David M. Earle
· Associate Professor of Transatlantic Modernism and Print Culture, University of West Florida, Department of English and Foreign Languages
· Director, UWF New Media and Digital Print Lab
Ph.D. Modern Literature. University of Miami, Florida. June, 2004.
Dissertation: “Re-Covering Modernism: Pulp-Modernism and the Prejudice of Form.” Director: Patrick McCarthy. Winner of the 2005 University of Miami Benstock Award for Best Dissertation.
M.A. English Literature. Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio. June, 1999. Thesis: “Un-sound Methods: Orality and Literacy in Heart of Darkness.” Director: Daniel Melnick
B.A. English. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. May, 1990.
All Man!: Hemingway, 1950s Men’s Magazines, and the Masculine Persona. Kent State University Press, October 2009.
· 2010 Grand Prize Winner in Literary Criticism from the Independent Book Publisher Association
· 2010 Bronze prize in Popular Culture from Foreword Magazine
Re-Covering Modernism: Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form. Ashgate Publishing, May 2009.
“Modern Pulp”: an art exhibition featuring the Earle Collection of early 20th century pulp magazines, featuring text and research by myself and my capstone classes. The TAG Gallery, The University of West Florida. January 28th – February 22nd, 2014.
Articles, Book Chapters, Notes, and Head Notes
“The Modernist Genre Novel,” History of the Modern Novel, Gregory Castle, ed. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2015
“Faulkner in the Paperbacks,” Faulkner in Context, John Matthews, ed. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2015.
“Yoknapawtawpha Pulp, or what Faulkner really read at the P.O.” Faulkner, Fifty Years After, University of Mississippi Press, forthcoming 2015.
"True Stories from Real Life": Hearst's Smart Set, MacFadden's Confessional Form, and Selective Reading." With Georgia Clarkson Smith, Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, V.4, N.1 (2013)
“Ernest Hemingway, Magazines, and the Popular Press.” Hemingway in Context, Cambridge University Press, January 2013.
“Conrad Under Wraps: Pulp Indeterminacy and the 1950 edition of Heart of Darkness.” Studia Neophilologica Special Issue: The Transnational Conrad, January 2013
“Pulp Magazines and the Popular Press.” Book Chapter, The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, Volume 2: North American. Andrew Thacker and Peter Brooker, eds. Oxford University Press, September 2012.
“Making it New: Pedagogical Innovative Approaches to Teaching Modernism,” Contributing Author. Modernism / Modernity, Vol. 16.3. (Sept. 2009): 478 – 482.
“‘Green eyes, I see you. Fang, I Feel’: Absinthe as Modernist Signifier in Ulysses.” The James Joyce Quarterly, Vol 40.4. (March, 2005), 691-711.
“Joyce and the Politics of the Tattoo.” The James Joyce Broadsheet, 64 (February, 2003): 2-4.
“Joyce, Egan, and the Connotations of Absinthe.” The James Joyce Broadsheet, 59 (June, 2001): 3-4.
Online Projects and Publications
(Formerly) “The Pulp Magazines Project.” An open-access digital archive and research hub for the all-fiction magazines of the early 20th century. www.pulpmags.org
“The Virtual Newsstand: 1925.” A student-based digital re-creation and database of a newsstand from the summer of 1925.
Review of Tabloid, Inc.: Crimes, Newspapers, Narratives, Pelizzon, V. Penelope and Nancy Martha West. The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies. Forthcoming, v2.n2, 2011.
Review of Netherland: A Novel, Joseph O’Neill. Pensacola Magazine, November, 2010.
Review of Broadcasting Modernism, Michael Coyle, Debra Rae Cohen, and Jane Lewty, eds. Clio: A Journal of Literature, Philosophy, and the Philosophy of History, forthcoming, Spring 2010 issue.
Review of Hemingway and the Mechanism of Fame, Matthew Bruccoli, ed. Hemingway Review, 25:2 (Spring 2006): 146-149.
Review of Joyce Studies Annual 2002, edited by Thomas Staley. James Joyce Quarterly, 41:1/2 (Fall, 2003/Winter 2004): 290-294.
Review of Joyce and the Scene of Modernity, by David Spurr. English Literature in Transition, 46:4 (Sept. 2003): 458-461.
Review of James Joyce: Occasional, Critical, and Political Writing. The James Joyce Literary Supplement, 16.2 (Fall, 2002): 16.
Review of Ernest Hemingway and the Expatriate Modernist Movement, by Kirk Curnutt. The Hemingway Review, 22:1 (Fall, 2002): 121-124.
“Conversations with Jeff Weeks,” Weekly interview show, WSRE, PBS. October, 2010
“Inside UWF,” Weekly Interview Show, WUWF TV. June, 2010.
“Around Noon,” Interview Show, WOIO, NPR Radio, Cleveland Ohio, December 2009
Work In Progress
“Bad Girl Modernism.” Book project that explores the modernist and proto-feminist figures of the Flapper, Gun Moll, and Female Detective in early 20th century mass literature, particularly in authors Dawn Powell and Margie Harris.
“Snappy Stories: The Flapper Fiction of Dawn Powell,” recovered from pulps of the 1920s. Edited volume.
“The Imbible”: A Usable History of the Cocktail Book. An illustrated bibliographical and cultural history of the cocktail.
Fellowships, Awards, and Grants
2013 SCAS Research Grant, University of West Florida
2012 UWF CAS Carry Forward Funding, “The Print and New Media Career Lab, $40,000.
2010 Grand Prize in Literary Criticism for All Man! from the Independent Book Publisher Association
2010 Bronze Prize in Popular Culture Category for All Man! from Foreword Magazine
2010 Grand Prize in Popular Culture Category for All Man! from the International Book Awards
2010 SCAS Research Grant for the E.Newsstand, University of West Florida
2007 Smith/Reynolds Research Grant, International Hemingway Society
2005 Performance-Based Teaching Award, Kent State University
2005 The 2005 Benstock Award for Best Dissertation, University of Miami
2001 Scholarship for the Dublin James Joyce Summer School.
1998-1999 Andrews Fellowship Award for an outstanding Analytical MA Thesis.
“Paper Gotham: New York City as Pulp Mecca” City of Print: New York and the Periodical Press. NEH Summer Institute, June 2015. Forthcoming.
“Pulp as a Political Form,” Invited Lecture, University of Georgia, Symposium on the Modern Imprint, April 2014.
“Tiki Hemingway and Modernist Primitivism,” Invited lecture, The Sun Valley Hemingway Festival, September 2013.
“Yoknapatawpha Pulp,” Invited Lecture, University of South Carolina, April 2013
“The Popular Front: Pulp Magazines as Anti-Fascist Propaganda.” Forum on the Spanish Civil War, The CUNY Grad Center. March 2013.
“Pulp Modernism.” Guest lecturer, The Grad Center/CUNY. March 2013.
“Yoknapatawpha Pulp, or what Faulkner really read at the P.O.,” Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, University of Mississippi, July 2012.
“Hemingway and the Burden of Celebrity,” University of West Florida, Leisure Learning Course, October 2010.
“Recovering Popular Modernism,” Invited Lecture, Trinity College Dublin – The University of Dublin, March 2010.
“Ernest Hemingway and 1950s Cocktail Culture,” Writer’s Evening, Greenhouse, Cleveland, December 2009.
“Visual Literacy, ‘50s Men’s Magazines, and Making Hemingway’s Reputation,” 2009 Sun Valley Hemingway Symposium. Sun Valley, Idaho. October 2009.
“James Joyce, Pulp Icon: Populist Joyce in the Age of Literary Reproduction,” James Joyce Summer School, University College of Dublin, IE. July 2009.
“What Gatsby Reads: Popular Literature and Class in the 1920s,” Pensacola/UWF Book Club
Panel on “Ingenuity and Teaching Modernism,” Modernism Studies Association, Long Beach, November 2007.
“Reprints, Pulps, and the Modernist Marketplace.” Print Culture: 1880-1930, Symposium on Modernism and Print Culture. University of Delaware, April 27 – 29, 2007.
“Pulps, Paperbacks, and the Prejudice of Form: Recovering Mass Modernism.” Case Western University, Cleveland. February 2006.
“American Modernism and the Popular Press.” Faculty Colloquium Lecture, Kent State University. February 2006.
“Absinthe, Literary Terrorism, and Joyce.” Dublin James Joyce Summer School, University College, Dublin, 2002.
Conference Papers and Presentations
“Proletariat Politics and the Pulps,” American Studies Association Conference, Washington D.C. October 2014
“Pulps and Pedagogy: a Presentation of UWF Student Research.” ACA/PCA Annual Conference. Washington DC. March 2013.
“The Pulpular Front: Pulps and Politics.” ACA/PCA Annual Conference. Washington DC. March 2013.
“Saucy Models, Snappy Show Girls and Smart Magazines: The Periodicals of Burlesque Modernism,” Modernist Studies Association, Las Vegas, October 2012
“Learning to be Bad: True Confession Magazines and the Rise of the Flapper,” Modernist Studies Association, Buffalo, October 2011
“Towards a Methodology of Pulp Studies,” The American Culture / Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, April 2011
“Modernism in Motion: Circulation, Reception, Consumption,” Modernist Studies Association Sponsored Session, Round Table Participant, Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, January 2011.
“Beyond Flappers: Gun Molls, She-Gangsters, and the Modernist Feminine Subject,” 2010 Modernist Studies Association, Victoria BC, November 2010.
“Modernist Digital Networks: An Infrastructure for Digitizing Modernist Print Culture,” Seminar participant, 2010 Modernist Studies Association, Victoria BC, November 2010.
“Bona-Fide Piece of Printed Matter": Gatsby, Pulp magazines, and the Language of Class,” Session Sponsored by the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society, 2010 American Literature Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, May 2010.
"James Joyce, Gently Used: Republication and the Dissemination of Popular Modernism," International James Joyce Foundation, MLA annual Conference, Philadelphia, Dec., 2009.
“‘Elocution Exercises’: The Great Gatsby, Pulp Magazines, and the Language of Class,” 2009 Modernist Studies Association, Montreal, November 2009.
“Make It Nude!: 1950s Men’s Magazines as Global Modernism.” 2008 Modernist Studies Association, Nashville, November 2008.
“Quick Modernism for the Masses: Speed and Transport in Popular Periodicals.” Modernist Studies Association, Long Beach, November 2007.
“’Flying Low’: Faulkner and Pylon in the Pulp Milieu.” American Literature Association Annual Conference, Boston, May 2007.
“Studiously Ignored: Pulps as Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association, Tulsa, October 2006.
Seminar Panelist: “Modernism, Pulp, Noir.” Modernist Studies Association, Tulsa, October 2006
“Mano A Mano, Oh Man!: Hemingway and the Bullfighting Fad in 1950s Men’s Magazines.” International Hemingway Conference, Ronda, Spain, June 2006.
“The Can(n)on Yammered: Kachow! Chow!: Pulp Magazines as Popular Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Chicago, November 2005.
“Visual vs. Aural Joyce: The Case for a Populist Ulysses.” International James Joyce Conference, Ithaca, NY, June 2005.
“Hemingway, Out of the Archives.” American Literature Association Annual Conference, Boston, May 2005.
“‘I Can See You But I Can’t Read You’ Joyce, Visuality, and the Common Text.” 20th Century Literature and Culture Conference, Louisville, 2005.
Seminar Panelist, “Visual Modernity.” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Vancouver, BC, 2004.
“Paperback Joyce and the Prejudice of Form.” Bloomsday 100, the 19th International James Joyce Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, 2004.
“Saucy Joyce and the Problem of Pulp Modernism.” 2004 Semi-Annual Joyce Birthday Conference, University of Miami, 2004.
“‘What’s In A Name?’ Naming and Anomalous Identity in Ulysses’ ‘Eumaeus’ Episode.” MLA Annual Convention, New York City, 2002.
“(Dust) Covering Papa: Ephemeral Texts and the Construction of Modernism.” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Madison, WI. 2002.
“Marketing Papa: Hemingway and the Literary Elite.” International Hemingway Symposium, Stresa, Italy, 2002.
“Reading Murphy: Joyce and the Politics of the Tattoo.” International James Joyce Symposium, Trieste, Italy, 2002.
“D. B. Murphy’s Greatest Show on Earth: the Sideshow in the ‘Eumaeus’ Chapter.” J.J. on the Bay, Joyce Birthday Conference, University of South Florida, Sarasota, 2002.
“Joyce and the Yellow Peril: Re-Orienting the Orient in Ulysses.” Extreme Joyce/Reading on the Edge. North American James Joyce Conference, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.
“Paying for Modernism: Mencken and the Pulp Connection.” Material Modernism Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2001.
“Absinthe, Joyce, and Literary Terrorism: Disruption and Apotheosis.” Miami J’yce, University of Miami, 2001.
“Toward a Model of Sequencing.” Graduate Colloquium on Composition and Rhetoric, University of Miami, 2000.
Selected Conference Session Chaired or Organized
“Periodical Dialects: The Languages of Modernist Periodicals.” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Nov. 200p. Panel Organizer.
“Pulp Modernism: Print Culture and the Avant-Garde.” Modernist Studies Association Conference, Nov. 2005. Panel Organizer.
“Ernest Hemingway, Writing the Author.” Modern Language Association Annual Conference, Dec. 2004. Panel Chair.
“Modernism and the Ephemeral.” Modernist Studies Association Conference 4, Madison, WI, 2002. Panel Organizer.
“All At Sea: Circumnavigating Joyce.” International James Joyce Symposium, Trieste, Italy, 2002. Panel Chair.
Professional Activities and Memberships
2011-2014 Editorial Board, University Press of Florida
2014 External Reviewer, Oxford University Press
2013 External Reviewer, Cambridge University Press
2012 External Reviewer, James Joyce Quarterly
2012 External Reviewer, International Journal of Canadian Studies
2012 External Reviewer, Journal of Modern Periodical Studies
2011 External Reviewer, Modernism/modernity Journal
2011- External Reader, Ashgate Publishers
2010- External Reviewer, TSWL: Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature Journal.
2010- Member, Scientific Committee, ES: Revista de Filología Inglesa, University of Valladolid, Spain.
2009-- Member, External Advisory Board, Modernist Journals Project, Brown University, University of Tulsa.
Currently Member in Good Standing: Society of the History of Authorship, Reading, Publishing; International James Joyce Foundation; Modernist Studies Association; Ernest Hemingway Society; Research Society for American Periodicals; PCA/ACA
2001-2002 Managing Editor, The James Joyce Literary Supplement, University of Miami.
2001 Assistant Organizer, Miami J’yce Conference, University of Miami.
2000-2001 Assistant Editor, The James Joyce Literary Supplement, University of Miami.
1989-1991 Editor, Alternative Press Magazine (National Music Magazine), Cleveland, Ohio.
1988 Levine Intern, Freighberger Library, Department of Special Collections, Case Western Reserve University.
1986-1989 Staff Writer, Alternative Press Magazine (National Music Magazine), Cleveland, Ohio.
National Endowment for the Humanities, ‘Workshop on Modernist Magazines,” July – August 2010, University of Tulsa.
James Joyce Annual Summer School. University College Dublin, July 2001.
Bibliography and Antiquarian Bookselling. University College of London. September – December 1995.
Service at the University of West Florida
2014-2015 University Committee on Research and Creative Activities; Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Work Load
2013-2014 Departmental Visioning Committee
2012 - NFA ADVANCE Life-Work task force
2012 - Curriculum Committee Chair, Department of English and World Languages, University of West Florida
2012- Composition Committee, Department of English and World Languages, University of West Florida
2011- The College of Arts and Sciences Council (CAS Council), representing Arts and Humanities
2011 - University of West Florida representative to the University Press of Florida Advisory Board
2011-2012 Composition Director Search Committee, Department of English and World Languages, University of West Florida
2010 -- The Academic Program Assessment Council, representing the College of Arts and Sciences
2009 -- Graduate Committee, Department of English and Foreign Language
2009 -- Faculty Representative, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor’s Society
2011 Interim Graduate Director, Department of English and Foreign Language
2009 – 2010 University Graduate Council, representative for the College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities
2007-2008 Full-time Lecturer, English Department, Case Western Reserve University. Responsible for designing and teaching classes for the SAGES interdisciplinary writing program, classroom incorporation of writing element into non-English classes, organizing lectures on all aspects of research and writing.
2006-2007 Part-time Lecturer, SAGES Interdisciplinary Writing Program, Case Western Reserve University. Responsible for classroom incorporation of writing element into non-English classes, organizing lectures on all aspects of research and writing.
2004-2006 Full Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Kent State University. Responsible for literature survey classes and composition (Introduction to English Studies, Great Books from 1700 to Present, Literature in English to 1800, Literature in English to the Present, Freshman Composition).
Spring, 2004 Department of English, Cleveland State University. Responsible for introductory classes for fiction and drama, first year composition.
Fall, 2003 Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Miami. Responsible for Introduction to American Studies (Special Theme: “The Sideshow, Media, and the American Body”).
2002-2003 Teaching Assistant, University of Miami. Responsible for classes in first year Composition (Freshman Composition Sequence I and II, Special Theme: “Gender Construction and Film Noir”).
1999-2000 Tutor, The Writing Center, University of Miami.
1990-1991 Instructor of English, Downing Street English Center, Madrid, Spain.
Dr. Gregory Tomso, Chair
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University of West Florida
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University of West Florida
LIT5018 (Grad Class) Popular Print in America
LIT3010 Critical Methods
AML4054 Special Topic, American Literature, William Faulkner (Multiple Sections)
AML 6055 (Grad Class) Special Topic, American Literature, Faulkner and the Southern Diaspora (Multiple Sections)
ENG 4934 Senior Capstone Class, Intro to Periodical Studies: Digitization and Reinvention of the Archive (Multiple Sections)
LIT 5018 (Grad Class) Joyce’s Ulysses (Multiple Sections)
ENL 4284 Modern Literature, Special Topics, Joyce’s Ulysses(Multiple Sections)
ENL 6298 (Grad Class) Modernism and the Canon
ENL 4284 British Modernism (Multiple Sections)
LIT 3084 1950s Culture and Masculinity
LIT4991/LIT5108 Hardboiled Identities
LIT4991/LIT5018 Acting Out: Femininity, Visuality, and 20th Century Popular Culture
LIT3463 Lit & Visual Studies: The Fiction of Empire
ENG 2020 British Literature II (multiple sections, online as well)
LIT 2100 Intro to Literature (multiple sections, online as well)
Directed multiple MA theses
Case Western Reserve University
FSS0 103: Learning and Knowledge Creation: A Print Culture Seminar
FSCC 100: Life of the Mind: Design: A Wicked Problem
FSCC 100: Life of the Mind: Self Identity and Authenticity
USSO 255: Hinduism, Writing Liaison
USSY 203: Myths and Classics, Writing Liaison
Kent State University
30001 Introduction to English Studies (multiple sections)
25002 Literature in English II (multiple sections)
25001 Literature in English I
22072 Great Books II, Honors
10197 Honors English Colloquium I and II (multiple sections)
10002 Freshman Composition II: Special Topics: “Gender Construction and Film Noir”; “Race and Detection” (multiple sections)
10001 Freshman Composition I (multiple sections)
Cleveland State University
241 Introduction to World Fiction and Drama
101 Freshman Composition
University of Miami
AMH 101 Introduction to American Studies (Special Topic: “The Sideshow, Media, and the American Body”)
Eng 102 Freshman Composition II (Special Topic: “Masculinity and Hardboiled Fiction”)
Eng 101 Freshman Composition I