gothic fiction, American realism and naturalism, class studies, film history, composition pedagogy, service learning
Late nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature, Naturalism, Realism, Romanticism, and Modernism.
20th-Century American Literature, Realism, Geography, Geocriticism, Digital Humanities, Novel
comp/rhet, memoir, identity, authorship, postmodernism, metanarrative, magical realism, criticism, theory, digital humanities
Victorian Literature and Culture, History of Science, History of Philosophy, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Realism, Affect, Description, New Materialism
C19 American Literature, New Media & Media History, Realism & Naturalism, Philosophy of Technology, American Studies, and Authorship and Autobiographical Writing
19th century literature, thing-theory, speculative realism, Balzac studies, public humanities, digital humanities, alternative pedagogies, alt-ac careers
American Literature, Marxism, American Studies, Travel Writing, Built Environment, American Culture, Nineteenth Century Studies, Sociotechnical Systems, Enviromental Humanities, Literary Geography, Nineteenth Century United States, Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Literary Regionalism, American Realism and Naturalism, American Realism, Media History, Lacanian theory, U.S. Intellectual History, Spectatorship, American Immigrant Narratives, Phenomenology of Space and Place, Science and technology studies, Environmental Humanities, and Twentieth Century Literature
I am a graduate student in the Program in Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. I’m currently developing my dissertation proposal on 19th C radical realism.
Richard McKeon, Kenneth Burke, Graham Harman, Quentin Meillassoux, Object-Oriented Ontology, Object-Oriented Philosophy, Speculative Realism, Linguistic Turn, Metaphysical Turn, Ecocriticism