Monthly Archives: December 2012

MLA Roundtable on Theorizing Periodical Studies

I’m thrilled to be chairing a roundtable discussion at MLA this year.  Organized by Matthew Phillpotts, the panel takes on the problem of theory and periodical studies.  It gathers together some of the top figures in periodical studies and is a must for anyone with an interest in periodicals, Victorian and modern print culture, or digital humanities.  Magazine Modernisms is also providing access to each of the position papers on this site in five posts following this one. Continue reading

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MLA Roundtable Paper 1: Towards a Theory of Periodical Studies

Ann Ardis’s paper.

Towards a Theory of Periodical Studies

MLA Roundtable Paper 2: Defining the Thick Journal: Periodical Codes and Common Habitus

Matthew Phillpotts’s paper.

Philpotts MLA 2013

MLA Roundtable Paper 3: The Matter with Media

James Mussell’s paper.

Mussell MLA 2013

MLA Roundtable Paper 4: Method in Periodicals Studies: Follow the Genre

Dallas Liddle’s Paper.

Liddle MLA 2013

MLA Roundtable Paper 5: Affordance and Emergence: Magazine as New Media

Sean Latham’s contribution

Latham MLA 2013

Some New Books about Modern Periodicals and an issue of Mod/mod

It’s looking like a nice couple of months for books on modernism and magazines.  Here are some titles that came out this past year or are forthcoming. Continue reading