About20th Century Literature, Modernist Studies, Fairy Tale and Myth, Mystery and Detective Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Cinema Studies, Museum Studies
Binghamton University (2011)
Comparative Literature, Literary Modernism
Dissertation Title: Fairy Tales, Modernisms, and Grotesqueries: The Art of Virginia Woolf, Djuna Barnes, and Ingeborg Bachmann.
Graduate Certificate in Feminist Theory: Department of Women’s Studies
Graduate Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies: LACAS
Johns Hopkins University
Museum Studies and Non-Profit Management
Binghamton University (2006)
California State University, Long Beach (2003)
Comparative Literature and Classics
(Under Advance Contract) Fairy Tales, Memory, and the Modernist Imagination: Djuna Barnes, Hans Bellmer, Leonora Carrington, and Ingeborg Bachmann
. Northwestern University Press: Cultural Expressions of WWII
2011 10 Steps in Writing the Research Paper – 7th edition
. Co-author Peter Markman. Barrons: New York, 2011.
(In Press) “The Anagrams of Hans Bellmer.” Theorizing the Fantastic in Twentieth-Century Art
. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge.
“Beyond the Mask: The Fantastic in Latin America.” Visions of the Fantastic
. Xipe Projects and Indie Printing. Los Angeles: 2012. pp. 2. (Exhibition Catalogue).
“Performance, Today.” Danzas y Mascaras: The Masked Dance Tradition of Mexico and Guatemala
. Xipe Projects and Indie Printing. Los Angeles: 2012. pp.47. (Exhibition Catalogue).
“Kandinsky’s ‘On the Problem of Form (1912)’ and the Fiction of Virginia Woolf.” Virginia Woolf Miscellany
. No. 80. Southern Connecticut State University (2011).
“Seeking the Ancient Spirit in Modern Art: A Comparative Consideration of Wassily Kandinsky, Jane Harrison, and Virginia Woolf.” genre: Ancient and Modern Narrative
(Under Contract) Theorizing the Fantastic in Twentieth-Century Art
. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, 2019. Book Editor.
2014 Trespassing Memory
. Special Issue of Trespassing Journal: An Online Journal of Art Science and Philosophy. Issue 3, Winter 2014. (Fully Peer-Reviewed: ISSN 2147-2734) http://trespassingjournal.com
. Issue Editor.
Bloomsbury, Modernism and the Reinvention of Intimacy by Jesse Wolfe (Cambridge, 2011). Modern Fiction Studies (Mfs) Volume 59, no. 4.
“Joshua Jeffery, Experience Center Lead at Google and Founder of Evil Genius Designs.” Co-Interview and Blog post for Musete.ch
“Djuna Barnes.” Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Edited by Hasia Diner.
: Design and Webmaster for the non-profit Educational Foundation, Xipe Projects.
: Design and Webmaster for UC Berkeley Extension Course Blog and Twitter account: Mystery Fiction and Film Noir
: Detailed project brief proposal for a stand-alone web page with three main components: a video channel, an interactive trivia game, and a social media hub for the Peter and Roberta Markman collection of masks.
2017 (Planning/Research Stage) Digital Preservation and Exhibition Coordinator
for The Alfonso Palacios Carrillo Collection
of Photographs: Album de Fotografias Indigenas
Vol. and Vol. 2, 684 black & white silver gelatin prints taken and developed between the years 1942 and 1950.
2015 Exhibition Curator and Catalogue Co-Author
for The Maestro and the Dance
. An in-depth look at the creative vision of Maestro Florencio Valey of Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa and the world of Guatemalan dance culture at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA.
2014 Exhibition Curator an Catalogue Design
for Crisencio Molina Maldonado
: Yoeme Deer Singer and Pascola Mask Carver.
2014 Exhibition Co-Curator and Co-Organizer
for the Temporary Exhibition on Maya art and ethnography at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Art Show Presented by The Palm Beach Show Group in Tandem with the 29th Annual IFPDA Los Angeles Fine Print Fair.
2014 Project Manager and Content Coordinator
for Cultural Exchange: The Seri Today
at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA. Traveling Exhibition at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA. Special Guests: the Seri /Comca’ac Women’s Artisans Cooperative from Desemboque.
2013 Catalogue Co-author and Exhibition Curator
for Ceramic Trees of Life: Izúcar de Matamoros, Acatlán, and Metepec
. Temporary Exhibition on the Mexican tradition of ceramic arts at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA.
2012 Catalogue C0-author and Exhibition Curator
for Visions of the Fantastic: Calaveras, Naguales y Diablos
. Temporary Exhibition on Surrealism in Latin American folk art at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA.
2012 Catalogue Co-author and Exhibition Curator
for Persistence of the Flower World
. Temporary Exhibition on the masked dance tradition of the Yaqui, Mayo, Cora, Tarahumara, and Tepehuan at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA,
2012 Catalogue Co-author and Exhibition Curator
for Danzas y Máscaras
. Exhibition on the masked dance tradition in Guatemala and Mexico at Xipe Projects in Huntington Beach, CA.
Upcoming Talks and ConferencesMW2020 (#24)
March 31-April 4, 2020, Los Angeles, California, USA
Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza
Tenative Upcoming Conferences
Fall 2020, Singapore
Fall 2020, Washington DC
Fall 2021, Korea