Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Lisa Siraganian is an Associate Professor of English and author of Modernism's Other Work: The Art Object's Political Life (New York: Oxford UP, 2012; paperback 2015), shortlisted for the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize (2013). Her essays have appeared in Law and Literature, American Literary History, Modernism/Modernity, Modern Fiction Studies, and elsewhere. She was recently awarded an ACLS Fellowship to complete her second book, "Against Corporate Humanism: The Modernist Critique of Corporate Mind."
More information at: lisasiraganian.com
Areas of research
twentieth-century culture, visual art, avant-garde poetry and fiction, legal history, literary theory
- “Art and Surrogate Personhood.” nonsite.org. Special Issue: Art and Objecthood at 50. (Summer 2017).
- “Modernist Poetics After Twitter, Inc.” In The Contemporaneity of Modernism: Literature, Media, Culture. Ed. Michael D'Arcy and Mathias Nilges. Routledge, 2015. 203-215.
- “Don’t Let Me Be Universal; or, the Postwar American Poem.” nonsite.org. Issue #16: Situation. (Summer 2015).
- “Theorizing Corporate Intentionality in Contemporary American Fiction.” Law and Literature 27:1 (Spring 2015): 99-123.
- “Speculating on an Art Movement: Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas.” Modern Fiction Studies 59:3 (Fall 2013): 591-609.
New Directions Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2015-2018).
American Council for Learned Societies [ACLS] Fellowship (2015-2016).
Ford Research Fellowship (SMU 2015).
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Cambridge, Massachusetts). Visiting Fellowship. (2011-2012).