School of History, Art History and Philosophy

Mr David Hull

Post:Research Student (American Studies)
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Biography

I came to Sussex in 2010 to begin my PhD in American Literature, with research on twentieth-century American poetry and the state power. I hold an MA (dist.) from the University of York (2009) and a BA in American and English Literature from the University of East Anglia (2006).

Role

PhD candidate and Associate Tutor in American Literature

Activities

Co-organizer of the recent two-day Purity Conference at Sussex

Editorial board of Excursions, an interdisciplinary journal based in the English Department at Sussex

Conference papers I have given include

—'"Things do not connect; they correspond": Epistolarity and translation in Jack Spicer's After Lorca', at Picture This: Letters and Postcards Beyond Text, March 25–26, 2011, University of Sussex.

—'"[O]ne sap and one root": Ezra Pound's Transnational American Nationalism, at British Association of American Studies, PG Conference, Dec 11–12 2013, University of Nottingham.

 — "Aesthetic Autonomy as National Autonomy: Ezra Pound and the First Balkan War", at Cosmopolitanism, Aestheticism, and Decadence, 1860–1920, 17–18 June, 2014, University of Oxford.