Centre for the History of the Book

Dr Lisa Otty

Dr Lisa Otty is Lecturer in English Literature.

Dr Lisa Otty

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  • The Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society (CDCS)

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Dr Lisa Otty is currently a research fellow on the AHRC-funded Palimpsest project. Her research interests include modernism, the relationship between writing and visual art, reading theory and reception studies, digital humanities, archival theory and practice. Between 2012 and 2013, she held an AHRC Early Career Fellowship at the CHB: this project, in partnership with the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, focused on experimental poet-led small presses operating in the early 20th Century. In 2012, Lisa was the Alfred W. and Blanche Knopf Visiting Fellow at the Harry Ransom Centre, University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, she was Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the project AHRC-funded ‘Poetry Beyond Text: Vision, Text and Cognition’ at the University of Dundee.