|Title:||Co-Director, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities; Professor|
B.A. U. of Oklahoma (1980); Ph.D. Columbia University (1988).
Teaching and Research Interests:
Romantic-period literature and culture; textual studies and digital humanities
“Politics and Satire,” in The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed., Michael O’Neill, Anthony Howe, with Madeleine Callaghan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 148-62.
"The Print in Regency Print Culture," Keats-Shelley Journal 61 (2012): 75-82.
"Performing the Social Text; or, what I learned from playing Spore," Common Knowledge 17:2 (Spring 2011), 283-91.
"Second Life, Video Games, and the Social Text," PMLA 124:1 (January 2009), 264-272.
"Dickens on Lost: Text, Paratext, Fan-based Media," The Wordsworth Circle, 38.2 (Winter/Spring 2007), 71-77.
"Combinatoric Form in Romantic-Period Graphical Satire," in Romanticism and Form, ed. Alan Rawes, New York; Palgrave Masmillan, 2007, 78-94.
Codename Revolution: The Nintendo Wii Platform. With coauthor, George K. Thiruvathukal. Platform Studies series, eds. Ian Bogost and Nick Montfort, MIT Press, 2012.
The Meaning of Video Games: Gaming and Textual Strategies. New York: Routledge, 2008.
Against Technology: From the Luddites to Neo-Luddism. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Work in Progress:
The Emergence of the Digital Humanities (forthcoming, Routledge, 2013).
Selected Offices Held:
Co-Director, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities
Co-creator and Co-Editor, Romantic Circles [http://www.rc.umd.edu]