Recent & Forthcoming Projects

  • “Walt Whitman and Photography,” for “click! photography changes everything,” a Smithsonian Photography Initiative (SPI) project, Marvin Heiferman, curator.
  • “Leo Braudy’s Favorite Moments of Horror vs. Terror in Film,” The Book of Lists: Horror, eds. Amy Wallace, Del Howison, and Scott Bradley. HarperCollins, October 2008.
  • Preface to E.F. Kitchen, Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages. Book of photographs of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Forthcoming.
  • “Secular Anointings: Fame, Celebrity, and Charisma in the First century of Mass Culture.” In Constructing Charisma, eds. Edward Berenson and Eva Giloi. New York: Berghan, forthcoming.
  • “From Subjects to Citizens.” In War in the Gender Zone, ed. Drew Gilpin Faust, University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming.
  • “Cultures and Communities” In the Blackwell’s A Companion to Los Angeles, eds. William Deverell and Gregory Hise. Oxford: Blackwell’s, forthcoming.