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the long eighteenth-century, the novel, feminist theory, prostitute narratives, modernism, comics, gossip
MA, English Literature, San Francisco State University, 2013
- Thesis: "What Price Virtue? Coding Women's Value in the Eighteenth-Century Novel"
BA, English & French and Francophone Studies, Earlham College, 2005
Instructor, UWP 1: Expository Writing. Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Spring 2017
TA, ENL 186: Literature, Gender, and Sexuality. Spring 2016
TA, ENL 133: 19th Century British Literature. Winter 2015
TA, ENL 44: Jane Austen & Popular Culture. Fall 2015
San Francisco State University
TA, 18th- and 19th-Century Literature in English. Spring 2012 & Spring 2013.
English as a Second Langauge
Instructor for adult learners and teens in San Francisco, CA; Belgrade, Serbia; Ljubljana, Slovenia; and Orthez, France. 2005–2013.
Selected Conference Presentations
“Women on Display in the Papers: Prostitute Narratives and Charlotte Lennox’s The Lady’s Museum” | American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies | Minneapolis, MN | Mar. 2017
Chair & Organizer for Gender and Commodification panel | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference | Portland, OR | Nov. 2015
“Getting Graphic: Sex Work, Comics, and Coalitions of Genre” | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference| Portland, OR | Nov. 2015
“Sleeping Her Way to the Top: The Menace of the Female Sexual Predator in Early American Cinema” | Humanities Education and Research Association Annual Conference | San Francisco, CA | Apr. 2015
“Just Who Is Moving that Invisible Hand? Virtue Production and Commodification in Transatlantic Nineteenth-Century Mysteries” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference| Riverside, CA | Nov. 2014
“‘A Traffic in More Precious Commodities’: Prostitution and Women’s Value in Eighteenth-Century Britain” | Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference| San Diego, CA | Nov. 2013
“Working Words, Working Women: Gendered Occupation in Rebecca West’s There Is No Conversation” | International Rebecca West Society Conference | New York, NY | Sept. 2013
“What is Pamela Selling? The Nature of Virtue as Commodity in the Eighteenth Century” | College English Association Annual Conference | Savannah, GA | Apr. 2013