Selected publications & lectures (11/2012)
Department of English
University of Florida
(Entries for texts published only in digital formats include approximate word counts.)
Book chapters & journal articles in press
- “Colossus: The Forbin Project” and “Vynález zkázy (A Deadly Invention, aka Invention of Destruction, The Fabulous World of Jules Verne).” When Worlds Collide: The Critical Companion to Science Fiction Film Adaptations. Eds. Peter Wright and Sue Short. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2012.
Books & edited collections in progress
- Collectionner l’Extraordinaire, sonder l’Ailleurs. Essais sur Jules Verne en l’honneur de Jean-Michel Margot. Eds. Terry Harpold, Daniel Compère, and Volker Dehs. Amiens: Encrage Edition / L’Association des Amis du Roman Populaire, 2012.
- Des leçons d’abîme: Intertextual Relays of Jules Verne’s Voyages extraordinaires.
- Guest Editor (with Arthur B. Evans, Rob Latham, and George Slusser), Special Sequence: “The 2009 J. Lloyd Eaton Science Fiction Conference – Extraordinary Voyages: Jules Verne and Beyond.” Verniana 2 & 4 (2009–10, 2011–12).
- “The Underside of the Digital Field.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 6.2 (2012). 16,400 words, 9 figs.
- “Verne the Futurist: ‘Jules Verne Foresaw Hitler’s Rise and Fall.’” Verniana 4 (2011): 99–106. 3000 words, 2 figs.
- “Editorial – The Historical Rupture in Verne Studies.” Verniana 3 (2010). 1850 words.
- “Verne’s Errant Readers: Nemo, Clawbonny, Michel Dufrénoy.” Verniana 1 (2009): 31–42. 6200 words, 3 figs.
- “Screw the Grue: Mediality, Metalepsis, Recapture.” Game Studies 7.1 (2007). 7500 words, 3 figs.
- “Reading the Illustrations of Verne’s Voyages extraordinaires: The Example of Le Superbe Orénoque.” ImageTexT 3.1 (2006). 14,300 words, 19 figs.
- “Un Intertexte sophocléen du Voyage au centre de la terre.” Bulletin de la Société Jules Verne (NS) 153 (2005): 33–35.
- “The Providential Grace of Verne’s Le Testament d’un excentrique.” IRIS (Centre de recherche sur l’imaginaire, Université Stendhal–Grenoble 3) 28 (2005): 157–68. 3 figs. Rpt. in De Verniaan (Dordrecht: Jules Verne Genootschap) 48 (2011): 8–16.
- “Verne, Baudelaire et Poe – La Jangada et ‘Le Scarabée d’or.’” Revue Jules Verne 19–20 (2005): 162–68.
- “Verne’s Cartographies.” Science Fiction Studies 32.1 (2005): 18–42. 19 figs.
- (With Kavita Philip) Party Over, Oops, Out of Time: Y2K, Technological Risk and
Informational Millenarianism. NMEDIAC 1.1
(2002). 12,300 words, 6 figs.
- (With Kavita Philip) Of Bugs and Rats: Cyber-Cleanliness, Cyber-Squalor, and the Fantasy-Spaces
of Informational Globalization. Postmodern
Culture 11.1 (2000). 11,000 words, 7 figs.
- Dark Continents: Critique of Internet Metageographies. Postmodern
Culture 9.2 (1999). 11,500 words. 16 figs.
- “The Misfortunes of the Digital Text. Readerly/Writerly
- The Grotesque Corpus. Perforations 2.3 (1992). 5200 words.
- The Contingencies of the Hypertext Link. Writing on the
Edge 2.2 (1991): 12637.
- The Anatomy of Satire: Aggressivity and Satirical Physick in Gullivers
Travels. Literature and Psychology 36.3 (1990):
- Did you get Mathilda from Papa?: Seduction Fantasy and
the Circulation of Mary Shelleys Mathilda. Studies
in Romanticism 28 (1989): 4967.
- “The End Begins: John Wyndham’s Zombie Cozy.” Generation Zombie: Essays on the Living Dead in Modern Culture. Eds. Stephanie Boluk and Wylie Lenz. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2011.156–64.
- “Where is Verne’s Mars?” Visions of Mars: Essays on the Red Planet in Fiction and Science. Eds. Howard V. Hendrix, George E. Slusser, and Eric S. Rabkin. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2011. 29–35.
- “Squiggle Games.” Prepare for Pictopia! Eds. Peter Thaler and Lars Denicke. Berlin: Pictoplasma Publishing, 2009. 62–65. 3 figs.
- “Jules Verne’s Early Poetry [Jules Vernes vroege poëzie].” “Jeugdherinneringen” en andere texten [“Memories of Childhood and Youth” and Other Texts]. Ed. Garmt de Vries-Uiterweerd. Trans. Hein Wernik and Garmt de Vries-Uiterweerd. Dordrecht: Jules Verne Genootschap, 2008. 29–33.
- “Screw the Grue: Mediality, Metalepsis, Recapture.” Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games. Eds. Laurie N. Taylor and Zach Whalen. Vanderbilt University Press, 2008. 91–108. 3 figs.
- “Digital Narrative.” The Routledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory. Eds. David Herman, Manfred Jahn, and Marie-Laure Ryan. New York: Routledge, 2005. 108–12.
- “Hypertext.” Glossalalia: An Alphabet of Critical Keywords. Ed. Julian Wolfreys.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. 113–26. 3 figs.
- The Contingencies of the Hypertext Link. The New Media
Reader. Eds. Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort. Cambridge, MA: MIT
Press, 2003. Reprint of Harpold, 1991.
- The Misfortunes of the Digital Text. The Emerging CyberCulture:
Literacy, Paradigm, and Paradox. Eds. Stephanie B. Gibson and Ollie
Oviedo. Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2000. 12949. 2 figs.
- Did you get Mathilda from Papa?: Seduction Fantasy and
the Circulation of Mary Shelleys Mathilda. Critical
Essays on Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Ed. Mary Lowe-Evans. New York:
G.K. Hall & Co., 1998. 10117. Reprint of Harpold, 1989.
- Conclusions. Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology. Eds. Paula Geyh, Fred Leebron, and Andrew Levy. New York: W.W. Norton &
Co., 1998. 63748. Excerpt of Harpold 1994.
- “Conclusiones.” Teoría del hipertexto. Ed. George P. Landow. Trans. Patrick Ducher. Barcelona: Paidós Ibérica, 1997. 221–56. 1 fig. Trans. of Harpold 1994.
- Hypertext and Hypermedia: A Selected Bibliography. The
Hypertext/Hypermedia Handbook. Ed. Joe Devlin and Emily Berk. New York:
McGraw-Hill, 1991. 55571.
- Threnody: Psychoanalytic Digressions on the Subject of Hypertexts. Hypermedia and Literary Studies. Eds. Paul Delany and George
Landow. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991. 17184.
Reviews & review essays
- “Other Kingdoms” – Review essay on Three Science Fiction Novellas: From Prehistory to the End of Mankind by J.-H. Rosny aîné, ed. and trans. Danièle Chatelain and George Slusser (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012); and The Navigators of Space and Other Alien Encounters by J.-H. Rosny aîné, ed. and trans. Brian Stableford (Encino, CA: Black Coat Press, 2010). Science Fiction Studies 39.3 (2012): 512–20.
- “Much Like Our First Lives” – Review essay on Games of Empire: Global Capitalism and Video Games, by Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2009). Science Fiction Film and Television 4.2 (2011): 271–79.
- “SPLAT! CRACK!” – Review of Secret Identity: The Fetish Art of Superman’s Co-Creator Joe Shuster, by Craig Yoe (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2009). ImageTexT 5.3 (Fall 2010). 1900 words, 5 figs.
- “‘Now you will pay a dreadful penalty!’” – Review of I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets!, by Fletcher Hanks (ed. Paul Karasik, Seattle WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2007), and You Shall Die by Your Own Evil Creation!, by Fletcher Hanks (ed. Paul Karasik, Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2009). ImageTexT 5.1 (2010). 1700 words, 1 fig.
- Review of Jules Verne: Journeys in Writing, by Timothy Unwin (Liverpool University Press, 2005). Nineteenth-Century Contexts 30.2 (2008): 207–10.
- “Facilis descensus Averni” – Review of Subterranean Worlds: A Critical Anthology, ed. Peter Fitting (Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2004). Science Fiction Studies 33.2 (2006): 357–61.
- Review of Cognitive Fictions, by Joseph Tabbi (Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2002). South Atlantic Review 70.2 (2005): 151–55.
- Review of Masons, Tricksters and Cartographers, by David Turnbull (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1999). Technology and Culture 43.2 (2002): 398–401.
- Review of The Literary Text in the Digital Age, ed. Richard J. Finneran (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1996). South Atlantic Review 63.4 (1998): 92–97.
- Dry Leatherette: Cronenbergs Crash (review essay). Postmodern Culture 7.3 (1997). 5600 words.
Papers published in refereed conference proceedings
- “Thick & Thin: Direct Manipulation & the Spatial Regimes of Human-Computer Interaction.” Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2001. Boston: ACM Press, 2001. 78–82. 6 figs.
- “Of Bugs and Rats: Globalization, Cyber-Cleanliness, Cyber-Squalor.” Coauthor with Kavita Philip. Exploring Cybersociety. University of Northumbria, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, July 5–9, 1999. 7 figs.
- (With Tomonari Kamba, Shawn Elson, Tim Stamper and Piyawadee Sukaviriya) “Using Small Screen Space More Efficiently.” Proceedings of CHI ’96. Boston: ACM Press, 1996. 383–89. 6 figs.
Invited lectures; conference presentations without proceedings, 1995–.
- “In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents: Verne’s Textual Monsters.” Invited lecture for “Mapping the World, Mapping the Self,” colloquium sponsored by the Department of French and Italian, Princeton University, April 19–20, 2012.
- “In the Wake of the Sea-Serpents: Verne’s Textual Monster, Les Histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin.” Conference of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL, March 21–25, 2012.
- “Family Tree and Others,” “The Underside of the Digital Field.” Invited teaching seminars for the Electronic Poetry Center, University of Buffalo. November 28–29, 2011.
- “The Continuing Advantage of Our Awkwardness.” Invited plenary lecture. “The Future of the Book.” Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, July 21–22, 2011.
- “Fort’s Falling Fictions.” Conference of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL, March 16–20, 2011.
- “‘An End to Novels’: A Forgotten Transatlantic Dialogue with Jules Verne on the Future of the Novel.” J. Lloyd Eaton Science Fiction Conference: “Global Science Fiction.” University of California, Riverside. February 11–13, 2011.
- “His Master’s Voice: E-Books, Illusionism, and the Future of Electronic Reading.” “ELO_AI – Archive and Innovate,” 2010 Conference of the Electronic Literature Organization. Brown University. June 3–6, 2010.
- “The Monstrous Air Serpent: Dracontology of the Early 20th Century Aeronautic Imaginary.” Conference of the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL, March 17–21, 2010.
- “The Underside of Digital Studies.” Invited guest speaker, “Futures of Digital Studies,” 2010 Conference of the Digital Assembly. University of Florida. February 25–27, 2010
- “Not Just for Children: Re-reading Jules Verne (With Your Children).” Invited talk for “Conversations in Children’s Literature.” Center for Children’s Literature and Culture, University of Florida. January 19, 2010.
- “Professor Lidenbrock and the Mole Men.” “J. Lloyd Eaton Conference 2009, Extraordinary Voyages: Jules Verne and Beyond.” University of California, Riverside. April 30–May 2, 2009.
- “Arresting Fingers.” Invited talk for 2009 Conference of the Digital Assembly. University of Florida. March 6–7, 2009.
- “Showing Reading: Images of Readers in the Illustrated Voyages extraordinaires.” “Jules Verne: Rencontres en l’honneur de Jean-Michel Margot.” La Maison d’Ailleurs. Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland. October 5, 2008.
- “Pour un auteur mondial, une collection mondiale.” Invited keynote for opening of L’Espace Jules Verne, La Maison d’Ailleurs. Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland. October 4, 2008.
- “Where is Verne’s Mars?” 2008 J. Lloyd Eaton Science Fiction Conference, “Chronicling Mars.” University of California, Riverside. May 16–18, 2008.
- “‘Fickle Rolling Wheel’: Ted Nelson, Orville W. Owen, and the Topology of Textual Intercomparison.” Invited lecture for the Department of Comparative Literature, Humanities Research Institute, and the Arts Computation Engineering program, University of California, Irvine. May 13, 2008
- “Verne’s Errant Readers: Nemo, Clawbonny, Michel Dufrénoy.” North American Jules Verne Society. Albuquerque, NM. June 7–10, 2006.
- “Reading the Illustrations: The Example of Le Superbe Orénoque.” North American Jules Verne Society. Norfolk, VA. May 26–28, 2006.
- “Reading the Illustrations of The Extraordinary Voyages.” Broward County Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Invited keynote of “Journey Through the Imagination of Jules Verne,” an exhibit of Verniana on loan from the Bibliothèques d’Amiens Métropole (Amiens, France), November 14, 2005 – January 25, 2006. December 9, 2005.
- “‘À une lettre, près’: Translating Verne’s Voyages extraordinaires.” Translation Routes. University of Florida. October 14–15, 2005.
- “Verne, Baudelaire et Poe – La Jangada et ‘Le Scarabée d’or.” Le Mondial Jules Verne, Amiens, France. March 21 –27, 2005.
- “Screw the Grue: Programmed Narrative and Limits of the Gameworld.” Playing the Past: Nostalgia in Video Games and Electronic Literature. University of Florida. March 18–19, 2005.
- “The Providential Grace of Le Testament d’un excentrique.” North American Jules Verne Society. Washington, D.C. May 13–15, 2004.
- “Verne’s Cartographies.” Invited lecture for the Alliance Française de Washington, D.C. May 12, 2004.
- “Opening Play (Parade as Prologue in Verne.)” Carnevale, Karneval! Processions, Parades, and Propaganda. University of Florida. March 15–16, 2004.
- “The Fortean Thing.” Convention of the Modern Language Association of America. San Diego, CA, December 27–30, 2003.
- “Des leçons d’abîme: Intertextual Relays of the Voyages extraordinaires.” North American Jules Verne Society. Tampa, FL. May 9–11, 2003.
- “Space Sickness: Jules Verne’s Voyage au centre de la Terre.” In
The Wake Of Carnivale: Ritual Wandering as a Prelude To Paradise. University
of Florida. February 24–26, 2003.
- “Critique of Pure Usability: Perverse Structure and the Graphical User Interface.” The
Desire of the Analysts: Psychoanalysis & Cultural Criticism in the 21st
Century. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. February 13–15,
- Transmediality and the Upgrade Path. Conference of the
American Comparative Literature Association. San Juan, Puerto Rico. April
- Thickening: Reading in the Field of the GUI. Digital Arts &
Culture 2001. Brown University, Providence, RI. April 2628, 2001.
- (With Kavita Philip) Party Over, Oops, Out of Time: Y2K and Cybercultural
Primitivism. Global (Dis)Connections.
Illinois State University, Normal, IL. April 2627, 2001.
- New Lands: Of Heterotopian Networks. Conference of the
Marxist Reading Group. University of Florida. March 2931,
- The Network and the Geographic Imaginary. Convention of
the Association of American Geographers. New York, NY. February 27March
- Reading-Work. 2000 Convention of the Society for Literature
and Science. Atlanta, GA, October 58, 2000.
- The Circuit-Fantasy and Its Remainder. Emory University, Atlanta,
GA. February 16, 2000.
- (With Kavita Philip) Going Native: The Y2K Bug and Cybercultural Fantasies
of the Primitive. Theory at the End of
the Millennium. Vidya Bhawan Rural Institute, Udaipur, India. December 1618,
- (With Kavita Philip) Of Bugs and Rats: Globalization, Cyber-cleanliness, Cyber-squalor.
Convention of the South Atlantic Modern
Language Association. Atlanta, GA. November 46, 1999.
- Exfoliations. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. March 29,
- Resisting the Page. Futures of the Book. Nexus Contemporary
Art Center, Atlanta, GA. March 27, 1999.
- Before the Subject: Prefatory Remarks on the Ethic of New Media.
Digital Arts and Culture 1998. University of Bergen, Norway. November 26–28,
- Off-Camera: The Noise-Object of Lacans Télévision.
Conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society.
Atlanta, GA. November 68, 1998.
- Dark Continents: The Political Economy of Internet Visualizations.
Science, Technology, and Race, 1998. Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA. April 23, 1998.
- J.G. Ballard: The Dereliction of the Gaze. Convention
of the Society for Literature and Science. Pittsburgh, PA. October 30November
- Auriductio. Spoken-word performance with The Performance Technology
Research Laboratory. Third Annual Performance Studies Conference. Atlanta,
GA. April 10, 1997.
- Poetics and the Graphical User Interface: Rethinking the Substance
of Hypertexts. 1996 Convention of the Modern Language Association of
America. Washington, DC. December 2730, 1996.
- Negative Prosthesis: Tsukamotos Tetsuo: The Iron Man.
1996 Convention of the Society for Literature and Science. Atlanta, GA. October
- Points of Resistance: A Response to Robert Romanyshyn. Points
of Departure: The Jim Klee Forum. State University of West Georgia, Carrolton,
GA. May 27, 1996.
- Knowledge on the Screen: The Gaze and the Visible Interface.
Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Atlantic Alliance for Computers and Writing.
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. February 910, 1996.
- The Boundary of Digital Reading. University of Georgia, Athens,
GA. May 19, 1995.
- The Metaphysics of Hypertext Vision. Convention of the
American Comparative Literature Association. Athens, GA. March 1517,
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