Keaghan Turner is Assistant Professor of Digital Writing and Humanistic Studies in the Department of English. Her current writing focuses on intersections between old books and new media, the pleasures and pathologies of collection behaviors, and print addiction in Sherlock Holmes. Dr. Turner’s scholarly article on Agatha Christie and social media is published in Clues: A Journal of Detection (2016) and her co-authored book chapter examining vintage products and the legacy of Gone with the Wind appears in New Approaches to Gone with the Wind (LSU Press, 2015). Other digital publications appear on South Writ Large, storySouth, Babble, and Brain, Child.
Dr. Turner is a Past President of the Victorians Institute and Associate Editor of the Victorian Institute Journal’s Digital Annex. She also serves as Editor of Bridges: A Journal of Student Research, which showcases the scholarship of Coastal undergraduates.
Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., Georgetown University
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Associate Editor, Victorians Institute Journal Digital Annex
Editor, Bridges: A Journal of Student Research, Coastal Carolina University
“Remediating Agatha Christie: Social Media in A Murder is Announced.” Clues: A Journal of Detection. Special Issue: Reappropriating Agatha Christie. Edited by Jesper Gulddal and Alistair Rolls. (2016). 126-137.
“Why Gone With The Wind Isn’t: The Contemporary Blowback.” Co-authored with Daniel Cross Turner in New Approaches to Gone with the Wind. Edited by James Andrew Crank. Louisiana State University Press (2015). 135-163.
Victorian literature, the novel, writing and technology, gender studies
Dr. Turner’s research interests include exploring the convergences between textual studies and digital media communications, British fin de siècle crime and detective fiction, writing technologies and Victorian fiction, agony columns and nineteenth-century periodicals, object theories and collections studies.