Brian Rejack

Assistant Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 110Sec 1 English Lit & Contex
  • ENG 400Sec 2 Independent Study
  • ENG 499Sec 3 Masters Thesis
  • ENG 599Sec 2 Rsch & Dissertation
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Romanticism; media studies; video games; book history; aesthetics.
  • Ph D - 2009
  • Vanderbilt University
  • MA - 2005
  • Vanderbilt University
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • “Imagining the Internet Through the Romantics.” Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons. Special Issue, “Romantic Education: Romantic Pedagogies and New Approaches to Teaching Romanticism.” Forthcoming, 2016.

    “An Object-Oriented Ontology of Media Through Don Juan.” Romantic Circles Praxis. Special Issue, “Multi-Media Romanticisms.” Forthcoming, 2016.

    “Daniel Lambert’s Figure: Embodying Romantic Periodical Texts.” Nineteenth Century Contexts 38.1 (2016): 23–35.

    “Blackwood’s Magazine and the ‘Schooling’ of Taste.” European Romantic Review 24.6 (2013): 723–742.

    “Nothings of the Day: The Velocipede, the Dandy, and the Cockney.” Romanticism 19.3 (2013): 291–309.

    Co-authored with Mark Schoenfield. “Popular Magazines, Popular Culture: Gradations of Celebrity in the Romantic Period.” Literature Compass 7 (2010): 626–638.

    “Toward a Virtual Reenactment of History: Video Games and the Recreation of the Past.” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice 11.3 (2007): 411–425.

  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Selected Conference Papers

    “Keats's Joy in the Time of Photography,”  British Association of Romantic Studies, Cardiff, UK, July 17, 2015.

    “Written on a Blank Space: Keats’s Posthumous Inscriptions,”  Modern Language Association Convention, Vancouver, BC, January 10, 2015.

    “Gustatory Hallucination and the Reading of Romantic Cookery Books,” International Conference on Romanticism, Minneapolis, MN, September 27, 2014.

    “Keats Among the Private Press Printers,” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Washington, DC, July 12, 2014.

    “Toward an Object-Oriented Book History through Don Juan,” Modern Language Association Convention, Chicago, IL, January 11, 2014.

    “The Blakean Method of Britten’s Songs and Proverbs of William Blake,” Benjamin Britten at 100: An American Centenary Symposium, Normal, IL, October 25, 2013.

    “Keats’s Moving Poetry,” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Boston, MA, August 9, 2013.

     “The Private Press Movement and the Material Romantic Book,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Madison, WI, September 30, 2012.

    “Daniel Lambert, Celebrity and Satire: Romanticism through the Magazines,” International Conference on Romanticism, Montreal, QC, November 4, 2011.

    “Imagining the Internet through the Romantics,” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Park City, UT, August 11, 2011.

     “Romantic Periodicals and the ‘Schooling of Taste,’ Modern Language Association Convention, Los Angeles, CA, January 8, 2011.

    “Keats’s Northern Tour and Gustatory Woes,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 6, 2010.

  • FUNDED GRANTS