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Environment/Sustainability Cluster Search

Posted on October 9, 2019

Environment/Sustainability Cluster Search, University at Buffalo As part of a multi-year plan to hire six tenure-track faculty, the newly formed Department of Environment and Sustainability at the University at Buffalo seeks to hire three Assistant or Associate Professors for the 2020-2021 academic year. In this round of hiring, we seek scholars with expertise in the Continue Reading »

Assistant or Associate Professor of African American Literature and Culture

Posted on October 6, 2019

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE   ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21256 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE  https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/21257   The Department of English at Rice University, located in Houston, Texas, invites applications for an Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) Professor of African American Literature Continue Reading »

New Book: Holy Science

Posted on September 21, 2019

From Banu Subramanian: ************ Holy Science: The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism  About the Book: Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a fascinating but untold story of an evolving relationship between science and religion. Evoking the rich mythology of comingled worlds, where humans, animals, and gods transform each other and ancient Continue Reading »

New Book: Science, Technology and Irish Modernism

Posted on September 21, 2019

Science, Technology and Irish Modernism Edited by Kathryn Conrad, Cóilín Parsons, and Julies McCormick Weng Hardcover $65.00         9780815635932 Paper $34.95                   9780815635987 Ebook                                   9780815654483 To order: https://press.syr.edu/supressbooks/95/science-technology-and-irish-modernism/ “Succeeds wonderfully in laying out a wide range of Irish interests in science and technology. This book will become a go-to resource for interested students and for scholars wishing Continue Reading »

New Book: Mind Apps

Posted on September 21, 2019

MindApps: Multistate Theory and Tools for Mind Design Thomas B. Roberts, Ph.D. Part Street Press, Rochester, VT. “accessible in style and format” —  retired librarian   PROLOGUE: This book is about mental vastness. — page ix MAIN IDEA: Just as we can install digital apps in our electronic devices to add new functions and powers, Continue Reading »

New Book: Affective Materialities

Posted on September 21, 2019

We are excited to announce that Kara Watts, Robin Hackett, and myself (Molly Volanth Hall) have a new book out with University Press of Florida, titled Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature. Affective Materialities reexamines modernist theorizations of the body and opens up the artistic, political, and ethical possibilities at the intersection of affect Continue Reading »

Decodings Fall 2019

Posted on September 18, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Fall 2019, Vol. 28, No.4 *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *2019 Election for Member-at-Large—deadline 9/30/19 *New Policies under Consideration: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *AnthropoScene Book Series *SLSA Europe News   UPCOMING MEETING: SLSA 2019: Experimental Engagements — November 7-9, 2019 University of California-Irvine, California Continue Reading »

New Book: Towards a Digital Poetics

Posted on August 24, 2019

Free Preview © 2019 Towards a Digital Poetics Electronic Literature & Literary Games Authors: O’Sullivan, James Examines digital forms on their own terms rather than returning instinctively to well-worn analogue perspectives Looks at the woefully underexamined subject of electronic literature Takes an ontological approach through descriptive exploration rather than offering a prescriptive definition of electronic Continue Reading »

Decodings Summer 2019

Posted on July 23, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Summer 2019, Vol. 28, No.3 *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *SLSA 2019 Awards: Travel Awards, Essay Prizes *2018 SLSA Kendrick Book Prize and Honorable Mentions *Graduate Student Liaisons Appointed *2019 Election for Member-at-Large *New Policies under Consideration: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *AnthropoScene Book Continue Reading »

New Book: How the Universe Is Made

Posted on July 5, 2019

How the Universe Is Made Poems New & Selected 1985–2019 By Stephanie Strickland order book here or here . . . Strickland easily ranks among the most forward-looking, rigorous, and evocative poets writing today . . . perhaps the first serious poetry to explore the emerging implications of the digital age for poetics . . Continue Reading »