Meet Lisa McGunigal
Visiting Assistant Professor, English and Writing
Phone: (813) 257-3621
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2009 University of Rhode Island, B.A.
2011 University of Virginia, M.A.
2017 Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D.
Writing and Inquiry
Literature and Film Classics
Lisa McGunigal's research looks at the intersection of nineteenth-century American literary realism and performance studies. She is currently examining the connections between women's preservation societies and the house museum movement of the nineteenth century, as well as how these reappear in novels.
Forthcoming: "Reading and Editing 'the Exquisitely Bad": Mark Twain's Derision of Nineteenth-Century Obituary Poetry." The Mark Twain Annual, 19.1 (2021).
"From Salonnière to Author: Clover Adams’ Salon and Henry Adams’ Democracy as Salon Realism." American Literary Realism, 52.1 (Fall 2019): 47-67.
“Shifting’ the Black Abolitionist Panorama: Subversive Realism in Pauline Hopkins’s Winona.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal 40.5 (Fall 2018): 455-472.
“The Criminal Trial of Anne Hutchinson: Ritual, Religion, and Law.” Mosaic 49.2 (June 2016): 149-166.
Mount Vernon Residency Fellowship, Fred W. Smith National Library, 2020
Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in American Literature, University of Virginia Special Collections Library, 2019
Quarry Farm Residency Fellowship, The Center for Mark Twain Studies, 2019