Historical Corporealities

In exactly one week (ONE WEEK!), I will be presenting at the Center for Early Cultures at the University of California, Irvine’s graduate student conference, Historical Corporealities. I cannot wait! And, as of today, it’s even more real: there’s a poster with my name on it! Take a look: Can’t make it? No problem! I’llContinue reading “Historical Corporealities”

Upcoming Presentation: Historical Corporealities

Surprise! Today has been an exciting day, mostly because of some great news I received: I will be presenting at University of California, Irvine’s Center for Early Cultures 2020 Graduate Student Conference, “Historical Corporealities” on January 30. I’ll be talking about autofiction in Margaret Cavendish’s The Blazing World and biofiction in Danielle Dutton’s Margaret theContinue reading “Upcoming Presentation: Historical Corporealities”

Upcoming Appearance: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 41st Annual Conference

Happy Holidays, all! I come bearing exciting news. This February, I will be attending and presenting at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 41st Annual Conference, and I couldn’t be more excited. On February 21st, I will be on a panel in the Esotericism and Occultism area entitled “Esotericism, Magic, and Occultism on Television,” where IContinue reading “Upcoming Appearance: Southwest Popular/American Culture Association 41st Annual Conference”

Case File #3689

I have always been drawn to tales of horror and mystery. I watched every Halloween movie on Disney Channel and Cartoon Network each year as a child. I implored my grandma to tell me ghost stories as we sat on the swing outside at twilight. In fifth grade, I read “The Tell-Tale Heart” for funContinue reading “Case File #3689”

“The Great Work Begins”: The Reception and Relevance of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America in a Millennial World

“The gospel of Angels in America is not to change the world, but to change the people in it; this is where “The Great Work Begins” and where the text reaches beyond the generation of its origin and into present and future generations (Kushner 290).” Although there is much I could say about the criticalContinue reading ““The Great Work Begins”: The Reception and Relevance of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America in a Millennial World”

Upcoming Publication: “Case File #3689”

I am so pleased to announce that “Case File #3689”–a piece of ergodic fiction that combines emails, internet history, and an FBI agent’s report–has been selected for publication by Vice-Versa, a University of Hawai’i ezine. The piece will be published in the 2019 issue, themed “Otherworld/Underworld,” and can be expected this September.