• Sydney Lane, Dreams of a Therapeutic Planet: (Dis)entangling Narratives of Post-Human Care in Anglo-American Speculative Literature


  • Dana “Chip” Badley III, The Practiced Eye: Painting and Queer Personhood in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Giorgina Samira Paiella, Feeling Machines: Affect, Automation, and Machinic Assemblages of the Self


  • Dalia Bolotnikov Mazur, At Home in Pieces: Forms of Fragmentation in Caribbean and Jewish Diasporic Literatures
  • Phillip James Martinez Cortes, Melancholic Satires: Forms of Embodied Critique in the Eighteenth Century
  • Baron Wolfgang Haber, Queer Routes: The Eco-Aesthetics of Metamorphosis in Twentieth-Century Anglophone Fiction
  • Tyler Shoemaker, Literalism: Reading Machines Reading


  • Elizabeth Floyd, Bourgeois Like Me: Architecture, Literature, and the Making of the Middle Class in Post-War London


  • Rebecca Christine Chenoweth, Memory on the Periphery of War: The Life Writing and Uncertainty of Peripheral Witnesses in British Literature of World Wars I and II
  • Jonathan James Forbes, Feeling Bureaucratic: Political Poetry, Affective Rhetoric, and Parliamentary Process in Late Medieval England
  • Colton Scott Saylor, Unsettling Racial Capitalism: Horror in African American and Native American Fiction



  • Elizabeth C. Allen, Generosity and Belonging in Post-colonial Ireland and South Africa
  • Shay M. Hopkins, Making Local: The Politics of Place in Anglo-Norman Hagiography
  • Rachel Louise Levinson-Emley, The Wound That Makes Whole: Bleeding and Intersubjectivity in Middle English Romance
  • Nicholas F. Pici, Narrative (K)nots / Symbolic Seduction: Toward a Biopoetics of Second-Order Symbolism in the Storytelling Arts
  • Elizabeth Shayne, iTouch: Understanding the Role of Emotions in the Design and Reading of Digital Books


  • Geoffrey Kyle Bucy, Railroad Poetics: Infrastructure, Stories, Worldmaking
  • Leah Meagan Fry, Secrets of the Bush: Abortion in Caribbean Women’s Literary Imagination


  • Sheena Berwick, Writing Beauty: Ruskin’s Vision of Neural Imagination in the Works of Hawthorne and Eliot
  • Andrew Kalaidjian, Places of Rest: Modernism and Environmental Recovery
  • Paul Megna, Emotional Ethics in Middle English Literature
  • Alison Rose Reed, Traumatic Utopias: Staging Power and Justice in Black and Latin@ Queer Performance


  • Can Aksoy, Extreme Businessmen: Representations of Contemporary Corporate Life
  • Shannon Meyer, From Tower to Bower: Constructions of Gender, Class, and Architecture in Middle English Literature