Leah Budke

Leah Budke
KU Leuven | ku leuven

PhD in Literary Studies


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Leah Budke is the information specialist research – focus digital scholarship in the humanities of KU Leuven Libraries Artes. Her primary role is to advise humanities researchers and teaching staff on digital tools and methods. She has expertise in network analysis and visualization, but is interested in all aspects of digital scholarship.
September 2015 - June 2016
Ghent University
Field of study
  • Linguistics and Literature - English
September 2012 - June 2015
Ghent University
Field of study
  • Linguistics and Literature - English and Spanish
September 2006 - May 2011
Fort Hays State University
Field of study
  • Modern Languages - Spanish


Publications (4)
This article examines two intrinsically linked periodical publications: Others: A Magazine of the New Verse (1915–1919) and Others: An Anthology of the New Verse (1916–1920) both edited by Alfred Kreymborg. To date, scholarship on the publications has focused either on the magazine or, to a lesser extent, on the anthology, but never on the dynamic...
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Matthew Chambers, Modernism, Periodicals, and Cultural Poetics (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). 205 pp. ISBN 978-1-137-54135-2
In December 1916, Wheels: An Anthology of Verse, edited by Edith Sitwell, debuted. Sitwell's main achievement in her role as editor has largely been considered the fourth cycle in which she published seven poems by Wilfred Owen. Viewing Wheels solely from this perspective, however, places the emphasis on the contributions by male poets, framing Whe...


Project (1)
Markers and Makers of Tradition: The Serially Published Modernist "Little" Anthology (1912-1930) is a four-year doctoral research project funded by the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO). It is based at the Department of Literary Studies, Ghent University, Belgium. The project is centered around the modernist poetry anthology and explores how this publication type both marked and made tradition at the beginning of the twentieth century. In order to answer questions about how poetry functioned in the anthology, it looks at the relationship between the serially published anthology and the modernist magazine.