Education


2017 – Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria (Canada)

1988 – Ph.D., University of Iowa (English)

1985 – University of California, Berkeley Greek Workshop

1983 – M.A., University of Iowa (English)

1981 – B.A., Glassboro State College (English & Journalism) –Glassboro State is now Rowan University

1981 – B.A., Glassboro State College (English & Journalism) –Glassboro State is now Rowan University

Previous Employment   

University of Chicago, Laurentian University (Canada), Georgia Southern University, Texas Woman’s University, University of Texas at Arlington

 

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Professional Memberships

• Modern Language Association
• American Philosophical Association

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Recent Conference Activity

• May 2019 – “Hans Blumenberg on Technology and the Consequences of Invisibility.” To be delivered at the Twenty-First Biannual Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology held at Texas A&M University (College Station, TX).
• January 2018 – Invited participation on panel devoted to the 400th Anniversary of King Lear ; paper entitled “Recent Philosophical Receptions of King Lear : Slavoj Žižek and Stanley Cavell.” Delivered at the Modern Language Association Convention (New York City).
• January 2018 – Participant in special session entitled “’Alternative Facts’ and Fictions: Multiplicity and Indeterminacy in the Aftermath of the 2016 Presidential Election.” Delivered at the Modern Language Association Convention (New York City).
• November 2016 – “Philip Dick’s Fascist Projection as Our Present, Or, Communism as the Structuring Absence of The Man in the High Castle.” Delivered at the South Central Modern Language Association Convention (Dallas, TX).

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Editorial Work

• Editorial Board Member, Evental Aesthetics (2017-present)
• Philosophy Section Editor, Open Library of Humanities (2016-present)
• Editorial Board Member, Fast Capitalism (2014-present)
• Editor, Arachnē (1994-96)
• Reader for Bloomsbury, Columbia University Press, University Press of New England, State University of New York Press, PMLA, College Literature, Journal of Transnational American Studies, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, and Mosaic