Jessica Conrad received this year’s
Wilbur Owen Sypherd Dissertation Prize for her dissertation, Boycott: Literary Interventions in the American Marketplace 1820-1880. She has recently joined Kent State University at Stark as an Assistant Professor of English.
Carolyne King recently accepted a position at Salisbury University, where she will serve as the new Director of First Year Writing and Assistant Professor of English.
Carolyne King is also the winner of our first departmental Graduate Student Teaching Award. Caitlin Larracey was the runner-up for the award.
Monet Timmons received Emory's Rose Library Short-Term Fellowship to use the archives for her project on slavery at Emory University.
Kaari Newman’s article, "Temple Bar’s New Portrait of Femininity: Active Domesticity in Mary Braddon’s
Aurora Floyd,” was recently published in "Victorian Popular Journalism and Fiction: Interactions," a special issue of
The Wilkie Collins Journal edited by Janine Hatter and Helena Ifill.
Seda Öz has had an essay, “Following the Flâneur Hulot in
Playtime: The Soundscape of the New Paris”, accepted for publication in the
Routledge Companion to European Cinema, edited by Gabor Gergely, Routledge, 2020. She also has two reviews out, one on Kyle Meikle’s recent book in the
Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, and one in the
Journal of Religion and Film.
Mali Collins-White has organized “The Black Textual as the (Im)material: (Im)possibilities of Historical Memory for Black Violence,” which will be presented at the 2020 MLA Convention. The workshop for scholars, “Transgressing Academic Borders: Public Humanities and Black Feminism,” and the panel, “Un-reading Dispossession from Black Womxn’s Activism,” will both be at this years' NWSA.