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Alison Lacivita to Moderate Fifteenth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, May 3 at 4 pm EDT / 1 pm PST, Alison Lacivita will moderate the MVP’s fifteenth YoU Twitter chat, focussing specifically on “Ithaca.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Alison Lacivita earned her PhD from Trinity College Dublin in 2012. Her dissertation was an ecocritical reading of Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. She currently lives in Villars-sur-Ollon, in the Swiss Alps, and will be beginning as Assistant Professor of Modern British Literature at the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall.

@alisonlacivita | alison.lacivita@gmail.com

Matthew Hayward to Moderate Eleventh YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, February 8 at 4 pm EST / 1 pm PST, Matthew Hayward will moderate the MVP’s eleventh YoU Twitter chat, focussing specifically on “Nausicaa.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Matthew Hayward is Lecturer in Literature at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji. He completed his PhD at the University of Durham with the thesis “Advertising and Dublin’s Consumer Culture in James Joyce’s Ulysses,” and is currently working on a study of Joyce’s so-called “Notes on Business and Commerce.”

email: mathew.hayward@usp.ac.fj twitter: @HaywardNausicaa

James Gifford to Moderate Tenth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, January 18th at 1 pm EST / 10 am PST, James Gifford will moderate the MVP’s tenth YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Cyclops.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

James Gifford is Assistant Professor of English at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver, where he is also Director of the University Core. His work on modernist authors has appeared in Journal of Modern Literature, Mosaic, and English Studies in Canada. He is also co-Director of the Modernist Versions Project. James has been equally active in literary studies and opera.

email: gifford@fdu.edu | twitter: @GiffordJames

James Clawson to Moderate Ninth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, December 7th at 1 pm EST / 10 am PST, James Clawson will moderate the MVP’s ninth YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Sirens.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

James Clawson is an Assistant Professor of English at Grambling State University in Louisiana. His PhD focused on transition and liminality in the works of Lawrence Durrell. Since then, he has presented and published on the interaction of politics and philosophy with twentieth century literature. His current research interests include Alasdair Gray’s Lanark and James Joyce’s Ulysess.

email: clawsonj@gram.edu | twitter: @jmclawson

Jeffrey Drouin to Moderate Eighth YoU Twitter Chat

On Friday, November 16th at 1 pm EST / 10 am PST, Jeffrey Drouin will moderate the MVP’s eighth YoU Twitter chat, focusing specifically on “Wandering Rocks.” The hashtag for the Twitter chat is #yearofulysses.

Jeffrey Drouin is an Assistant Professor of English and Associate Director of the Modernist Journals Project at The University of Tulsa. He is the author of James Joyce, Science, and Modernist Print Culture: “The Einstein of English Fiction, forthcoming with Routledge in 2013. His digital humanities work includes text visualization in periodical culture and Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu.

email: jeffrey-drouin@utulsa.edu | twitter: @jdrouin