Jessica Swoboda


Novel, Modern & Contemporary, Methodology, Affect

M.A. Boston College, 2017
B.A. (Honors) Villanova University, 2015
Grants and Fellowships
2019-2021 Irby Cauthen Jefferson Fellow, Jefferson Scholars Foundation
2019 AHSS Summer Research Fellowship
Seminars and Conference Presentations
2019 NEH Seminar on "Religion, Secularism, and the Novel," University of Iowa, July 15-August 3.
2018 “Modernist Secularism and Its Discontents,” Roundtable co-organized with Matthew Mutter and Thomas Berenato, Modernist Studies Association,Columbus, OH, Nov. 6-8.
2018 "Mrs. Dalloway's Secular Analogue of Eucharistic Communion," 28th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Canterbury, UK, June 21-24.
2016 “Reconceiving Religious Experience: The Secular/Religious Binary and To the Lighthouse.” 26th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Leeds, UK, June 21-24.