Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Steven Jones

Title/s: Professor
Director, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities

Specialty Area: Romantic-period literature and culture, textual studies and digital humanities

Office #: Crown Center 421

Phone: 82792

E-mail: sjones1@luc.edu

External Webpage: http://www.stevenejones.org/


Selected Offices Held, Honors:

Founding Co-Director, Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, 2009-2015; Director 2015-2016.

Co-creator and Co-Editor, Romantic Circles [http://www.rc.umd.edu].

Keats-Shelley Association Distinguished Scholar Award, 2013.

Distinguished Visiting Fellow, CUNY Graduate Center Advanced Research Consortium, 2014-2015, New York.      


B.A. U. of Oklahoma (1980); Ph.D. Columbia University (1988).

Research Interests

Romantic-period literature and culture; textual studies and digital humanities

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Recent essays:

“Turning Practice Inside Out: The Digital Humanities and the Eversion,” in Routledge Companion to Digital Studies and Digital Humanities, ed. Jentery Sayers. Routledge, forthcoming, 2016. 

“New Media and Modeling: Games and the Digital Humanities,” in A New Companion to Digital Humanities, ed. Susan Schreibman, et al. Blackwell, 2015.  

“Controller,” in Debugging Game History: A Critical Lexicon, ed. Raiford Guins and Henry Lowood. MIT Press. Forthcoming 2016.  

“The Emergence of the Digital Humanities (as the Network is Everting),” in Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, ed. Matthew K. Gold, and Lauren F. Klein. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Forthcoming, 2016.  

“Mocking Monuments: The Regent’s Bomb, Satire, and Authority,” in Publishing, Editing, and Reception: Essays in Honor of Donald Reiman, ed. Michael Edson. University of Delaware Press, 2015.  

“‘To go down, bound’: William Hone and the Materiality of Print Culture,” in Essays on Literature and the Arts in Honor of Carl Woodring, ed. Hermione de Almeida. University of Delaware Press, 2015.  

“Politics and Satire,” in The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley, ed. Michael O’Neill and Anthony Howe, with the assistance of Madeleine Callaghan. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013, 148-62. 

Recent books:

Roberto Busa, S.J., and the Emergence of Humanities Computing: The Priest and the Punched Cards. Forthcoming, Routledge, 2016.

The Emergence of the Digital Humanities. Routledge, 2014.

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.