CV

Mark Vareschi

Department of English

University of Wisconsin-Madison

600 North Park Street

Madison, WI 53706

 

Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2018- Present

Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Fall 2012- Spring 2018

Assistant Professor, Department of English, The University of Texas at San Antonio

Fall 2011- Spring 2012

Education

Ph.D., English, Rutgers University, 2011

M.A., English, Rutgers University, 2007

B.A. magna cum laude, English with Honors, Ithaca College, 2003

Book

Everywhere and Nowhere: Anonymity and Mediation in Eighteenth-Century England. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Surveillance Studies and Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century.” Literature Compass, 14.12 (2017): 1-7.

“Introduction: Intention and the Eighteenth-Century Text” with Jess Keiser. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, 47 (2018): 209-11.

“Objects, Numbers, Meaning: The Eighteenth-Century Playbill at Scale” with Mattie Burkert.  Theatre Journal , 68.4 (2016): 597-613.

“Anonymity, Intention, Motive, and Evelina.” English Literary History, 82.4 (2015): 1135-1158.

“Reading (And Not Reading) Anonymity: Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the Regulation of the Press and A Vindication of the Press.” Authorship, 4.1 (2015).
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“Attribution and Repetition: The Case of Defoe and The Circulating Library.” Eighteenth-Century Life, 36.2 (2012): 36-59.

“E-Enacting the E-Enlightenment: How Electronic Classrooms Make the Private Act of Scholarship into a Public Performance.” East-Central Intelligencer, 17.3 (2003): 32-35.

Selected Fellowships and Awards

NEH Office for Digital Humanities Level II Advancement Grant for The London Stage Database, Advisory Board Member, 2018.

Center for the Humanities Faculty Development Seminar, theme: “Disability Studies in the Humanities,” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2017

Center for the Humanities Faculty Development Seminar, theme: “New Materialities,”
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Spring 2016

Graduate School Fall Research Competition Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Fall 2014

Center for 21-Century Studies UW-System Fellowship, theme: “Humanities Futures,” UW-Milwaukee, 2014-2015

Folger Shakespeare Library Short Term Fellowship, Summer 2014

Graduate School Fall Research Competition Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Fall 2013

Network and Networks Analysis for the Humanities: An NEH Institute for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities Bounce Back Grant, Fall 2011

Teaching Awards

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentorship, 2015-16

Graduate Student Association Graduate English Teaching and Mentoring Award, 2014

University Housing Honored Instructor Award, Fall 2014 and Fall 2016

Selected Presentations

“Metaphor, Metonymy, Media.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Orlando, FL Spring 2018.

“‘The Shadow Subject’ of ‘Tintern Abbey.’” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Ottawa, Canada Summer 2017.

“Remembering the Lockean Subject.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Pittsburgh, PA Spring 2016.

“An Intermedial History of Anonymous Drama.” Modern Language Association. Austin, TX Spring 2016.

“The Conversation in the Margins.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Los Angeles, CA Spring 2015.

“Three Beaches: Crusoe, Michaels, and Gell.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Los Angeles, CA Spring 2015.

“‘Acting Plays’ and ‘Reading Plays’: Anonymity and Eighteenth-Century Drama.” Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington, D. C. Summer 2014.

“Collaborative Writing in the Humanities” with Mattie Burkert. Humanities Research Bridge, UW-Madison. Madison, WI Spring 2014.

“Repetition and Attribution: Defoe and the Nobles’ Circulating Library.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Williamsburg, VA Spring 2014.

“Beyond the Human, Toward a Networked History of the Book.” UW Middle Modernity Panel. Madison, WI Fall 2013.

“Close Reading and Ontology.” Closing rountable UW Graduate English Conference. Spring 2013.

“Beyond the Human, Toward a Networked History of the Book.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Cleveland, OH Spring 2013.

“Anonymity and the Myth of Motive.” University of Ghent. Ghent, Belgium Fall 2012.

Evelina’s Explicit Anonymity.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. San Antonio, TX Spring 2012.

 

Courses Taught

At University of Wisconsin-Madison

Media and Agency in Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 805, Graduate Course, Spring 2018)

Surveillance in Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 334, Spring 2018)

Authorship and Anonymity in Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 245, Fall 2017)

Frankenstein, Robocop, Big Data (ENGL 178, Spring 2016)

The Eighteenth-Century Novel (ENGL 805, Graduate Course, Spring 2016)

Frankenstein, Robocop, Google: Human Memory/Digital Memory (ENGL 175, FIG, Fall 2014)

“From Work to E-Text”: Textuality and Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 824, Graduate Course, Spring 2014)

Gender and Sexuality in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature (ENGL 442, Fall 2013)

The Eighteenth-Century Novel (ENGL 336/459, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015)

Daniel Defoe (ENGL 441, Fall 2012, Fall 2013)

Mediation and Media Landscapes of the Eighteenth Century (ENGL 442, Fall 2012, Spring 2013)

 

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