Room: Curtain Hall, Room 779
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2009
Current Research Interests:
British and European Romanticism
18th- and 19th-century literature and culture
Political Philosophy and Critical Theory
Current Teaching Interests:
Comparative Romantic Poetics
The Evolution of the European Novel
Cyberpunk Film and Fiction
“Falling Into Lethe: Charlotte Smith’s Elegiac Sonnets and the Poetics of Oblivion.” European Romantic Review (Under review).
“Decompositions: Decay and Forgetting in Charlotte Smith and John Clare,” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington (January 7, 2012).
“The Romantic Essay as Fragment: Smith, Godwin, Wordsworth,” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention, Cleveland, Ohio (November 9-11, 2007).
“Memento minimum: Facing literature in Coleridge and Levinas,” Midwest Modern Language Association Convention, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (November 9-11, 2005).
Review of David J. Gordon, Imagining the End of Life in Post-Enlightenment Poetry: Voices Against the Void (2005). Cultural Critique (Resubmitted).
Review of Clark Davis, Hawthorne's Shyness: Ethics, Politics, and the Question of Engagement (2005). Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 39:2 (2006): 171-4.
Review of Margaret Cohen, Translation of Sophie Cottin, Claire d'Albe (2002). Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 37.1 (2004): 114-6.
“Resisting Sentiment, Refusing History: Lady Morgan, Sophie Cottin and the Problem with Sentimental Communities,” 31st Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Austin, Texas (October 27-29, 2005).