Post45 Cluster: Ali Smith NOW!

The Museum of Art and Design currently features an exhibit on “garmenting,” described as artists “making or altering clothing for expressive purposes” to “create garments, sculpture, installation, and performance art that transform dress into a critical tool. Adopted globally as an artistic strategy, garmenting uses the language of fashion to challenge traditional divisions of form…

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Typestruck: On Women and Writing Machines

Recent publication: “Typestruck: On Women and Writing Machines” co-authored with Glenn Adamson over on the Modernism/Modernity Print Plus platform, part of the “Visualities” series annd edited by Alix Beeston: https://modernismmodernity.org/forums/posts/elkins-adamson-typestruck We argue for the gendered significance of typewriting and look closely at Stevie Smith’s Novel on Yellow Paper as a technographic text. The collaborative, dynamic…

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Publication News: PMLA

Check out my recent piece in PMLA: From the Gutter to the Gallery: Berenice Abbott Photographs Mina Loy’s Assemblages I’m a big fan of the Little Known Documents feature in this journal. In my archival piece, I detail the significance of newly discovered photographs that American photographer Berenice Abbott took in Mina Loy’s Bowery apartment.…

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Process & Praxis: Creative Pedagogies in Literary Studies, Cardiff. U

  Creative Pedagogy Workshop at Cardiff U. I recently spoke to community members at Cardiff University about creative approaches to pedagogy and how we might understand our role as teachers in the 21st c. classroom.  After an introductory lecture, I invited participants to engage in close reading of Virginia Woolf’s 1927 novel To the Lighthouse…

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Public Lecture: Cardiff U.

Public Lecture – The Exploded iPhone: ‘Homemade Tech’ in the Age of Feminist Critical Making Image Works: Research and Practice in Visual Culture at Cardiff University is pleased to present our next event combining creative and critical approaches to visual culture. Amy E. Elkins is Assistant Professor of English at Macalester College in Minnesota and…

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