Presentations

  • “Reclaiming the Goopher: Reconstructing (White) Capital through Narration,” Invited presentation, Panel on Reconstruction and Literature, New Orleans, October 2021 (cancelled after hurricane). , Accepted, 2021.
  • “Pudding Economics: Franklin’s “The Way to Wealth” and the Transactional Self. Invited lecture, 26 October, 2018, University of Illinois: Capital, Credit, and American Literary History. , Presented, 2018.
  • Almost as Good as Bitcoin: Twain’s Roughing It, Mining, and the Evolution of Finance Capital,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, March 2022, Salt Lake City, UT. , Accepted, 2022.
  • “Reading and Sedition: Charles Brockden Brown’s “Thessalonica” and Nation Formation,” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference, March 2022, Baltimore, MD. , Accepted, 2021.
  • “Mrs. Newly-Wed Speaks for Her Servants: Labor, Capital, Race, and Narration in Alice Dunbar Nelson,” American Literature Association Annual Conference, July 2021, Boston, MA. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Climbing in Safety Last!” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, January 2021, Zoom. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Whipping and the Logic of Faith,” April 2012, Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah. , Presented, 2012.
  • "Climbing in Safety Last!" Paper on the social and commercial meaning of physical comedy, in popular 1923 film about employment in a grand emporiom. Accepted by Forum on Comedy of the Modern Language Association, for delivery at the January 2021 Modern Language Association Convention. , Presented, 2021.
  • “Paper Certification: Reading and the Allocation of Agency.” Paper on philosophies of reading and reading instruction in the early decades of the U.S. Accepted by Forum on 19th Century American Literature, of the Modern Language Association, for delivery at the January 2020 Modern Language Association Convention. , Accepted, 2019.
  • “Statistical Paradox: Measurements Against Slavery”. , Presented, 2019.
  • “History and ‘Progress’ of Corporate Being,” November 2018, Atlanta, GA, American Studies Association Convention. , Presented, 2018.
  • “’The Sensations of the People’: Hamilton and the Habit of Social Attachment.” November, 2017, Chicago, IL, American Studies Association Annual Convention . Solicited for American Literature. , Presented, 2017.
  • “’The Sensations of the People’: Hamilton’s Habitual Citizen,” May 2017, Boston, MA, American Literature Association Annual Conference. , Accepted, 2017.
  • “’Social Want’ in Economic Narrative,” Annual Conference for the International Society for the Study of Narrative, March 2017, Lexington, KY. , Accepted, 2016.
  • “Impulsive Cognition, National Identity, and Narration in the New U.S. Republic,” February 2017, Santa Barbara, CA, Western Society of 18th century Studies Conference. , Accepted, 2016.
  • “The Emulative Subject and the £1,000,000 Note,” May 2016, San Francisco, CA, Mark Twain Society Panel, American Literature Association Annual Conference. Solicited for publication, 2017. , Presented, 2016.
  • “The Census and Seduction: Population Stimulation and Management in Early National Texts,” January 2016, Austin, TX, Modern Language Association Annual Convention. , Presented, 2016.
  • “Pudding Economics: The Dream of Rational Expectations in Franklin’s “The Way to Wealth,” May 2015, Boston, MA, American Literature Association Annual Conference. , Presented, 2015.
  • “’Self-Command’ and the Frailty of Propriety,” March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, American Society of Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference. , Presented, 2015.
  • “’Fumes of Free Enterprise’”: DeLillo’s Prisoners, Rational Expectations, and the Financial Crisis,” January 2015, Vancouver, BC, Modern Language Association Annual Convention. , Presented, 2015.

Publications

  • Howard Horwitz (date unknown). Narrating the Virtual Economy. Vol. Teaching Economics and America, MLA (2023). Accepted, .
  • Howard Horwitz (date unknown). “Social Want" in Economic Narrative. In The Routledge Companion to Literature & Economics. (pp. 11 print). Vol. The Routledge Companion to Lit. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Horwitz (date unknown). Pudding Economics: Franklin’s “The Way to Wealth” and the Transactional Self. American Literary History (Oxford University Press). Vol. 31, 596-618. Accepted, .