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Sean Weidman

Sean Weidman

Lecturer in English
201 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Summer 2022 Office Hours

Spring 2022 (World Campus): M-F, by appointment

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. English - Pennsylvania State University (2021)
M.A. English - Pennsylvania State University (2016)
B.A. English - Westmont College (2014)

Professional Bio

Sean's research is focused in literary modernism and 20th-century cultural history, but he also works widely in the digital humanities. His literary research has appeared in English Literary HistoryModernism/modernity, and Journal of Modern Literature, and his digital work has been published in Digital Humanities Quarterly and Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.

Sean's dissertation and first book project, “Hospitalities: Modernist Culture and the Politics of Welcoming,” considers how modernists leveraged forms of hospitality in innovative ways as they responded to the pressing obstacles of 20th-century modernity. Cutting across several different anti/colonial contexts, the project investigates the transnational spaces, political theorizations, social structures, and ethical potentials of welcoming after the fin-de-siècle.