Publications and Presentations

For a quick overview of my research interests and current book project, look here.


Annotations to Mark Z. Danielewski’s Only Revolutions:
  • The Road Signs” are several hundred annotations featured in the electronic edition of Mark Z. Danielewski’s novel Only Revolutions. In addition to providing individual glosses, the annotations are hyperlinked, allowing readers to trace alternate routes through the text and follow sustained arguments about the novel’s themes through the annotations. Co-authored with Noam Assayag. (Pantheon, 2015)
  • “(Re)Born Digital”: Review of Digital Modernism: Making it New in New Media by Jessica Pressman. Novel: A Forum on Fiction 48.3 (2015): 469-473.
  • Review of MP3: The Meaning of a Format by Jonathan Sterne. Symplokē 22.1-2 (2014): 398-400.
  • “‘It was Bohemian’: A Report on the XXII International James Joyce Symposium, Prague, 13-18 June 2010.” James Joyce Quarterly 47.1 (Fall 2009): 16-18.
Other Scholarly Writing:



Invited Guest Blog Posts:


Invited Talks:

“Auratic Facsimile: Mark(et)ing the Print Novel in the Age of Digital Reproduction.” Invited lecture for “Novel-Seeming-Goods: Futures of the Anglophone Novel” conference. Mainz Media Forum, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, 2016.

“What are the Digital Humanities?” Wasatch Range Writers Project. Weber State University, 2014.

“The Future of the Book (Circa 1920): Microfilm, Modernism, and Media History.” Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012.

“A New Form of the Book: Microfilm and Modernism.” Material Texts Research Focus Group, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2012.

Conference Presentations:

“‘Too Much To Read’: Modernism’s Information Overload as Cultural Crisis and Aesthetic Practice.” Modernist Studies Association, Pasadena, 2016.

“The Novel As Social Network: Reading Mark Z. Danielewski’s The Familiar.” American Comparative Literature Association, Harvard University, 2016.

“From Microfilm to Mobile Media: Towards a History of Reading Interfaces.” DHU1: The First Utah Symposium on the Digital Humanities, Utah Valley University, 2016.

“Too Much Information? Alternatives to Overload and Mediation.” Roundtable on “Literature and Media Change: Historical Perspectives from Europe and the Americas.” Modern Language Association, Austin, 2016.

“Expertise and Imposter Syndrome: The Reluctant Digital Humanist.” The Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, 2015.

“How We (Have) Read: Media History, Format Theory, and Literature in a Digital Age.” The American Comparative Literature Association, New York University, 2014.

“Out of Print: Media Transition, the Novel, and the Book.” The Society for Contemporary Literature and the Yale University 20/21 Colloquium. Colloquium on “1914/2014: Experimentalism Then And Now,” Yale University, 2014.

“The Book and Beyond: The Geographies of the Novel.” Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP), the University of Pennsylvania, 2013.

“Novels in the Network: Bridging the Print-Digital Divide.” American Literature Association, Boston, 2013.

“‘The Cumbersome Book’: Microfilm and the Rhetoric of Textual Materiality.” Centre for the History of the Book, Edinburgh University, and Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Symposium on “Modernism, Print, and the Book,” Edinburgh, 2012.

“Curating the Colony: Public and Private Museums in Ulysses.” Modernist Studies Association, Las Vegas, 2012.

“Moveable Type: Reading Bob Brown’s Machine as an Alternate History of Textual Transmission.” Modernist Studies Association Seminar, University at Buffalo SUNY, 2011.

“By Any Other Name: Keyword Classification in the RoSE Project.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria, 2011.

“Interfacing with Modernism: Reading Machines and Haptic Storage.” The Research Slam, Transcriptions Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011.

“Lines of Mapping, Lines of Flight: The Islands of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas.” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Chaminade University, 2010.

“Dreams of the Complete Record: Ulysses and the Mundaneum.”  The XXII International James Joyce Symposium, Prague, 2010.

“Leopold Bloom at the Museum’s Gate.” Northeast Modern Language Association, Montreal, 2010.

“Nineteenth/Twentieth Century Working Group Presentation for RoSE.” Transliteracies Research-oriented Social Environment (RoSE) Project Design Charrette, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010.

“Excess and the Archive: Joyce’s ‘Ulyssesly Unreadable Blue Book of Eccles’.” Southern California Irish Studies Colloquium, University of California, Irvine, 2010.

“Literature on the Record: Mourning, Memory, and Information Storage in The Raw Shark Texts.” The Research Slam. Transcriptions Center, UC Santa Barbara, 2009.

“Globalization and the Gaeltacht: Re-imagining Irishness in Yu Ming is Ainm Dom.” American Comparative Literature Association, Harvard, 2009.

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