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Book Projects

  1. Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation. Stanford University Press, 2017. Alienation of intellectual labor from the material contexts of the digital word.
  2. “Author Function: An Inquiry Concerning the Creative Limits of Artificial Intelligence.” Under review. The fetishism of “smart” commodities.
  3. Literature and the Experimental Humanities with Maria Sachiko Cecire. Under contract by invitation to “Literature and Contemporary Thought” series published by Routledge, ed. Ursula K. Heise & Guillermina De Ferrari. Manuscript in progress. Play, exploration, performance, and deviation from the established methodological procedures.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. “Distributed Agency in the Novel.” Under review, fall 2018.
  2. “American Formalism and the Automation of Intellectual Labor.” Under review, fall 2018.
  3. Toward a Computational Archaeology of Fictional Space.” New Literary History 49, no. 1 (2018).
  4. Laminate Text: The Strata of Digital Inscription.” Amodern. December, 2017.
  5. Unintelligent Design.” Boundary 2 44, no. 2 (May 1, 2017): 145–56.
  6. Book Piracy as Peer Preservation.” Computational Culture 4 (2014).
  7. Sustainable Authorship in Plain Text.” The Programming Historian (2014). Translated into Spanish as “Escritura sostenible en texto plano usando Pandoc y Markdown” by Víctor Gayol (revisado por Antonio Rojas Castro y Maria José Afanador-Llach).
  8. Stalin’s PowerPoint.” Modernism/modernity 21.1 (2014): 253–267.
  9. “Three Notes on Mary.” The Nabokovian 46 (2001): 24-25.

Contributed Essays & Chapters (Refereed)

  1. “Reading Platforms,” forthcoming in The Unfinished Book, ed. by Alex Gillespie and
    Deidre Shauna Lynch. Oxford UP, 2019.
  2. “Migrant Media,” forthcoming in Understanding Flusser, Understanding Modernism, ed. by Aaron Jaffe , Rodrigi Martini, and Michael F. Miller. Bloomsbury, 2019.
  3. “Anonymous, Massively Collaborative, Trans-human,” forthcoming in Rethinking Authorship in Comparative and Historical Perspectives, ed. Haruo Shirane and Tomi Suzuki. Iwanami Shoten, 2018.
  4. “Digital Text” in Cambridge Critical Concepts: Technology, forthcoming as part of the Cambridge Critical Concepts in Literary Studies series, ed. Adam Hammond. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
  5. “Archive” in Literature: An Introduction to Theory and Analysis, ed. Mads Rosendahl Thomsen, et al. Bloomsbury, 2017.
  6. “Visual-quantitative Approaches to the Intellectual History of the Field” in Futures of Comparative Literature, ed. Ursula K. Heise, et al. Routledge, 2017.
  7. “Critical Computing in the Humanities” with John Simpson and Phillip Polefrone in Doing Digital Humanities: Practice, Training and Research, Ed. Ray Siemens. Routledge, 2016.
  8. “Blunt Instrumentalism” in Debates in the Digital Humanities, ed. Matthew K. Gold, et al. Minnesota UP, 2016.
  9. “Travelogue as Fact and Fiction.” Imaginäre Topografien: Migration und Verortung, ed. Klaus Müller-Richter and Ramona Uritescu-Lombard. Transcript-Verlag, 2007: 99-111.

Book Reviews

  1. Dennis Tenen on Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age by Bernard Harcourt.” Los Angeles Review of Books (2016). Included in the The Digital Revolution: Debating the Promise and Perils of the Internet in the Last Years of the Obama Administration (LARB, 2017), ed. Michele Pridmore-Brown & Julien Crockett.
  2. What Is? Nine Epistemological Essays by Johanna Drucker.” Design and Culture, 7.2 (2015): 264-5.
  3. Writing Technology: The Circle by David Eggers and Mad About a Boy by Bridget Jones.” Public Books (2014).
  4. History and Poetics of Intertextuality by Marko Juvan.” The Slavic and East European Journal 56.2 (2012): 309.
  5. Vokzal, Garazh, Angar: Vladimir Nabokov I Poetika Russkogo Urbanizma by Yuri Leving.” The Slavic and East European Journal 49.4 (2005): 688–89.
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