Exciting news! My essay, “Dinner Table Bargains: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and the Senses of Taste,” about Jefferson, Madison, the foods they ate, and why we should care, is now available in print and online in Early American Literature 49.2. Please email me if you’d like to read the essay but don’t have a subscription to Project Muse.
I’m pleased to announce that my essay, “The Image of Absence: Archival Silence, Data Visualization, and James Hemings,’ has been published in the December 2013 issue of American Literature (85.4). You can read my essay, along with many other excellent contributions, here.
A review essay, in which I comment on the disconnect between American Studies and Digital Humanities (and suggest why this disconnect should not be so), has been published in American Quarterly 46.4. You can download it here.
My forum piece on the current and future state of the early American archive, in Early American Literature 46.3, is now available for download on Project MUSE.