About

Melanie Walsh is a PhD candidate in 20th- and 21st-century American literature at Washington University in St. Louis. She is working on a dissertation that follows postwar American literature as it’s been recirculated by networks of readers in the 21st century, tentatively titled Postwar Redux.

Education

Ph.D. candidate, American Literature, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013 – Present

BA, English, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013, summa cum laude

Projects

Tweets of a Native Sonhttp://www.TweetsofaNativeSon.com, a website featuring interactive data visualizations about James Baldwin’s digital afterlives

 

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

“Between Readers: A Short Methodological History of Networked Reading,” MLA Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, upcoming January 2019

Memberships

MLA, ASA, ACH, CSDH/SCHN

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