AboutAimee Armande Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Humanities at the University of Kansas. She is the author of Conceived in Modernism: The Aesthetics and Politics of Birth Control (Bloomsbury 2016). She specializes in twentieth century literature, particularly transatlantic modernism, feminist theory, and reproductive justice. Her current book project examines the relationship between writing, masculinity, and reproduction.
EducationPh.D., English, Florida State University, 2014
MA, English, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, 2008
BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2004
Conceived in Modernism: The Aesthetics and Politics of Birth Control. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
-Named one of the best non-fiction books of the year by Entropy Magazine
-Reviewed in Times Literary Supplement (London) and Virginia Woolf Bulletin
Refereed Journal Articles
“Modernism, Monsters, and Margaret Sanger.” MFS Modern Fiction Studies 59.2 (2013): 440-60.
“Southern Mother, Lethal Fetus; Or How Birth Control Makes a Modernist Out of Flannery O’Connor.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 47.3 (2014): 407-30.
Refereed Book Chapters
“Writing.” Bloomsbury Companion to Feminist Theory. Ed. Robin Truth Goodman. Forthcoming.
“A Century of Reading Time: From Modernist Novels to Contemporary Comics.” Popular Modernisms: Then and Now. Ed. Scott Ortolano. Bloomsbury. In press. Anticipated Dec. 2017.
“Under the Guise of Tradition: Female Circumcision and Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Lottery.’” Making Literature Matter (Bedford St. Martin’s). Eds. John Schilb and John Clifford. 4th and 5th eds., 2008, 2012.