Articles, presentations, and other writing
Handouts for library workshops and instructional sessions I've led at Swarthmore, in PDF format:
- Resources for senior thesis writers in Linguistics (instructional session for students)
- Blogging for beginners (workshop)
- Finding early English and American books online (workshop)
- Getting more out of Google (workshop)
- Tracking news and more with RSS (workshop)
- Getting started with Zotero (workshop)
Online course guides for classes at Swarthmore:
- Art History 074: Studies in the History of Photography
- English 009J: Battling Against Voldemort
- Linguistics 1
- Linguistics 50: Syntax
- Theater 021: Production Dramaturgy
"'Full character'd': Competing Forms of Memory in Shakespeare's Sonnets." In A Companion to Shakespeare's Sonnets, ed. Michael Schoenfeldt (Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2007).
"Off the Subject: Rhyme, Distraction, and Forgetfulness in Early Modern Poetic Theory." In Sites of Forgetting in Early Modern English Literature and Culture: Lethe's Legacy, ed. Christopher Ivic and Grant Williams (New York: Routledge, 2004).
I'm a contributor to @library.edu, the Swarthmore College Library newsletter. One of my pieces, "A Legacy of Books on Art " (Spring 2007 issue, 4-5; view PDF), was also featured on the main Swarthmore web page.
A couple of short essays I wrote during the CLIR fellowship:
- Reflections on libraries as physical spaces
- The joy of being a generalist: a piece I wrote for this collection
My doctoral dissertation, The Poetics of Memory in Early Modern England (University of Michigan, 2003), is available online in PDF format through Proquest Digital Dissertations.
Talks and conference papers:
"Distributed Authority Control in the Age of Web 2.0: The Case of LibraryThing." Presented at the "Questioning Authority" conference, University of Michigan, March 29, 2008. Download the talk (PDF format) and accompanying slides (PowerPoint format).
"The Evolution of a Library-Designed Course Website." Talk given at the University of Virginia Library, June 15, 2006.
Panelist for "CLIR Fellows - a different entry point to academic librarianship," roundtable at ACRL 12th national conference, Minneapolis, April 9, 2005.
"A travelogue from the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship program." Talk given at the University of Virginia Library, September 29, 2004.
"'Every red letter': Richard Crashaw's Perverse Art of Memory." Paper delivered at the 10th annual meeting of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Tampa, Florida, November 16, 2002.
Conference introduction. Delivered at the "New Formalisms and the Lyric in History" conference, University of Michigan, January 19, 2001.
"Rhyme and the Memory of It." Delivered at the "New Formalisms and the Lyric in History" conference, University of Michigan, January 19, 2001.
"Mourning, Iconophobia, and the Performance of Sorrow in The Winter's Tale." Delivered at the "On Religious Grounds: From Discipline to Disciplinarity in Medieval and Renaissance Studies" conference, University of Michigan, January 29, 2000.