Modern Italian literature, theater, philosophy (German idealism, aesthetics), comparative modernisms/transnational modernisms, translation, performance
Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, Modern Chinese Poetry, Chinese Visual Art, Urban Culture, comparative Modernisms
Modernism, Buddhism, Modern Chinese History, Comparative Literature
Modern Spanish literature, comparative literature, modern drama, theory of literature.
Modern and Post Modern American Literature, Poetics, Linguistics, Composition and Rhetoric Pedogogy.
…My current book-length project, Mapping the Isles in British Modernism, explores the relationship between modernism and cultural identity in Britain, specifically looking at how modernist writing maps particular regions in their wider national contexts. The project includes chapters on T.S. Eliot, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Anglo-Irish poet Louis MacNeice, Scot…
…Peer Reviewed Book
2007 Making the Past Present: David Jones, the Middle Ages, and Modernism. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
in press “Forgiveness and Form in Geoffrey Hill’s The Triumph of Love.” Literary Imagination.
2018 “David Jones and the Archipelagic Past.” Religion an…
My research interests include British modernism and modern poetry; David Jones; Geoffrey Hill; T.S. Eliot; Sylvia Townsend Warner; Louis MacNeice; modernism and national identity; modernism and religion. A native of Toronto, I am currently professor and chair of English at Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, Connecticut.
…nesses. Partnered with NINES, EMiC, Islandora, and ETCL for $2 million dollars in support. Grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Linked Modernisms (Principal Investigator.) Developing a Linked Open Data/Resource Description Framework overlay and interface for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism that will allow …
…Books and Equivalents
· Gen. Ed. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. 2016. Rem.routledge.com
· Co-ed. and intr. with Allana C. Lindgren. The Modernist World. New York: Routledge. 2015.
· Co-ed. with Tara Thomson, Stephen Ross intr. Dorothy Richardson’s Pointed Roofs. A Broadview Edition. Peterborough, ON: Broadview …
I work on literary modernism and global modernism across the arts, as well as Theory (with a capital “t”). I’ve published a couple of books on modernism and theory, and a few articles as well.
modernism, modern poetry, contemporary poetry, poetics, American poetry, Anglophone poetry, avant-garde, Russian poetry, Polish poetry
European modern women writers: Elena Ferrante, Nelly Sachs, Ingeborg Bachmann, Rossana Campo. Modern Poetry
Early modern English literature, sonnet sequences, seventeenth-century poetry, sectarian poetics, early modern cartography