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How to Collaborate with your Students

Classroom collaboration usually means co-teaching with an instructor, or working closely with another professional such as a librarian, archivist, or technology developer. Years ago I was deeply influenced by Shoshana Felman’s discussion of classroom dynamics in Jacques Lacan and the Adventure of Insight (1987). More recently I’ve been thinking of the benefits of treating students […]

Measuring popularity

Tomorrow, 4 October 2013, is National Poetry Day in the UK. This is the beautiful, lyrical, and arresting animation made by Leo Crane to celebrate the 2013 theme of water:   Water, Water: National Poetry Day 2013 from Leo Crane on Vimeo. While there are many festivities planned (see here), what most struck me in […]

Victorian Periodical Poetry anthology?

We have some summer plans at VPN to move forward with the next phase of the database. We are finalizing out dataset, thanks to the hard work of RAs and a work study, and ready to work with the sample of Victorian periodical poetry we have indexed and curated. Caley Ehnes and I are choosing […]

Mary MacLeod and the Poetry of Religious Surrender

During my work as a research assistant for the Victorian Poetry Network, I came across the poetry of Mary MacLeod in Atalanta, a monthly magazine for middle-class young women published in London from October 1887 until September 1898.  Though Mary MacLeod wrote prolifically in the magazine between 1887 and 1893, she and her poetry have […]