Rebecca Macmillan is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin, and currently the Assistant Editor of Texas Studies in Literature and Language. Her dissertation looks at contemporary poetry projects that incorporate visual materials and employ archival strategies to document ordinary forms of present-day crisis. Her broader research and teaching interests include: poetry and poetics, theories of the archive, photography, feminist and affect studies, and memoir.
Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say theyre online almost constantly. Now much of that time, it seems, is spent incessantly compiling and navigating vast collections and streams of images. In a 2014 survey, the photo...