New in PAPERS: Master’s Thesis Proposal & The Affect of the Freakish in Katherine Dunn’s Geek Love

I’ve updated the PAPERS section of the site with two new pieces. The first is the proposal for my current master’s thesis project. The project is called Waxing Ornamental: Reading a Poetics of Excess in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando and Djuna Barnes’s Nightwood, and it’s naturally what’s occupying the majority of my time at the moment. The second is… Continue reading

Call for Papers: Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference 2015

March 12 & 13, 2015, will mark the 12th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference. As a 2014-2015 member of the EGSS (English Graduate Student Society) executive committee, I will be helping with the organization and planning of this year’s conference. Last week, we finalized and published the call for papers for this event…. Continue reading

11th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference Schedule

Every year (for the past ten years), the English Graduate Students’ Society (EGSS) at Université de Montréal hosts a conference open to any graduate students who would like to present on a given topic. This year’s official topic is “The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Spaces of (Post)Memory,” and the presentations will take place… Continue reading