Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spring 2014, American Literature’s Spirits, drafty syllabus

I’ve made some headway on designing a syllabus for my course American Literature’s Spirits. It’s still in its beginning stages so any/all feedback is, as always, very much appreciated. Here you go: “American Literature’s Spirits” Course Description American literature has a thing for ghosts. Think of Edgar Allan Poe’s lady ghosts and all that ghost […]

Sensing the Darkroom

It’s become pretty apparent to me that my exploration of both 19th and 20th century photographic processes is informing the way I think and write about visual culture. I’m spending hours this semester developing and printing my own film (hello 20th-century analogue photographic techniques) and I’m starting to feel like I’m theorizing with and through […]