Work in Progress

“What’s Good for the DH Scholar is Good for the Undergraduate Student.” A New Companion to Digital Humanities. Eds. Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemans, and John Unsworth. Wiley-Blackwell. Under contract; due for publication in 2015.

“Marking the Body, Marking the Text: David Greetham’s “Archive Fever.” Textual Cultures (due in 2015)

Monograph: “Forget Me Not! The ‘Unmasculine & UnBawdy Age’ of British Literary Annuals,” a literary and cultural history of early British literary annuals. Under contract with Ohio University Press & due for publication Spring 2015.

Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: A Reader and Toolkit. Eds. Katherine D. Harris, Jentery Sayers, Rebecca Frost Davis, Matthew K. Gold. A collaborative database of teaching materials.

“Bestsellers? British and American Gift Books and Annuals 1820-1850.” Yearbook of English Studies. Modern Humanities Research Association. (scheduled publication 2015)

Digital Archive/Authorship

Forget Me Not: A Hypertextual Archive of Ackermann’s Nineteenth-Century Literary Annual.” (A scholarly edition & “legacy” digital project) Listed in MLA International Bibliography. Metadata incorporated into The Poetess Archive Database. Gen. Ed. Laura Mandell. Dec. 2005-2013


The Forgotten Gothic: Short Stories from British Literary Annuals 1823-1831, a print edition of 19th -century gothic short stories; includes a critical introduction on the impact of 1820s British literary annual and Gothicism & relevant appendices.  Zittaw Press, 2012.

Articles, Book Chapters & Encyclopedia Entries

[Faculty Mentor] “BeardStair: A Student-Run Digital Humanities Project History, Fall 2011 to May 16, 2013.” Journal of Digital Humanities 4 (2013).

Encyclopedia Essay Entry: “[Digital] Archive” (1000 words). Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media & Textuality. Johns Hopkins University Press. Invited by editor, Prof. Lori Emerson. (March 2014)

Play, Collaborate, Break, Build, Share: ‘Screwing Around’ in Digital Pedagogy.” 3:3 (Fall 2013) Polymath Special Edition on “Doing Digital Pedagogy at a Non-R1” (invited by editor)

Explaining Digital Humanities in Promotion Documents.” Journal of Digital Humanities 1:4 (Fall 2012). [revised from blog post on triproftri]

“TechnoRomanticism: Creating Digital Editions in an Undergraduate Classroom.” Journal of Victorian Culture 16:1 (2011 April): 107-112. Invited by journal editor, James Mussell.

Encyclopedia Essay Entries: “Literary annual” (3000 words) and “Rudolph Ackermann” (3000 words) entries. The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature. Eds. Frederick Burwick, Nancy M. Goslee and Diane Long Hoeveler. Blackwell Publishers, 2012.

A. Bristow and The Maniac: A Bio-Critical Essay. Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Ed. Stephen Behrendt (funded by ACLS Fellowship). Alexander Street Press, 2009. Online Database (subscription).

Borrowing, Altering and Perfecting the Literary Annual Form – or What It is Not: Emblems, Almanacs, Pocket-books, Albums, Scrapbooks and Gifts Books.” The Poetess Archive Journal 1.1 (2007)

“Feminizing the Textual Body: Women and their Literary Annuals in Nineteenth-Century Britain.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 99.4 (Dec. 2005): 573-622.

Public Scholarship

Twitter @triproftri (daily public microblogging with students and colleagues in an international forum)

FairMatter. Bi-Monthly Blog posts for Norton Publishers, (2012-2013):  “Madwomen in the Archive” (April 3, 2012); “Poetic Dissonance” (April 24, 2012); “Screwing Around with Poetry” (May 15, 2012); “Digital Dickens” (June 12, 2012); “Reading Experiences in a Modern World” (June 26, 2012); “Jane Eyre Texts” (July 16, 2012); “Playing Literature: Gaming in the Classroom” (August 28, 2012); “Giving Students the Keys: Digital Projects” (September 18, 2012); “Old Fashioned Visualizations of A Clockwork Orange” (October 9, 2012); “TechnoZombies Decipher Humanity?” (October 30, 2012); “Sacrilege to the Book” (November 27, 2012); “Wrapping Up the Semester with a Little Game Play” (December 18, 2012); Students at the Core of Digital Humanities (February 25, 2013); “MOOC Me” (March 19, 2013); “Feminism in Fashion Again?” (April 16, 2013); “Beardstair” (June 18, 2013); “Reading Machines” (July 9, 2013); “Remaking the Western Canon” (Aug 20, 2013); “Udacity & Hybrid Courses: A Report from the Inside at SJSU” (Sept 17, 2013); “Recitations and Unheard Melodies” (Oct 15, 2013); “Celebrating Whimsey, Frogs, and Literary Adventure” (Nov 18, 2013); “Final Countdown” (Dec 19, 2013)

Triproftri Research Blog. In the interest of being a public intellectual, this blog hosts my conference papers, slideshows, grant proposals, book projects, reviewers’ comments, calls for papers, position papers, and article drafts on a variety of topics. Evidence of the blog’s impact can be seen in the pingbacks, mentions, and selection as Editor’s Choice for DHNow appended at the conclusion or updated on the post itself. (March 2010-present)

Teaching Romanticism: An RC Pedagogies Blog. Ed. Kate Singer (Sept 2010-present)

Day of Katherine D. Harris.” Day in the Life Digital Humanities Project. Ed. Geoffrey Rockwell. University of Alberta. March 2009, March 2010, March 2011, and March 2012.

THATCamp Bay Area (Oct 2010): several posts on the efficacy of technology in the undergraduate classroom (digital pedagogy) & reflection on THATCampBayArea

Academic Outreach & Knowledge Mobilization

Open Access Task Force Policies for Academic Senate Wiki, Academic Senate Appointment, SJSU (2008-2010)

Project Bamboo Planning Wiki, Mellon Foundation-supported international project (2007-2010)

Technology and the Classroom Wiki, Digital Pedagogy across Disciplines wiki, SJSU (2009-2011)

Teaching & Learning Book History, Special Interest Group, SHARP (password protected)

Essays in Collections

Fantasies of Containment: Digitally Archiving a Nineteenth-Century British Literary Annual (the Forget-Me-Not) as a Textual Moment.”  The New Information Order and the Future of the Archive, March 2002 Conference Proceedings. Ed. John Frow. Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities: U. of Edinburgh, 2002.

Book Reviews

Review of Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing: The Illustrated Gift Book and Victorian Visual Culture 1855-1875 by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Textual Cultures 7:1 (2012 Spring).

Review Article of The Scholar’s Art: Literary Studies in a Managed World by Jerome McGann, University of Chicago Press, 2006. Style (Winter 2007): 451-57.

“Masculinity and Femininity Unbound: Revising Gender Studies (Again) in British Romanticism.” Review of Borderlines: The Shiftings of Gender in British Romanticism by Susan Wolfson, Stanford UP, 2006. Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies 3.1 (Spring 2007).

Newsletters & Other Writings

British Literature Survey Syllabus. Online Resources accompanying Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary. Eds. N. Katherine Hayles, Chris Mott & Jacob Burch. U Notre Dame P, 2008.

Infusing Bibliography and Book History with Hyper-Textuality: A Course for Undergraduates” in Supplement to Teaching Bibliography and Book History. Ed. Ann Hawkins. (July 2006)

“Outside the Canon: Inside the BWWC.” Writing Women: A Newsletter for the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers 8:1 (Spring 2007): 1-2.

“Creating Writing Intensive Courses: A Writing Fellow’s Guidebook,” Hostos Community College CUNY (May 2002).

Contributing Editor and Graphic Editor, Making Meaning, Making Sense: A Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum, Hostos Community College CUNY. Ed. Professor Linda Hirsch (Sept. 2001).

Editorial Work*

E-Resources Review Editor, SHARP News, a quarterly, print newsletter for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing. July 2008- October 2013.

*included here to bring attention to editing as a scholarly function, not a service