Dr. Tom Kinnahan

2013:
Marianne Holohan, "Scenes of Reading: Forgotten Antebellum Readers, Self-representation, and the Transatlantic Reprint Industry" (2013). Directed by Dr. Thoams Kinnahan

2012:
Sharon George, "The Pursuit of Divinity: Religious Faith and Fear in late Victorian Women's Poetry" (2012) Directed by Dr. Daniel Watkins

2011:
Amy Criniti Phillips, "Private Reader, Public Redactor: Narrative Strategies of the Nineteenth-Century Female Revisionist" (2011) Directed by Dr. Laura Callanan

2009:
Rosemary Scanlon McTier, "An Insect View of Its Plain: Nature, Perception, and Insects in Thoreau, Dickinson, and Muir," (2009) Directed by Dr. Frederick Newberry

2008:
Heather Shippen Cianciola "A Poetics of the Soul: Victorian Devotional Poetry in Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Alfred, Lord Tennyson; and Christina Rossetti" (2008) 

Guest Speakers: Recent and Past 10 Years

2017:
Nick Wasmoen
, SUNY Buffalo: Workshop on "DH Opportunites & Archives." April 7, 2017.
Cristanne Miller, SUNY Buffalo: "Navigating Print and Digital Archives." April 7, 2017.

Recent Publications:

2017:
Gibson, Anna. "Charlotte Brontë's First Person." Narrative 25.2 (Forthcoming, 33ms. pages, May 2017)
Gibson, Anna. The Digital Dickens Notes Project (www.dickensnotes.com)
Aims to bring to life the process and interactivity of Victorian serial novel form by digitizing and exploring the working notes Charles Dickens kept for his novels.
Kinnahan, Thomas. "Troubled Vistas: Looking Westward Through the Eyes of the Nation, 1870-1879" Journal of American Studies: Journal of the British Association for American Studies. Forthcoming.
Mirmotahari, Emad. "Lafcadio Hearn's Chita and the Spanish-speaking Americas." Studies in the Novel (forthcoming)

2016:
Barrett, Faith. "Constituting Communities: Reading the Civil War in Poetry and Song." Approaches to Teaching the Civil War. Ed. Colleen Boggs. New York: Modern Language Association, 2016.71-80.
Barrett, Faith. "'Naked Genius': The Civil War Poems of George Moses Horton." The Literary Cultures of the American Civil War. Ed. Timothy Sweet. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 77-96.

2015:
Barrett, Faith. "Imitation and Resistance in Civil War Poetry and Song." A History of American Civil War Literature. Ed. Coleman Hutchison. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 96-118.
Gibson, Anna. "Our Mutual Friend and Network Form." Novel: A Forum on Fiction 48.1 (2015): 63-84.

2014:
Barrett, Faith. "American Poetry Fights the Civil War." Eds. Alfred Bendixen and Stephen Burt. Cambridge History of American Poetry. London: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 306-328.

2013:
Barrett, Faith. "Emily Dickinson, Slavery, and the Civil War." Emily Dickinson in Context. Eliza Richards, ed. London: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 206-215.
Gibson, Anna. "Passenger Networks." Review of Charles Dickens's Networks: Public Transport and the Novel by Jonathan H. Grossman. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 46:3 (fall 2013): 478-482.

2012:
Barrett, Faith. "Abraham Lincoln and Poetry." Cambridge Companion to Abraham Lincoln. Shirley Samuels, ed. London: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 22-39.
Barrett, Faith. "To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave": American Poetry and the Civil War. University of Massachusetts Press, 2012.

2008:
Barrett, Faith. "'Drums off the Phantom Battlements': Dickinson's War Poems in Discursive Context." Emily Dickinson Companion. Mary Loeffelholz and Martha Nell Smith, eds. Oxford: Blackwell, 2008. 107-132.

2007:
Barrett, Faith. Review essay: "Public Selves and Private Spheres: Studies of Emily Dickinson and the Civil War, 1984-2007." Emily Dickinson Journal 16.1 (2007): 92-104.
Barrett, Faith. "'They answered him aloud': Popular Voice and Nationalist Discourse in Melville's Battle-Pieces." Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies 9 (2007): 35-49.
Kinnahan, Thomas. "Charting Progress: Narratives of Western Expansion in F.A. Walker's Statistical Atlas of the United States." American Quarterly: Journal of the American Studies Association 60 (2008): 399-423.