December 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Academic Building West Wing, 4th Floor, Room #4052
15 Seminary Pl
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Zach Barnhart

Dr. Elizabeth N. Emery is an eminent 19th century scholar who has authored several books, including Photojournalism and the origins of the French Writer (1881-1914): Privacy, Publicity, and Personality (2012), and Cultural Exchange and Creative Identity: France/Asia in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries (2016). She is also the author of numerous articles, essays and books reviews. Her areas of interests are mainly Medieval and nineteenth century French literature and cultural studies; the reception of medieval art, architecture, and literature in nineteenth and twentieth-century Europe and America; early photojournalism; celebrity interviews; European and American writer house museums; Naturalism; Decadence; mysticism; Cabaret culture; nineteenth-century French theater and the collection and study of Asian art in nineteenth-century France. She is a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow (2016-2017), and currently serves as a Book Review Coeditor of Nineteenth-Century French Studies, as well as, a board member of the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Association. In the Digital Humanities talk, #Zola. A nineteenth Century Writer in the digital era, she invites us to discover several ways of “reading” the Zola represented in social media, thus, “#Zola”.