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John Owen Havard

Assistant Professor, English Department

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2013
M.A., University of Virginia, 2006
tel.: 607-777-2754
e-mail: jhavard@binghamton.edu

 

Areas of Interest

18th-Century British Literature
Romanticism
Transatlantic Studies
Literature and Politics
Critical Theory

 

Publications

"Arbitrary Government: Tristram Shandy and the Crisis of Whig History," ELH 81.2 (2014)
"Only Disconnect? Laurence Sterne, Politics, and the Public," Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015)
"Byron the Cynic," Byron: The Poetry of Politics and the Politics of Poetry (forthcoming)
"Political Sterne," Laurence Sterne: Tercentenary Essays (forthcoming)
Review of Christopher Reid, Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760–1800, English Historical Review (forthcoming)
"Shylock in the Colonies" (under review)
"Frankenstein's Freedom" (in progress)

 

Recent Conference Presentations

"Unsociable Feelings: Egoism, Cynicism, Intolerance, Indifference, Stoicism, Disgust" (Roundtable), Modern Literature Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, January 2015
"Freedom, 'Freemen,' and the Free Man," Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, October 2014
"Austen and Late Toryism," Annual Conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, July 2014
"Frankenstein in the Harem," International Romanticism Conference, June 2014
"Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity" (Roundtable), Seventh Annual Department of Comparative Literature Conference, Binghamton University, April 2014
"Race Across the Oceans" (Roundtable), Annual Conference of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, March 2014
"Specters of Burke in The Absentee," Annual Conference of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, March 2014
"A Tale of Two Williams: Prerogative and Party History, 1688–1789," Annual Meeting of the Northeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, October 2013

 

Interview with Harpur Perspective
http://binghamton.edu/harpur/perspective/faculty/john-havard.html

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 7/14/14