Anna Ioanes

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Anna Ioanes is Assistant Professor of English at the University of St. Francis (Illinois). A scholar of post-1945 American literature and culture, her research interests include affect studies, aesthetics, avant-gardes, and theories of race, gender, and sexuality. Her scholarship appears in American Literature, Journal of Modern Literature, the minnesota review, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and ASAP/J, where she is also a contributing editor.

Young-Girls in Wikiland

Anna and Ellen Ioanes document the changing meaning of the word “aesthetic” reflected in the evolution of Aesthetics Wiki’s moderators and users: a practice of identity-making in an era of neoliberalism. From this encyclopedia, we come to recognize a fully realized style when we see it: something that is just so aesthetic.

Shriek When the Pain Hits: Form, Feeling, and Violence in the Inflammatory Essays

Consuming Holzer’s text as image in the gallery and on Pinterest

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