University of Quebec at Trois
Rivières Explore French Program, Summer
Hon. B.A. (high distinction),
English, Philosophy, German, University of
and 20th century literary modernism(s); poetry and poetics; Baudelaire
and T.S. Eliot; nihilism; Nietzsche; critical theory; theories of
space; cosmopolitanism; the modern city; literature of addiction;
Queen’s Disraeli Project, Sept. 2007-April 2009
Scholar, Vanderbilt University, W.T. Bandy Centre Fellow for Baudelaire
Modern French Studies: Sept. 2009-Dec. 2009
ENG 245F: Modern British Poetry and Drama. Sept. 2011-Dec. 2011
Good Europeans: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Immoralism in Nietzsche,
Baudelaire, Wilde”; Works in Progress; Queen’s University,
Canada; September 2006 (Graduate Colloquium)
Ethics and Aesthetics of Immoralism: Nietzsche, Baudelaire,
Wilde”; ‘Art Made
Tongue-Tied By Authority’: Expression, Suppression, and
of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; September 2007 (Conference Paper)
Burden of Selfhood: Ethics and the Logic of Narcosis”; Works in
Queen’s, University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; January 2008
Objects and Labyrinthine Pathways: The Urban Muse in De Quincey’s
Confessions”; 16th Annual
NASSR Conference: Romantic Diversity; University of Toronto, Toronto,
Canada; August 2008 (Conference Paper)
The Nothing: Nihilism in The Waste Land”;
T.S. Eliot Society Annual Meeting, Emergent Scholars Seminar; St.
USA.; September 2008 (Seminar Paper)
Civilization of Luggage’: Changing Places and Spaces in Howards
End”; Modernist Studies Association X: Modernism and Global
Media; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; November 2008
Deed is Dead: Ethics in The Waste Land”;
Louisville Conference on Culture and Literature since 1900; University
Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; February 2009 (Conference Paper).
in Miniature: Baudelaire’s ‘Philosophy of
Toys’”; The Artfulness of Play;
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; September 2009
and Nowhere: Urban Alienation and The Cosmopolitan Flaneur”;
Association XI: The Languages of Modernism; Montreal, Quebec, Canada;
2009 (Seminar Paper).
dans le mal’: Ethics in The Poet of Evil”; W.T. Bandy
Center for Baudelaire and
Modern French Studies; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee,
November 2009 (Bandy Fellow Research Presentation).
Painter of Modern Life as Painter of Manners: Locating Ethics in
Definition of Aesthetic modernité”;
Inaugural Literatures of Modernity Symposium; Ryerson University,
Ontario, Canada; March 2010 (Conference Paper).
City and ‘The Thing Itself’: The Quotidian Horror of
Post-War London, Circa
1922, in T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land”;
Interwar/International: Reading the 1920s and 1930s; New York
2011 (Conference Paper).
“The Unseen Eyebeam”:
Experience’s Self-Consuming Limits in T.S. Eliot’s
“Burnt Norton”; The
Indiscernible Graduate Conference; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; April 2011
(Conference Paper). Forthcoming.
of Theories of Modernist Poetry: T.S.
Eliot, T.E. Hulme, Ezra Pound by Rebecca Beasley (Routledge UP). Times
Present. Fall 2009. 8-10.
Review of Under
Pressure: Rescuing Our Children from the Culture of Hyper-Parenting by
Honoré (Harper One). Queen’s Pedagogy Commons. 1.1. 1-5.
The Nothing: Nihilism in The Waste Land”. The Waste Land (ed. Joe
Moffet; Kentucky: Westport, CT: Dialogue ,