Visiting Scholar . Office: 14N-407 . PBX: 617-253-3581 . Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Victorian literature, culture, and media; digital humanities; technology and the liberal arts
Alison Byerly's personal homepage http://blogs.middlebury.edu/alisonbyerly/
Are We There Yet? Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism. Forthcoming from University of Michigan Press, 2012. http://goo.gl/7FTTR
Realism, Representation, and the Arts in Nineteenth-Century Literature. Cambridge University Press, 1997. Paperback reissue, 2006. http://www.amazon.com/Realism-Representation-Nineteenth-Century-Literature-Cambridge/dp/0521025346
"Everything Old is New Again: The Digital Past and the Humanistic Future." Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference, Seattle, January 2012.
"Evaluating Digital Scholarship." Presentation at Modern Language Association (MLA) Pre-Convention Workshop, Seattle, January 2012. http://wiki.mla.org/index.php/WORKSHOP_2012
"Performing Presence: Victorian Media and the Attenuation of the Self." North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) Conference, November 2011.
"Humanities in the Digital Age." Panel discussion with Steven Pinker and David Thorburn. MIT, October 20, 2010. http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/16703-humanities-in-the-digital-age
"What Not to Save: The Future of Ephemera." Media in Transition (MiT) 6 Conference, MIT, April 2009 http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/mit6/papers/Byerly.pdf
"Technologies of Travel in the Victorian Novel," Oxford Handbook to Victorian Literature, ed. Lisa Rodensky (Oxford UP, forthcoming)
"'A Prodigious Map Beneath His Feet': Virtual Travel and the Panoramic Perspective," Nineteenth-Century Contexts Vol. 29, Numbers 2-3 (June/September 2007): 151-69. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08905490701584643
"Rivers, Journeys, and the Construction of Place in Nineteenth-Century English Literature," in Steven Rosendale, ed., The Greening of Literary Scholarship: Literature, Theory, and the Environment. (Iowa University Press, 2002): 77-94.
"The Uses of Landscape: The Picturesque Aesthetic and the National Park System," in The Ecocriticism Reader: Landmarks in Literary Ecology, ed. Harold Fromm and Cheryll Glotfelty. (University of Georgia Press, 1996). http://goo.gl/CgJSV
"'The Masquerade of Existence': Thackeray's Theatricality," Dickens Studies Annual 23: (1994): 259-86.
"'The Language of the Soul': George Eliot and Music," Nineteenth-Century Literature, June 1989: 1-17. http://www.jstor.org/pss/3045104