Since August 2022, I have continued working at USC as the Associate Director of the Levan Institute for the Humanities and a Program Coordinator for the Society of Fellows in the Humanities. Meanwhile, I continue to work as a freelance writer and editor.
I suppose I should mention that I defended my PhD dissertation in May, with my degree to be conferred July 2022.
In advance of print publication, my article on the career of Myrna Loy (and the changing definition of “the perfect wife”) is available online for Celebrity Studies. Link.
I received a research grant from the Hagley Library in 2019 to visit their collections (and incredible location!). You can read about some of the materials I found in the collections in a March 2021 post I wrote for their research blog here. They include a Jacquard-woven image of Independence Hall and some anecdotal evidence […]
As part of the Mellon Humanities in a Digital World program at USC, I participated in two summer workshops on digital remix taught by Virginia Kuhn. The following two video essays (using the term loosely, perhaps) were completed during the course of a couple days as part of the course. One, Nora Charles Goes to […]
In 2017, I published an essay for an online magazine called Keep it Dirty. That essay, titled “Bird Droppings: Necropastoral Futurity in Hitchcock’s The Birds,” is available (for free) here.
In Fall 2016, I designed a browser app which I facetiously — and too arcanely — titled DidaSkal after the term didaskalia (archaically, anything not spoken in a playtext). Essentially, the app allows the playwright to search-and-replace any select phrase for an HTML tag. In other words, one can designate the phrase “make this sentence […]