Scholarly Articles

“Strategic Imitations” (review essay), forthcoming from College Literature (Winter 2023)

“Colonial Relations in Miniature: Affective Networks, Race, and the Portrait in Victor Séjour’s ‘Le Mulâtre,’” American Literature 93, no. 2 (2021): 167-94, https://doi.org/10.1215/00029831-9003540. Awarded the 2021 Norman Foerster Prize from American Literature.

“Companion,” New Literary History 50, no. 3 (2019): 487-91, https://muse.jhu.edu/article/740087.

“Revolutions of Taste: Mon Odyssée and the Aesthetic Inheritance of Saint-Domingue,” American Literary History 31, no. 1 (2019): 1-23, https://doi.org/10.1093/alh/ajy042.

Public Writing

“Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Media Theorist,” Commonplace: the journal of early American life, December 2021, http://commonplace.online/article/frances-ellen-watkins-harper-media-theorist/.

“Plantation Gothic: The first published short story by an African American author and its Louisiana roots,” 64 Parishes, the magazine of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (Summer 2021), https://64parishes.org/plantation-gothic.

“A Radical Pocket Book: A miniature Emancipation Proclamation helped to recruit Black soldiers during the Civil War,” History Today 71, no. 4 (April 2021), https://www.historytoday.com/archive/history-matters/radical-pocket-book.

Just For Fun

Ms. Printer’s Devil, an occasional newsletter that examines printing history through a feminist lens.