Tim Conley

SCLA Faculty

Tim Conley


Tim Conley, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of English

Tim Conley studies and teaches modernist and contemporary literature, and has published essays on a variety of twentieth-century works and authors, including Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, William Gaddis, Vladimir Nabokov, Marcel Proust, and most extensively James Joyce, as well as his own short fiction, poetry, translations, and reviews.

Recent Publications:

Burning City: Poems of Metropolitan Modernity. (Co-edited with Jed Rasula.) Notre Dame: Action Books, 2012.

Joyce’s Disciples Disciplined: A Re-Exagmination of the ‘Exagmination’ of ‘Work in Progress.’ (Editor.) Dublin: University College Dublin Press, 2010.

“Finnegans Wake: Some Assembly Required.” James Joyce: Visions and Revisions. Ed. Sean Latham. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2010. 132-52.

“‘Whole Only Holes Tied Together’: Joyce and the Paradox of Summary.” James Joyce Quarterly 47.2 (2010): 231-45.

“‘Hive of Words’: The Transnational Poetics of the Eiffel Tower.” Modernism/Modernity 17.4 (2010): 765-77.

“How Limited Is Your Edition? (Meditations on a New Wake).” Hypermedia Joyce Studies (online, 2010).

“This Little Prodigy Went to Market: The Education of J R.” William Gaddis, “The Last of Something”: Critical Essays. Ed. Christopher Leise et al. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2010. 126-42.

“Language and Languages.” James Joyce in Context. Ed. John McCourt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 309-19.

“‘A whore’s answer to a whore’: The Prostitution of Jack Spicer.” English Studies in Canada 34.2-3 (2008): 71-89.


Research Interests:

International Modernism

Literary Translation and Theory

Poetry and Poetics

James Joyce

Samuel Beckett

Reading and Cognition

Vladimir Nabokov


Literary Magazines and Periodicals

Mathematics and Literature


Departmental Events

Student Poster exhibit
February 6, 2016 - 9:00am - 7:00pm
Screening of Venezuelan film Pelo Malo (Bad Hair)
February 10, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Festiv'ébène 2016 Francophone festival (Black history month)
February 8, 2016 - 9:00am - February 27, 2016 - 10:00pm