Travel, photography, reading
19th-century Latin American prose and intellectual history / Foundational narratives of Latin America / Regionalism / Warfare / Landscape photography / Travel narratives / Geography/ Pedagogy and Didactics/ Cognitive linguisticsrunning/skiing/photography/opera
Contemporary Spanish fiction, film, photography, feminist theory, Spanish civil war
Caribbean photography and visual culture
19th Century British Literature, Visual Culture, History of Photography, Media
nineteenth-century visual culture studies, history of photography, literature and the history of science
Literature (Early Modern, Victorian), Digital Humanities, Art, Theater, Travel, Photography
20 and 21st Century drama, modern and contemporary Iberian literature, Iberian Studies, Queer Studies, Photography and Visual Studies
…My most recent book–The Language of Vision: Photography and Southern Literature in the 1930s and After–appeared from Louisiana State University Press in 2016. See more details at <http://lsupress.org/books/detail/language-of-vision/#sthash.BuqOYVAE.dpuf>.
My new book, Robert Penn Warren, Shadowy Autobiography, and the Makers of American Literature, will appear from U of Tennessee P in 2020. For more details, see …
My research interests concern American literature, film, and photography–with a special emphasis on the twentieth-century South.
Cultures of collecting (C19)
History of photography, natural history, libraries, collecting