Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Historical Shelfmarks as Sources for Institutional Provenance Research: Reconstructing the University of Virginia’s Rotunda Library,” co-authored with Neal D. Curtis and Samuel V. Lemley, forthcoming from The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 2023.

“A Documentary History of the University of Virginia’s First Library,” co-authored with Neal D. Curtis and Samuel V. Lemley, forthcoming from Studies in Bibliography, 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://muse.jhu.edu/article/715621.

Review Essays

“Strategic Imitations,” College Literature 50, no. 1 (2023): 146-53, https://doi.org/10.1353/lit.2023.0006. Review of Claudia Stokes, Old Style: Unoriginality and its Uses in Nineteenth-Century US Literature and Jennifer Putzi, Fair Copy: Relational Poetics and Antebellum American Women’s Poetry.

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.

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