Author: jmhuculak

Fronts of Modernity Book Launch

The University of Victoria Libraries is proud to present Fronts of Modernity: The 20th-Century Collections, the latest open-source publication in our award-winning series. Guest edited by UVic Libraries’ Postdoctoral Fellow J. Matthew Huculak, and featuring articles by UVic faculty and librarians, Fronts of Modernity celebrates the diversity of UVic Libraries’ 20th-Century holdings and explores their collective histories and origins. Like our other titles, Fronts of Modernity is… Read more →

Open Modernisms Launched

For the past two years I’ve been leading a team of researchers and developers in the creation of an open coursepack builder for modernist studies. Generously funded through the BCcampus Open Textbook Project, The Modernist Studies Association, and others, OpenModernisms gives teachers the ability to create free coursepacks using public-domain material. We invite everyone to help contribute to affordable education.… Read more →

New English Course Announced for Spring 2017

English 392: Studies in a Major Figure James Joyce: Ulysses, a Literary and Historical Reading Department of English & University Library, University of Victoria Dr. J. Matthew Huculak CRN 23764 Download poster (PDF 1MB) Description James Joyce’s Ulysses is often called the greatest book of the 20th century (it might be) as well as the most dangerous and famous novel of… Read more →

BC Campus Article

BCcampus has just published an article on my work with Stephen Ross and Agile Humanities to develop the Open Modernisms Book Builder project–with collaboration from the entire Open Modernisms team. This open source, freely available platform allows students and professors to upload out-of-copyright material to a central repository. Items can then be collated into a course pack that can be… Read more →

Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform

We have launched the Modernism/modernity Print Plus platform. For the past two years I have been working with Debra Rae Cohen and Johns Hopkins University Press Journals Division to realize a new publication platform for modernist studies. The Print Plus platform of Modernism/modernity is an open, digital publication platform that is an integral part of Modernism/modernity, the journal of the Modernist Studies Association.The… Read more →

New Article Published

My new article, Reading Forensically: Modernist Paper, Newfoundland, and Transatlantic Materiality has just been published in the Journal for Modern Periodical Studies. They take bast of the mulberry-tree, That is a skin between the wood and the bark, And of this they make paper, and mark it –Ezra Pound, “Canto XVIII” On January 28, 1910, the New York Times printed a special… Read more →