B.A. James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan
Dr. Howe is Professor of Literature & Languages. Specializing in the study of popular performance genres, she presents widely at national conferences in eighteenth-century studies and digital humanities. She is currently co-PI on Literature in Context, an open-source TEI database project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that seeks to make freely-accessible a curated collection of critically-annotated resources about early literature for teachers and students. Committed to a technologically and publicly informed critical pedagogy, Dr. Howe was awarded the VFIC H. Hiter Harris award in Instructional Technology. She is currently pursuing a MPS in Data Analytics and Visualization from Maryland Institute College of Art.
- Eighteenth-century British literature
- Early modern world literature
- Theater history
- Critical theory
- Digital humanities
- Research methodologies
- Data visualization and digital humanities
- Early 18th-century British literature
- Popular culture and performance history
- Disability studies
- Horror film
“Non-Fatal Inquiry: Love in Excess, Print, and the Internet Age,” Approaches to Teaching Eliza Haywood, ed. by Tiffany Potter. Modern Language Association of America, 2020. 196-203.
“Love in Excess; or, The Fatal Enquiry.” The Literary Encyclopedia. 28 January 2020. <https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=19707>.
“WWABD?: Intersectional Futures in Digital History.” ABO: An Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830. Fall 2017. <https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1166&context=abo>.
“Getting Lost in the Digital Archive.” Review of the database Eighteenth-Century Drama: Censorship, Society, and the Stage, Adam Matthew, Sage Publishing. 2016. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research. 31.1 (Fall 2017): 133-136.
“Making a New Kind of Modern: On the Arts in the Age of Anne,” titled essay-review of Queen Anne and the Arts. In Eighteenth-Century: Theory and Interpretation 58:4 (Winter 2017). 497-502.
“Open Anthologies and the Eighteenth-Century Reader.” Co-authored with John O’Brien. The Eighteenth-Century Common. 27 June 2016. <https://www.18thcenturycommon.org/anthologies>.
“Crawlspace and the Kinski Swerve,” Klaus Kinski, Beast of Cinema. Ed. by Matthew Edwards. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press. 2016. 140-160.
“Eliza Haywood,” The Literary Encyclopedia. 01 November 2016. <https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=2047>.
“’All Deform’d Shapes’: Figuring the Posture-Master as Popular Performer in Early Eighteenth-Century England.” Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies 12.4 (Fall 2012): 26-47.
“Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century (review).” Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700 36.1 (Spring 2012): 66-70.
“Abject, Delude, Create: The Aesthetic Self-Consciousness of Early Eighteenth-Century Farce.” Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research 25.1 (Winter 2011): 25-45.
“City Lights.” Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. by Philip DiMare. 3 vols. Greenwood: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
“The Silent Era.” Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. by Philip DiMare. 3 vols. Greenwood: ABC-CLIO, 2011.
“Seeing the Trees in the Forest: Teaching Literature with Data Visualization Techniques.” Journal for the Liberal Arts and Sciences (Fall 2008): 43-61.