Spring 2018 Newsletter
Raúl Sánchez was appointed to the Affiliate Faculty of the UF Center for Latin American Studies.
Pamela Gilbert attended the MLA in New York, where she served as elected representative for the Forum, LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English. She presented a paper there titled “‘He took my hand—oh, how I despise myself!’: Hands and the Will in ‘The Woman in White.’” Her review of The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture, edited by Juliet John, also appeared in Victorian Studies 59.4.
On January 27, LIT 2.0 Collective presented the roundtable “Multimodal Texts and Collaborative Pedagogy: Teaching Persepolis” at the UWP Pedagogy conference. (The Collective is the cohort of graduate students who teach LIT 2000.) Organized by Marsha Bryant and moderated by Srimayee Basu, the roundtable featured presentations by Milt Moise, Satit Leelathawornchai, Kelly Beck, Kristen Gregory, and Kayley Thomas.
Roger Maioli gave a paper entitled “Literature and Knowledge in the Age of the Novel” at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.
Marsha Bryant’s essay “Gentry Modernism: Cultural Connoisseurship and Midcentry Masculinity, 1951-1957,” appears in the collection Popular Modernism and Its Legacies: From Pop Literature to Video Games, ed. Scott Ortolano (Bloomsbury). In December, Bryant presented on “Cinepoetic Spaces of Conflict: Staging Myth through Visual Culture” at the international conference The Politics of Space and the Humanities in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Madison Jones’ “Environing Media: A Review of Nicole Starosielski’s The Undersea Network” will appear in the upcoming issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly (11.3).
Romy Rajan presented a paper “Coordinated Resistance in Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness” at the 17th Annual Conference of the South Asian Literary Association.
Alison Gaines has poems in the January feature of Hawk and Handsaw, a Journal of Creative Sustainability.
Caleb Milligan published “En(Twine)d with Ergodic Rhetoric” in Computers and Composition Online.
Jason Crider and Caleb Milligan’s video article “Haptic Heuretics: Electrate Tinkering as Rhetorical Making” is now published and available to view in Textshop Experiments, Volume 4.
On January 5, Emily Brooks presented “Re(p)lic(a): Making 3D prints of treasure bindings to explore historic bookmaking practices” at the 2018 Modern Language Association Convention in NYC.
Erin O’Luanaigh has a poem in the most recent issue of 32 Poems.
Evan Grillon was a runner-up for the Crazyhorse Crazyshorts! Short-Short Fiction prize and has fiction forthcoming in Salamander.
Brittany Roberts published “Ghost Stories and Sensation” in the Routledge Companion to the Ghost Story (Ed. Scott Brewster and Luke Thurston) in January 2017.
In the fall of 2017, C. Dale Young received the Hanes Award in Poetry from the Fellowship of Southern Writers, an award given to a poet for an outstanding body of work at mid-career. His novel in stories, The Affliction, will be published by Four Way Books in early March 2018.
The Matador Review recently caught up with Michael Hammerle to see what he’d been up to since they had published his second fiction work in January 2017.