Dr Daniela Caselli

Senior Lecturer in 20th Century Lit

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I teach modern literature, especially modernism, critical theory, and gender. Among the modules I offer are: 'Modernism' (year 2); 'Improper Modernism: Samuel Beckett and Djuna Barnes ' (year 3); 'Dante in Modernism' (year 3); 'Key Issues in Twentieth-Century Literary and Critical Theory' (MA module); 'Modernism and Its Margins' (MA module). I also teach on 'Theory and Text' (year 1); 'English Tutorials' (year 1); and 'Gender Sexuality and Culture' (year 2 and MA).     

I am currently the President of the Beckett Society (2017–2020), and was a founding member and Treasurer (2009-2013) of the British Association for Modernist Studies (www.bamc.ac.uk; see also http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=417061&c=2). I am a member of the Modernist Studies Association (MSA), British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), Centre for International Research in Childhood in Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL), Associazione Italiana Anglisti (AIA).  

I sit on the Editorial Committee of Manchester University Press and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Beckett Studies. I act as a reader and reviewer for Modernism/Modernity, Comparative Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, The Journal of Modern LiteratureThe Journal of Beckett Studies, Textual Practice, English, Literature CompassNew Formations, Feminist TheoryModernist Cultures, MosaicBeckettiana. I am a member of the AHRC Peer Review College. I am the co-organiser, with Prof. Scott McCracken (University of Keele) and Prof. Andrew Thacker (de Montfort University) of the Northern Modernism Seminar Series.

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