Article: From Julie Doucet to Gabrielle Bell: Feminist Genealogies of Comics Anthologies
Book: The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place Inside Yourself

Article: From Julie Doucet to Gabrielle Bell: Feminist Genealogies of Comics Anthologies

My essay, “From Julie Doucet to Gabrielle Bell: Feminist Genealogies of Comics Anthologies,” has been published in the collection, The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place Inside Yourself (University Press of Mississippi, 2019). The volume won the 2019 CSS Prize for best edited collection!
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CSS 2018: Rewriting Women in Comics Studies
L to R: Francesca Lyn, Leah Misemer, Rachel Miller, Jenny Blenk, Margaret Galvan. Photo by Nicholas Miller.

CSS 2018: Rewriting Women in Comics Studies

For the first annual Comics Studies Society conference in 2018, I had the privilege of being in dialogue with a bunch of amazing women about how we might rethink comics history in ways that would center the experiences of women. The spark for this panel arose out of a series of exchanges on Twitter that made evident the still fraught position of women in comics studies—as Tahneer Oksman asked in a tweet: “What does it mean to be a woman writing about comics?”
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Article: ‘The Lesbian Norman Rockwell’: Alison Bechdel & Queer Grassroots Networks
American Literature 90.2, "Queer about Comics"

Article: ‘The Lesbian Norman Rockwell’: Alison Bechdel & Queer Grassroots Networks

My essay, “‘The Lesbian Norman Rockwell’: Alison Bechdel & Queer Grassroots Networks,” has been published in the “Queer about Comics” issue of American Literature 90.2 (2018). It was awarded the 2017 Crompton-Noll Essay Prize of the GLQ Caucus of the MLA, was named runner-up in the Norman Foerster Prize contest for best essay published annually in American Literature, and received an honorable mention from the Research Society for American Periodicals for their 2018-19 Article Prize. Additionally, the whole issue of the journal also won best special issue of the year from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.
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Article: Gender Theory: Femininities and Masculinities
Gender Theory: Femininities and Masculinities

Article: Gender Theory: Femininities and Masculinities

My essay, “Gender Theory: Femininities and Masculinities,” has been published in the Blackwell collection, A Companion to Literary Theory (Wiley Blackwell, 2018). This book presents a range of established and emerging fields of literary criticism and is written in an accessible manner that would appeal to undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty looking to familiarize themselves with different traditions of research.
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Pedagogy/Resource: Archival Research, Grants & Resources
QZAP: one of my favorite archives to research in.

Pedagogy/Resource: Archival Research, Grants & Resources

Note: I initially developed this resource guide for my Spring 2018 graduate seminar, “Graphic Archives,” which I taught in the English Department at the University of Florida. This course focused on “active theoretical conversations around radical archives and materials that have emerged over the past few years,” so the resources below skew heavily in that direction, prioritizing spaces of queer visual culture informed by my own archival research.
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