Art and Scholarship Special Session at M/MLA

At the M/MLA (Midwest Modern Language Association) annual convention, November 7-10, 2013 in Milwaukee WI, we are convening a Special Session, “Bridging Art and Scholarship, in Theory and Practice,” with a discussion over papers / roundtable format.

Our lovely scholar-artist panelists are Caroline CarlsmithThe Romanticist Research Group of New York University (Veronica Goosey, Omar Miranda, and Randall Sessler), Sarah Heston, and Koala Yip.  They have produced fascinating research, and we’re looking forward to our discussion!

Be It As If I Were With You: On Saying Yes to Whitman
Caroline Carlsmith
Northwestern University, Department of Art Theory & Practice

“The more I see of the stage”: Performance, Transmission, and the Literary Scholar
The Romanticist Research Group of New York University:  Veronica Goosey, Omar F. Miranda, and Randall Sessler
New York University, Department of English

The Memoir Book Review in Theory, in Practice
Sarah Heston
University of Missouri, Department of English, Creative Nonfiction

From Watching to Reading – Theorizing a Performative Manuscript
Koala Yip
City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media / University of Wisconsin-Madison, Art Department

View the abstract for the session here

View our panelists’ paper abstracts here


The Reading Room – animated text activated when someone holds the infrared device embed, from Koala Yip’s “Current of Air”