Assistant Professor; Director of the Center of the History of Print and Digital Culture
Ph.D. English, Cornell University, 2012.
Areas of Interest:
History of the Book and Print Cultures; African American Print Cultures; American Literatures before 1900; Visual and Material Cultures; Digital Humanities and Digital Studies; American Studies; Critical Theory; Archives, Special Collections, and Museums
LIS 650: History of Books and Print Culture
LIS 340: What is a Book?
LIS 601: Information Perspectives and Contexts
LIS 861: Information Architecture
ENGL 162: Shakespeare and Media
LIS 999: Queer Theory and Digital Studies
LIS 999: Archives, Minority Communities, and Social Movements
LIS 999: Archives and African American Historiography
“George Moses Horton, ‘Individual Influence'” transcription and critical introduction. PMLA (forthcoming).
“Paper Nationalism: Material Textuality and Communal Affiliation in Early America” Book History Vol 19 (forthcoming in 2016).
“Rags Make Paper, Paper Makes Money: Material Texts and the Creation of Capital” Technology and Culture (forthcoming in 2017)
“Between Knowledge and Metaknowledge: Shifting Disciplinary Borders in Digital Humanities and Library and Information Studies” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, editors. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016)
“Bottles of Ink and Reams of Paper: Clotel, Racialization, and the Material Culture of Print.” Early African American Print Culture. Eds. Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Alexander Stein. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012),140-158.
Recent Grants and Awards
Pine Tree Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow in the Future of the Book in a Digital Age, Advanced Research Collaborative, CUNY Graduate Center, 2017-18.
National Endowment for the Humanities Postdoctoral Research Fellow, American Antiquarian Society, 2014.
New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellow, 2016.
Primary Investigator:Host Site for CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Medieval Studies and Data Curation, Hosted at the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture ($154,800), 2016-2018.
Educational Innovation Small Grant, UW-Madison Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning ($10,000), 2016.
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