19th-Century American literature Early American literature Appalachian literature
- “Biäñki’s Ghost Dance Map: Thanatoptic Cartography and the Native American Spirit World, Imago Mundi (Winter 2013) (Forthcoming)
- Review of Centenary Reflections on Mark Twain’s No. 44/The Mysterious Stranger, Studies in the Novel. 43: 4 (Winter 2011): 510-512.
- “‘All These Things are Bodiless’”: Perceptual, Ontology, and Consciousness in Moby Dick,” Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Criticism. 11:1 (March 2009): 55-71
- “Inverted Worlds: Spectral Phenomena and the Discourse of the Interior in the Salem Witch-hunt,” in Space, Haunting, Discourse. Marie Holmgren Troy, Ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008.
- “Aesthetic Primacy, Cultural Identity, and Human Agency,” (A review of Aesthetics in a Multicultural Age. Emory Elliott, et al. Eds.) Postmodern Culture. 14:3 May 2004 http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/postmodern_culture/v014/14.3martin.html
- “Review of Dictionary of Literary Biography 275: American Nature Writers: Prose,” Green Letters (Winter 2004): 45.
- “The Portrait Without a Subject: German Re-visioning, the Self, Nature, and the Jamesian Novel,” The Henry James E-Journal. 5 (29 July 2002) http://www2.newpaltz.edu/~hathaway/ejourn5.html
- “Jurgen Habermas,” with Nina Manasan Greenberg, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 242: Twentieth-Century European Cultural Theorist., Detroit: The Gale Group, 2001.
Projects under Consideration, Pending Acceptance
- Book: Appalachian Pastoral: Mountain Excursions, Aesthetic Visions, and the Antebellum Travel Narrative (University of Tennessee Press)
- Article: “‘The Wilderness was Growing Wilder’”: The Limits of Cartographic Knowledge in Philip Pendleton Kennedy’s The Blackwater Chronicle and David Hunter Strother’s The Virginia Canaan.” Journal of Appalachian Studies
- Article: “‘As Directed by Their Spirit Guides’: Shaker Supernatural Performance, Dead Subjects, and Disembodied Exchanges." Studies in American Culture
- Article: in Edited Book Collection: ““The Mesmerist Conversion Narrative as Cultural Practice: Hawthorne, Fuller, Martineau and Their Dead Subjects." Circulations of Religion and Medicine in North American Culture
- "“ ‘The Wilderness was Growing Wilder’”: The Limits of Cartographic Knowledge in Philip Pendleton Kennedy’s The Blackwater Chronicle and David Hunter Strother’s The Virginia Canaan,” Appalachian Studies Association annual conference, Indiana University, Pennsylvania, 23-25 March 2012
- “Disembodied Voices, Recordings and Mesmerist Science: Representing Death Rituals in Antebellum American Literature," Southern Humanities Council conference “Knowledge of Bodies: Bodies of Knowledge,” Louisville, Kentucky, 2-5 February 2012
- “Geography as Thanatoptic Space: The Spirit World in 19th-Century American Catographies,” Marking the Land, North American Studies Group, Universite de Tolouse le Mirail, France, 13-14 May 2011
- “‘No Little Daring Simply to Copy Nature’: The Blackwater Chronicle, Rural Hours, and Complex Pastoralism in 19th-Century Appalachian Narratives,” Appalachian Studies Annual Annual Conference, Eastern Kentucky University, 11-13 March 2011
- “Mesmerism and the Narrative Displacement of Death: Ritualized Forms of Mourning in the American Renaissance,” Death and Representation, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 26 March 2010
- “Dead Voices, The Early Republic, and the Disembodied Child Narrator” Northeast Modern Language Association Meeting, Boston, MA, 28 February 2009
- “Inverted Worlds: Spectral Phenomena and the Discourse of the Interior in the Salem Witch-hunt,” Space, Haunting, Discourse, Karlstad University, Sweden, 15-18 June 2006
- “‘All These Things are Bodiless, But Only Bodiless as Objects, Not as Agents”: Perceptual Modes, Formal Ontology, and Emergent Consciousness in Moby Dick,” Pennsylvania College English Association, Scranton, PA, 18-20 March 2004
- “A Transcendental Aesthetic in Combray?: The Landscape Between Proustian Vision and Emersonian Idealism,” Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, U.K., University of Leeds, Bretton Hall, 6-8 September 2002
- “Revisiting the Machinations of Fatality: The Intertial Matrix of Absalom, Absalom!” Time, Memory, Text, SUNY-Binghamton, 24 March, 2001
- “The Portrait Without a Subject: Critiquing James in the Context of Kantian Aesthetics,” The Future of Form: Reading On and Off the Page, The University of Virginia, 4 March 2001
- “To Demand a Horizon: The Fusion of Landscape Aesthetics in Emerson’s Nature,” Southland Conference, University of California-Los Angeles, 28 April 2000
- “Virginia Crossroads: Cooke’s Synthesis of Land and Culture in Leather and Silk,” Madison Conference 2000, James Madison University, 25 March 2000
- “Cosmological and Ontological Unity in early Transcendental Aesthetics,” The Pacific Rim Literary Conference, University of Alaska, 19 February 2000.
Projects under Consideration, Pending Acceptance
“‘I saw a concourse of strange figures’: The Masque, Voyeurism, and Coverdale’s Self-Consciousness in The Blithedale Romance,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference. University of Virginia, March 11-13 2012.