On the Evolution of Literary Culture – Jim Collins’ “Bring on the Books for Everybody”

One of the greatest challenges throughout my years engaged in graduate study has been the struggle to validate my field. Validation certainly is a problem in the humanities, especially with the advent and reign of STEM fields and areas. However, even within the field of English, I am constantly met with ridicule, or sometimes scorn, … Continue reading On the Evolution of Literary Culture – Jim Collins’ “Bring on the Books for Everybody”

Research in Progress: Spring 2013

This semester, I am working on a series of very exciting projects relating mostly to gender and queerness as represented within the literary landscape. I just wanted to share my (tentative) goals and expectations for these projects in order to give you  sense of what I've been up to these past few months. If you … Continue reading Research in Progress: Spring 2013