A Pale Flare over Marshes

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Publications

Work in Progress

Seven Types of Ordinary [Book Manuscript] · Mishima’s Embodiment: Bodybuilding as Autofiction and Autotheory” [Journal Article]

Books

Antipodean China. Giramondo Publishing, February 2021.

Articles and Book Chapters

In Memoriam: Lawrence Rainey.” Make it New: The Ezra Pound Society Magazine [Forthcoming] · Mētis in Modern Life.” James Joyce Quarterly [Forthcoming] · James Merrill’s Sprezzatura.” The Cambridge Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 3 (September 2021): 219-41. · Conceiving Otherness.” Sydney Review of Books December, 2020. · ’The Idea of a Colony’: Eliot and Stevens in Australia.” Wallace Stevens Journal Vol. 42, No. 1 (Spring 2018): 77–98. · ‘In the Metaphysical Streets of the Physical Town’: Place and the Ordinary in Stevens’s An Ordinary Evening in New Haven.’” Modern Philology Vol. 114, No. 3 (February 2017): 747–771. · ‘Of What Disaster is This the Imminence’: The Auroras of Autumn’ and the Christian Apocalypse,” Modernism, Christianity and Apocalypse, ed. Erik Tonning (Leiden: Brill, 2014): 301–320. · What’s So Ordinary about Stevens’ The Ordinary Women’?” Wallace Stevens Journal Vol. 36, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 9–22. · Arnold Bennett and the Making of Sweeney Agonistes,” Notes and Queries Vol. 58, No. 1 (March 2011): 106–110.

Exhibition Catalogues

Samuel Beckett: A Life in Photographs, York: University of York Creative Technology Centre, 2011. Film.

Interviews, Reviews and Other Shorter Pieces

Review of George Packer, Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century in Australian Book Review Online*, 2019. Review of Stephen Pinker, Enlightenment Now in Australian Book Review, No. 402, June-July 2018. · Review of Stephanie Burt, The Poem is You: 60 Contemporary American Poets and How to Read Them in Australian Book Review, No. 391, May 2017. · Review of Lee Konstantinou, Cool Characters: Irony and American Fiction in The Times Literary Supplement, March 20, 2017. · Review of Frank Trentmann, Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers in Australian Book Review, No. 388, January–February 2017. · Review of T. S. Eliot, The Poems of T. S. Eliot, Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue, eds., in Australian Book Review, No. 380, April 2016: 24–6. · Review of Langdon Hammer, James Merrill: Life and Art, in Modernism/modernity Vol. 22, No. 4 (September 2015): 251–3. · Review of Melba Cuddy-Keane, Adam Hammond and Alexandra Peat, Modernism: Keywords, in The Times Literary Supplement, February 27, 2015: 27. · Review of Jeremy Braddock, Collecting as Modernist Practice and Eric White, Transatlantic Avant-Gardes: Little Magazines and Localist Modernism, in Wallace Stevens Journal Vol. 39, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 123–27. · Review of Liesl Olson, Modernism and the Ordinary, in Modernism/modernity Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2012): 387–89 · An Interview with J. M. Coetzee,” with Lawrence Rainey and David Atwell, Modernism/modernity Vol. 18, No. 4 (November 2011): 847–855.

Conference and Lecture Programme Organisation

2013 — 2014: Organizer, Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian: Lecture series and International conference, University of York, Humanities Research Centre. · 2012 — 2013: Co-organizer, Strange Bedfellows: Creativity and Analysis in an Age of Austerity: Lecture Series, hosted blog, and public outreach project, University of York, Humanities Research Centre. · 2011: Co-organizer, Samuel Beckett: Out of the Archive” Conference, University of York, June 2011.

Selected Papers Presented

Has Critique Run Out of Steam, or Have We Barely Even Tried It?” Situations of Theory Flinders University and University of Adelaide, October 2021. · A Literature of Embodiment,” Faculty Seminar, University of Adelaide, May 2018. · James Merrill’s Poetics of Sprezzatura,” Faculty Seminar, University of Adelaide, December 2017. · Three Poets and Two Types of Ordinary,” in Yeats, Stevens, Eliot: Re-triangulating the Transatlantic Canon” MLA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, January 2017. · ‘Of What Disaster is This the Imminence’: The Auroras of Autumn’ and the Christian Apocalypse.” Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the post-1945 Environment, University of York, March 2013. · ‘The Auroras of Autumn’ and the Christian Apocalypse,” Modernism, Christianity, and Apocalypse, University of Bergen, Norway, July 2012. · ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’: Modernism, Modernity, and Repetition,” Critical Questions, University of York, Autumn Term 2011. · Place in An Ordinary Evening in New Haven,’” Postgraduate Forum, University of York Centre for Modern Studies, November 2011. · The Everyday Life of J. Alfred Prufrock,” T. S. Eliot Society Annual Conference, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, July 2011.

Funding

2015 — 2016: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, Huntington Library, San Marino, California · 2012 — 2014: Ordinary/Everyday/Quotidian University of York Centre for Modern Studies Research Stream · 2012: Strange Bedfellows: Creativity and Analysis in an Age of Austerity University of York Humanities Research Centre Postgraduate Project Grant · 2009 — 2012: Modernism/modernity Holbeck Studentship, University of York · 2011: Gavron Trust Studentship, University of York

Prizes

2012: Honourable Mention in the British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize for What’s So Ordinary about Stevens’ The Ordinary Women’?” Wallace Stevens Journal Vol. 36, No. 1 (Spring 2012): 9-22. · 2008: Vera May Swift Award for Honours English, University of Adelaide · 2007: Vera May Swift Award for English, University of Adelaide · 2006: The Barony of Ithaka Prize for Greek Cultural Studies, University of Adelaide

Teaching Experience

July 2016 — present: Convenor and Tutor, Department of English and Creative Writing, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide: Literature and Society in Victorian Britain,” The Question of Postmodernism,” Landmarks in Literature,” Ways of Reading” · March 2015 — August 2016: Tutor, American and British Literature, School of English for Specific Purposes, Beijing Foreign Studies University · October 2012 — September 2013: Academic Writing Tutor, York Management School, University of York. · October 2010 — September 2013: Tutor, Department of English and Related Literature, University of York: Critical Questions,” British and Irish Literature, 1910 to the present,” American Literature, 1910 to the Present.”

Professional Positions

July 2016 — present: Convenor and Tutor, Department of English and Creative Writing, School of Humanities, University of Adelaide · March 2015 — July 2016: Foreign Expert (British and American Literature), School of English, Beijing Foreign Studies University · October 2014 — February 2015: Research Assistant, Department of Classics, University of Adelaide: Ancient Self-Censorship,” Australian Research Council funded project, lead researcher Prof. Han Baltussen. · February 2014 — September 2014: Research Associate, Centre for Modern Studies, University of York · October 2010 — September 2012: Managing Editor, Modernism/modernity · October 2009 — September 2010: Book Reviews Editor, Modernism/modernity · March 2009 — September 2009: Research Assistant, Department of English, University of Adelaide: Complete Poems of William Barnes: A Critical Edition, Australian Research Council funded project, lead researcher Prof. Tom Burton. · January 2008 — September 2009: Research Assistant, Department of Classics, University of Adelaide: Ancient Consolation and Psychotherapy,” Australian Research Council funded project, lead researcher Prof. Han Baltussen.

Education

October 2009 — December 2013: Doctor of Philosophy, Department of English and Related Literature, University of York. Conferred 16 July, 2014. · March 2008 — December 2008: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English, University of Adelaide, First Class. · March 2004 — December 2007: Bachelor of Arts, English and Philosophy, University of Adelaide. · March 2005 — December 2007: Diploma in Languages, French, University of Adelaide

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