Publishing & Textual Studies

Publishing and Textual Studies combines theoretical and practical examinations of how texts — print and screen-based, scholarly and creative, technical and artistic, commercial and non-profit, etc. — are authored, edited, produced, published, read, and studied in contemporary and historical contexts.

Faculty

Katherine Ellison

Katherine Ellison

Research Interests:

17th- & 18th-Century Cryptography, Intelligence Networks and Swarms, Postal Systems, and the History of Information.

Steve Halle

Steve Halle

Research Interests:

Genealogical study of poetry, Transgressive/oppositional literatures, Creative writing pedagogy and administration non-profit literary publishing

Duriel Harris

Duriel Harris

Research Interests:

Improvisation and Black Aesthetics, Memory and Trauma Studies, WOC Feminisms, Digital Technologies and the African Diaspora, 18th and 19th Century African American Literature, Oppositional/Experimental poetics.

Tara Lyons

Tara Lyons

Research Interests:

Early Modern Drama, Book History, Rare Books, Sammelbande, Digital Humanities, Gender Studies, and Theater History and Performance.

Robert McLaughlin

Robert McLaughlin

Research Interests:

Postmodern Fiction, Thomas Pynchon, World War II popular culture, American Musical Theater

Sally Parry

Sally Parry

Research Interests:

Sinclair Lewis, American Literature between World War I and World War II, World War II films, Adolescent Series Fiction.

Brian Rejack

Brian Rejack

Research Interests:

19th century British Literature, Romanticism, Food writing and gastronomy, New media studies,Print culture and book history, Gaming and Internet culture.

Kirstin Zona

Kirstin Zona

Research Interests:

20th Century American Poetry and Poetics, Creative Writing, Ethics and Ecocriticism, Feminist Poetics.