Moving Through Time (Dancing/Loitering/Skipping)

Dalia Davoudi

Indiana University

Dalia Davoudi is a doctoral candidate in English at Indiana University. Her dissertation, “Body Moves,” draws on mid-nineteenth century American literature, visual culture, and technology to consider the convergence of aesthetics, politics, and science as mediated through accounts of the female body.


“Moving Through Time (Dancing/Loitering/Skipping)” centers on Civil War-era writers who, during the late 1850’s and 1860’s, write female (pre-) adolescence as disruptive, uncanny, and always out of time. Drawing on the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Dalia Davoudi (Indiana University)

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Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth


S7b » Seminar 7.b: Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth II (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Boardroom East)

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