History and theory of the novel: Jane Austen and Janeites; romantic period poetry; the history of collectors and collections; David Hume; the Gothic
Film History, Visual Culture, Trauma/Collective Memory Studies, Violence, Witness Literature, Childhood Studies
manuscript, print, and digital cultures; the cultural production and circulation of knowledge; palaeography and diplomatics; manuscript studies; book history; history of science; medieval and early modern collecting; history of archives and libraries.
Ms. Richelle V. Finn was born in Metairie, Louisiana. She has an Associate’s degree in General Science from Delgado Community College and graduated with Chancellor’s Honors. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate from Louisiana State University where she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology with minors in Asian Studies and Religious Studies. She received her Master of Arts in English with a concentration in Teaching from the University of New Orleans where she wrote her Master’s Thesis entitled “More Human Than Human”: Lacan’s Mirror Stage Theory and Posthumanism in Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. She is currently an Adjunct Instructor at Delgado Community College in the English Department teaching English Composition.
Victorian Literature and Culture, History of Science, History of Philosophy, Gender Studies, Queer Studies, Realism, Affect, Description, New Materialism
Transnational Americas, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, comic books, music, collection, sound studies, identity
Literacy Studies, Writing Studies, Composition, New Material Studies,Book History
I am the Librarian for Digital Collections and Scholarship at UCLA’s Digital Library Program interested in digital libraries; digital and analog approaches to bibliography, book history, and archival studies; digital scholarly editing; and translation.