MemberMaryanne Dever

…Books and edited books
Dever, M. Ed. Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research. London: Routledge, 2018, viii + 218pp.
Dever, M., Taylor, A. and Adkins L. Eds. Germaine Greer: Essays on a Feminist Figure. London: Routledge, 2018, viii + 112pp.
Adkins, L., and Dever, M. Eds. Gender and Labour in New Times. …

Professor Maryanne Dever is joint Editor-in-Chief (with Lisa Adkins) of the journal Australian Feminist Studies (Routledge/Taylor & Francis). She is an Associate Dean in Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney.  She was previously Director of the Centre for Women’s Studies & Gender Research at Monash University and President of the Australian Women’s & Gender Studies Association (AWGSA). She has held posts at the University of Sydney and the University of Hong Kong, as well as visiting posts at McGill University, University College London and the University of Tampere. Her research interests encompass feminist literary & cultural studies and critical archival studies. Her current research  is on the status of archived paper with the advent of digital technologies. This will appear in the book Paper, Materiality and the Archived Page (forthcoming 2019). She co-edited a special issue of  Archives and Manuscripts on ‘Literary Archives, Materiality and the Digital’ (2014) and one on ‘Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research’ for Australian Feminist Studies (2017) which has since appeared as an edited book with Routledge.

MemberLaura Helton

Laura E. Helton is Assistant Professor of Print and Material Culture in the Department of English at the University of Delaware.  Her work on African American print culture, archival studies, and public humanities has appeared or is forthcoming in PMLA, Social Text, and Southern Quarterly. Her current book project, “Collecting and Collectivity: Black Archival Publics, 1900-1950,” examines the emergence of African American archives and libraries to show how historical recuperation shaped forms of racial imagination in the early twentieth century.