Assistant Professor of French
"Poetry in Crisis," with Thomas C. Connolly, Nineteenth-Century French Studies, 50.1-2 (Fall & Winter 2021-2022): 1-49.
"Saussure and Synesthesia," Bloomsbury Companion to Saussure ed. John E. Joseph (forthcoming).
"Keeping Quiet in Tove Jansson’s Fair Play,” Common Knowledge 28.2 (in press).
"Vers le vers véridique: versification et vérité chez Mallarmé," Fabula-LhT: Toucher au « vrai ». L’intelligence de la poésie, ed. Annick Ettlin and Jan Baetens (November 2020).
“Correspondances : La couleur des voyelles chez Lévi-Strauss, Jakobson, Rimbaud et Banville,” Parade Sauvage 30 (2020): 121-42.
“Sensuous Linguistics: On Saussure’s Synesthesia,” New Literary History 50.1 (Winter 2019), 23-42. (Winner of the Ralph Cohen Prize 2018 and designated as "Highly Commended" for the 2020 Publication Prize of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes".)
“Le vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd’hui,” by Stéphane Mallarmé. The Literary Encyclopedia. (online).
“Nubiles plis l’astre mûri des lendemains: Mallarmé’s Verlaine,” French Studies Bulletin 37:140 (Autumn 2016), 68-70.
“Mallarmé and the Tension of Timbre,” Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics, IX.3 (2015), 111-139.
"Profils perdus de Stéphane Mallarmé: Court traité de lecture 2 par Jean-Claude Milner," French Studies 74.4 (October 2020): 634-5.
“Ideographic Modernism by Christopher Bush," Comparative Literature 65.2 (Spring 2013), 251-3.
“Speak, Shout, Beseech: Making History in the Streets of the Eighteenth Century” by Arlette Farge, Ordinary Oralities: Everyday Voices in History, ed. J. Hoegaerts & J. Schroeder, Berlin: DeGruyter, under contract. Translator from the French.
"Future of the Future Image" by Jean-Luc Nancy. In For Ever More Images?, ed. by Alexander Strecker (Athens: Onassis Cultural Centre, 2020). Translator from the French.
Unknown Soldiers by Väinö Linna (London: Penguin Classics, 2015). Translator from the Finnish.
“Mallarmé Perchance” by Jean-Claude Milner, Hyperion: On the Future of Aesthetics IX.3 (2015), pp. 87-110. Translator from the French.
Fernand Léger and the Modern City ed. by Anna Vallye (New Haven: Yale UP, 2013). Translator of twelve essays from the French. Winner of the 2014 Dedalus Foundation Exhibition Catalogue Award.
The Vivian Law Prize awarded by the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas for conference presentation, "The Colors of the Universal Alphabet" (see below).
Mini Conference Award, Boston College, 2022.
U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Institute for International Education, 2021
Distinguished Alumni Award, Fulbright Finland Foundation, 2020
"High Commendation" for Publication Prize, Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, 2020
Research Incentive Grant, Boston College, 2019
Ralph Cohen Prize, New Literary History, 2018
PIIRS Summer Research Grant, Princeton University, 2016
Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellowship, Princeton University, 2014-2015
Erich Kahler Summer Fellowship, Princeton University, Summer 2014
American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship, 2012-2013
DAAD Summer Language Study Grant, Summer 2011
U.S. Student Fulbright Grant, U.S. Department of State, 2006-2007
"Color Transactions," Nineteenth-Century French Studies Association Annual Conference, New York City, November 3-6, 2022.
"The Colors of the Universal Alphabet," Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas, KU Leuven, Belgium, September 20-22, 2022.
"Bright Vowels: Archaeology of a Metaphor," 19th Century French Studies Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C., October 28-31, 2021.
"Poetics and (Saussurean) Linguistics," 2021 MLA Annual Convention, January 7-10, 2021.
"On Turning-Points: The Poetics of Crisis and Catastrophe," ACLA Annual Meeting 2021, April 8-11, 2021.
“Une exquise crise: Rhyme in Crise de vers,” 19th Century French Studies Association Annual Conference, Florida, November 1, 2019.
“The Supreme Language of Stéphane Mallarmé,” 19th Century French Studies Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, October 26, 2018.
"Traduction et genres littéraires" (round table), Sarah Lawrence College and Columbia University at Reid Hall, Paris, June 25, 2018.
“L’être imaginaire : On Saussure’s Synesthesia,” CUNY Visualizing Theory Conference, New York, May 10, 2018.
Helsingin Sanomat Sunday feature on Unknown Soldiers (text in Finnish, video in Finnish and English).
Asymptote book review of Unknown Soldiers (in English).