Education

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
PhD. Aug. 2015.

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
M.A. 2009 French Literature and Language
B.A. 2004 Political philosophy, major

Other Publications

Accepted Pending Revisions: “Embodying History for Social Change in Jules Michelet’s Le Peuple.Nineteenth-Century French Studies. 2018.

Forthcoming: “Review: Balzac Literary Sociologist by Allan Pasco.” Symposium: a Quarterly Journal of Modern Literatures. 2018

Translation of Catherine Nesci, “Introduction” to Mystères de Paris et Mystères urbains américains. Du récit des bas-fonds au film noir et au « Steampunk » (1840-2015). Medias19.org.  Full Text

“Review: Jenny l’ouvrière: drame en cinq actes by Adrien Decourcelle and Jules Barbier. Edited by Janice Best and Nicole Corbett.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 46.1-2 (2017). Full Text

“Charles Testut and Les Mystères de la Nouvelle-Orléans: Journalism in Exile.” Les Mystères Urbains au XIXe Siècle: Circulations Transferts Appropriations. Eds. Dominique Kalifa and Marie-Ève Thérenty. 24 Feb. 2015. Full Text

“Charles Testut, «Les Mystères de la Nouvelle-Orléans», Commenté par Rebecca Powers.” Medias19. Anthologies, Les Mystères Urbains: Etats-Unis. 19 Feb. 2015. Full Text

L’Education Sentimentale: Passivity and Violence.” Narrative is the Essence of History:Essays on the Historical Novel. Ed. John Cameron. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2012.19-30.

“Review: Splendeurs et misères de la grisette by Alain Lescart.” MLN Modern Language Notes 126.4 (2011): 922-925.

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

July 2018 (Coventry, UK) “Balzac and the Panorama of Labor in 1830s Paris” at Society for the Study of French History 2018 Annual Conference. Conference Program

 

Memberships

▪ Society of Dix-Neuviémistes (SDN), member
▪ Nineteenth Century French Studies (NCFS), member
▪ Societé des Études Romantiques et Dix-neuviémistes (SERD), member
▪ Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS), member

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