Professor of English
University of Tulsa




Sean Latham is Pauline McFarlin Walter Endowed Chair of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Tulsa where he serves as Editor of the James Joyce Quarterly and Director of the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities.

He is the author or editor of eight books and numerous articles on topics in modern literature, culture, and media. His books include The Little Review Ulysses, Modernism: Evolution of an Idea, The Art of Scandal: Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman a Clef (2009) and Am I a Snob? Modernism and the Novel (2003).

Professor Latham is a past president of the Modernist Studies Assoication (2009-09), Executive Secretary of the International James Joyce Foundation, and was the 2009 Carole and Gordon Segal Professor of Irish Literature at Northwestern University. His work has been supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the SCMLA, the Oklahoma Humanities Council, and the Mellon Foundation. In 2003 he received the University Outstanding Teaching Award from TU.

He is currently at work on a book about Bob Dylan and magazines as well as a series of essays on Joyce and video games.

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