Jay Clayton

Compiled January, 2007




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Teaching Interests:

Victorian novel; contemporary literature and culture; literature, science, and technology; genetics and literature; hypermedia and online gaming; literary theory


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Invited Lectures:

Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs, Princeton University. Invited lecture at a Workshop on Systems Biology and Information Medicine in a Global Society. January, 2007.

Temple University Humanities Center. Invited lecture. October, 2006.

11th Annual Genetics & Ethics in the 21st Century Conference: Engineering Immortality-The End of Death? Aspen, Colorado. July, 2006.

INCS: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Culture. Plenary panelist. Rutgers University. April, 2006.

Florida State University. Invited lecture. September, 2005.

Case Western Reserve University. Invited lecture. April, 2005.

British Studies Seminar, Ransom Humanities Center. Invited lecture. Austin, TX. April 15, 2005.

SGI: Society for Gynecologic Investigation. Invited lecture. Los Angeles, CA. March 25, 2005.

Glasscock Center for the Humanities, Texas A&M. Invited lecture and Award Ceremony. College Station, TX. February 18, 2005.

Yale University. Invited lecture. New Haven, Ct. February 3, 2005.

The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics and the Law School, University of Chicago. Invited lecture. Chicago, IL. November 17, 2004.

University of Tennessee. Invited lecture. Knoxville, TN. November 10, 2004.

Victorian Soundings. Plenary address. The Dickens Project. University of California, Santa Cruz. July 31-August 3, 2003.

Stanford University Humanities Center. Invited lecture. Palo Alto, CA. April 7, 2003.

University of Kentucky. Invited lecture. Lexington, KY. November 2002.

INCS: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Culture. Plenary address. Georgetown University, Washington, DC. April 2002.
Indiana University. Invited lecture. Bloomington, IN. November, 2001.

NVSA: Northeastern Victorian Studies Assoc. Plenary Speaker. Periodization in Nineteenth-Century Studies. Brown University, Providence, RI. April 28, 2001.

Cornell University. Invited lecture. Ithaca, NY. March 26, 2001.

Emory University. Invited lecture. Atlanta, GA. March 19, 2001.

National Human Genome Research Institute. NIH. Invited lecture. Bethesda, Maryland. May, 2000.

University of Washington. Invited lecture. Seattle, Washington. April, 1999.

Southern Methodist University. Invited lecture. Dallas, Texas. March 23, 1998.

Center for Aesthetics and Logic. Aalborg University, Denmark. November 5-6, 1997.

Murray State University. Murray, KY. Invited lecture. November 9, 1995.

Fifth Annual Josephine G. Ferguson Lecture in 19th Century British Literature. Tulane University. March 10, 1994.

Hall Center for the Humanities. Invited lecture. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS.

Rice University. Invited lecture.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Invited lecture.


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Jay Clayton
Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt English