Assistant Professor (Ph.D. Duke)
British Romantic Literature
Office: Humanities, 216A
TEACHING AND INTERESTS
British Romantic Poetry and Prose; Victorian Poetry and the Novel; Literature and Science; Science and Technology Studies; Cinema and Media Studies; Digital Humanities.
Romantic Mediations: Media Theory, Imaginative Literature, and Science (Monograph, expected date of completion: Summer 2014).
Romantic Uncertainty: The Idea of Chance in British Literature, Art, and Science, 1789-1859.
(Monograph, expected date of completion: Spring 2015).
In-Progress Edited Collections:
Multi-Media Romanticisms. Eds. James Brooke-Smith and Andrew Burkett. (Expected date of completion:
Blake & Pedagogy. Eds. Andrew Burkett and Roger Whitson. Romantic Circles: Romantic Pedagogy Commons
<http://www.rc.umd.edu/pedagogies/commons/> General Ed. Kate Singer. (Expected date of completion: Fall 2014).
Peer-Reviewed, Single-Author Articles:
“Chance in Darwinian Evolutionary Theory and British Romanticism.” Literature Compass.
“William Blake and the Emergence of Romantic Media Studies.” Literature Compass. Forthcoming.
“Mediating Monstrosity: Media, Information, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.” Studies in Romanticism.
Vol. 51, No. 4 (Winter 2012): 579-605.
“Wordsworthian Chance.” Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. Issue 54 (May, 2009).
“Victorian Tocophobia: Aurora Leigh and Nineteenth-Century Fears of Childbirth and Procreation.”
Nineteenth Century Studies. Vol. 21 (2007): 33-45.
“The Image Beyond the Image: G. W. Pabst’s Pandora’s Box (1929) and the Aesthetics of the Cinematic Image-Object.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Vol. 24, No. 3 (May, 2007): 233-247.
Peer-Reviewed, Multi-Author Article:
Burkett, Andrew, Nick Webb, Valerie Barr, Benjamin Berger, and Samuel Garson. “Introducing Blake
Browser: William Blake and Computational Analysis.” Council on Undergraduate Research
Review of Michael R. Page’s The Literary Imagination from Erasmus Darwin to H.G. Wells: Science,
Evolution, and Ecology. Surrey: Ashgate, 2012. Pp. 232. £64. ISBN: 9781409438694. British
Association for Romantic Studies: Bulletin and Review. Forthcoming.
Review of Andrew Piper’s Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the
Romantic Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009. 320 pp. Cloth, $35.00. Colloquia Germanica. 42.4 (2009): 389-391.
Stephen Horne Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006-2007. Duke University.