Presentations and Talks

PRESENTATIONS (select)
A selection of talks and related events can be found by on  the “Talks” category on this site.
A complete account of presentations, talks, workshops, and guest lectures is detailed on my c.v.

(Invited) “SF in the Classroom.” Campbell Science Fiction Conference: “From the Fringes to the Classroom:What’s Next in Science Fiction Education?” University of Kansas. Lawrence, KA. June 2015 <http://www.sfcenter.ku.edu/campbell-conference.htm

“Nature’s Agents: Chreods, Code, Plato, and Plants.” Locating the Text: Electronic Literature Organization Annual Meeting.  Paris, France. Sept. 2013.

“The Sublime Nature of Empress & Hierophant–or, Re-mixing Romanticism in Second Life.” International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL. March 2014.

(Invited) “Going to Market.” UCSB Comparative Literature Job Market Workshop. October 2013; “On Debates in the Digital Humanities.” Guest Lecture for Professor Catherine Nesci’s Proseminar in Comparative Literature. UCSB. October 2013.

“Nature’s Agents: Chreods, Code, Plato, and Plants.” Locating the Text: Electronic Literature Organization Annual Meeting.  Paris, France. Sept. 2013.

“The Strange Syntax of AL and HAL: ALPHA 60, the HAL-9000, and the Tension Between Visual and Verbal Signs in 2001 and Alphaville.” International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL. March 2013.

(Convener) “Digital Technology, Environmental Aesthetics, Eco-critical Discourse.” Special Session on Digital Humanities and the Environment. Modern Language Association Boston, MA Jan 2013.

“Greening the Game: Community, Conservation, Online Play.” Electronic Roundtable on Teaching with Games. Modern Language Association. Boston, MA Jan. 2013.

“Galatea’s Riposte: The Reception and Receptacle of Interactive Fiction.” Electronic Literature Organization’s Annual Conference. West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV. June 2012.

(Invited) “How Green My e-Garden Grows.” UCSB Comparative Literature Job Market Workshop. October 2012.

(Invited) “Teaching Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Symposium. University of California, Riverside. Riverside, CA. May 2012.

(Invited Keynote) “Welcome to the Green House: Science Fiction, Conservation, and the Future of Domestic Space.” Science Fiction Across Media: Alternative Histories, Alien Futures Conference. Umeå University, Sweden. April 2012.

“Alice in 3D: Revisualizing Narrative in Tim Burton and Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.” Popular Culture Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. April 2012.

“’A Single Frame of a Bird in Flight’: Editing Memory in Chris Marker’s La jetée and William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition” American Comparative Literature Association’s Annual Conference. Brown University, Providence, RI. March 2012.

“Reading the Evolutionary Signposts in Charles Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle and H. G. Wells’ Time Machine.” International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts. Orlando, FL. March 2012.

(Invited) “Metadata and Pedagogy.” Knowledge Organization and Data Modeling in the Humanities. Brown University. Providence, RI. March 2012.

(Invited) “Power Zoom: Reading the Future through the Lens of the Past.” Digital Platforms and the Future of Books. University of Florida’s Digital Assembly. Gainesville, FL. January 2012.

(A complete version of my c.v. is available in pdf.