1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Amanda Sigler

Assistant Professor

Bryan 118

Office Hours:

MW 2:00 - 3:00
TR 11:00 - 12:00; and by appt.

Class Schedule:

TR 9:30 - 10:45
TR 3:30 - 4:45
MW 3:30 - 4:45


Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2012
B.A., University of Tulsa


19th C British, 20th C British, Modernism, Periodical Studies

Selected Publications:

  • “Art and Its Others 2: Advertisement and the Little Magazines.” The Cambridge History of Modernism, ed. Vincent Sherry. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2016. 422-441. (Invited contribution)

  • “Censorship and Parallax in Serializations of Ulysses.” Parallaxing Joyce, ed. Martin Heusser, Frances Ilmberger, and Penny Paparunas. Tübingen, Germany: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag, 2017. 103-130. (Invited contribution)

  • “In Between the Sheets: Sexy Punctuation in American Magazines.” European Joyce Studies 23 (2014): 43-66.

  • “Expanding Woolf’s Gift Economy: Consumer Activity Meets Artistic Production in The Dial.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 30.2 (Fall 2011): 317-42. (Invited contribution)

  • “Scandalous Reputations: Serializing Ulysses in Two Worlds Monthly.” Berfrois. 16 June 2011. http://www.berfrois.com/2011/06/happy-bloomsday/

  • “Joyce’s Ellmann.” Joyce Studies Annual (2010): 3-70. (Lead article)

  • “Crossing Folkloric Bridges: The Cat, the Devil, and Joyce.” James Joyce Quarterly 45.3-4 (Spring-Summer 2008): 537-55.

  • “Unsuspecting Narrative Doubles in Serial Publication: The Illustrated Turn of the Screw and Collier’s U.S.S. Maine Coverage.” Henry James Review 29.1 (Winter 2008): 80-97.

Selected Recent Lectures and Conferences:

  • “The Serialization of Time.” International Zürich James Joyce Foundation Workshop (Zürich, Switzerland; Aug. 2015).

  • Ulysses in the Little Review, Two Worlds Monthly, and Ulysses Seen.” 24th International James Joyce Symposium (Utrecht, The Netherlands; June 2014).

  • Invited roundtable respondent, Instruments of Peace Symposium at Erskine College (Due West, SC; April 2014).

  • “The Great War: Covering and Forgetting.” MLA (Seattle; Jan. 2012).

  • “How Ellmann Wrote the Joyce Biography.” Trieste James Joyce Summer School (Trieste, Italy; June 2011). Invited Lecture.

  • “Reading Modernism in the Magazines.” University of Basel (Switzerland; March 2011). Invited Lecture.

  • “Joyce’s Magazine Scandals.” Dublin James Joyce Centre (Dublin, Ireland; 7 March 2011) and Zürich James Joyce Foundation (Zürich, Switzerland; 1 March 2011). Invited Lecture.

  • “Kipling Illustrated: Mapping Kim’s Identity through Modern Magazines.” Modernist Studies Association (Montréal, Canada; Nov. 2009).