Faculty Publications

Rebekah Fitzsimmons

Brittain Fellow and Assistant Director of Writing and Communication,
School of Literature, Media and Communication

  1. (w/ Suzan Alteri) "Possibly Impossible; Or, Teaching Undergraduates to Confront Digital and Archival Research Methodologies, Social Media Networking, and Potential Failure." The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy 14, January 2019.

Michael Hoffman

Associate Professor,
School of Public Policy

  1. “Consensus building and its epistemic conditions.” Special Issue (“Epistemic dimensions of disagreement: Perspectives from Argumentation Theory and Philosophy”). TOPOI.

  2. “Dealing with Wicked Problems: Strategies and Technologies.” Third Annual Meeting of the Consortium for Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering (SRPoiSE3), May 19-22, 2016, Richardson, TX.

  3. “Fostering Reflection and Self-correcting Reasoning with Deliberation and Argument Visualization Systems.” Second European Conference on Argumentation, June 20-23, 2017. Fribourg, Switzerland.

  4. “Governance of Emerging Technologies through Online Deliberation.” Annual Conference on Governance of Emerging Technologies: Law, Policy & Ethics, May 17-19, 2017. Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.

  5. “Mediating Conflicts with the Reflect! Platform Online and in Workshop Settings.” Annual Meeting of the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM), July 9-12, 2017, Berlin, Germany.

  6. “Reflective Consensus Building on Wicked Problems.” 4th Conference of the Public Philosophy Network, February 8- 10, 2018, Boulder, Colorado.

  7. “Using Reflection Tools for Decision Making and Negotiation on Wicked Problems.” Annual Conference of the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM). 2016. New York City, NY

Lauren Klein

Associate Professor,
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

  1. “Distant Reading after Moretti.” Modern Language Association, New York, NY, January 2018.

  2. (w/Miriam Posner) Feminist Media Histories 3.3 (Summer 2017). Coedited with Miriam Posner. Special issue on “Data.” (w/ Miriam Posner)
  3. “Data as Media.” Feminist Media Histories 3.3 (Summer 2017): 1-8. *( Caroline Foster, Adam Hayward, Erica Pramer, and Shivani Negi).
  4. “The Shape of History: Reimagining Elizabeth Palmer Peabody’s Feminist Visualization Work.” Feminist Media Histories 3.3 (Summer 2017): 149-153.
  5. Roundtable co-organizer and co-chair, “Activism in the Humanities: Digital Projects for Public Engagement,” Modern Language Association, New York, NY, January 2018.

  6. “Timescape and Memory: Visualizing Big Data at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.” The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities. Ed. Jentery Sayers. New York: Routledge, 2017. 433-442.

  7. *(w/Foster, C., A. Hayward, A., S. Kucheryavykh, A. Vujic, M. Japra, S. Negi) “The Shape of History: Reimagining Nineteenth-Century Data Visualization.” Digital Humanities 2017. Association of Digital Humanities Organizations, 2017.

Yanni Loukissas

Assistant Professor,
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

  1. Loukissas, Yanni (2016) "Taking Big Data apart: local readings of composite media collections" Information, Communication & Society, DOI: 10.1080/1369118X.2016.1211722.

  2. Loukissas, Yanni (2016) "A place for Big Data: Close and distant readings of accessions data from the Arnold Arboretum" Big Data & Society, DOI: 10.1177/2053951716661365.

Janet Murray

Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs,
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

  1. Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace Updated Edition. (MIT Press, 2018)
  2. “Immersion and Spatial Design in the Story/Game” (keynote) Lost in a Book, Lost in a Game. GamesLit Conference. Montreal CA October 2017
  3. Panelist, Game Studies at 20 (recognizing 20th anniversary of Hamlet on the Holodeck), College Art Association (CAA), New York, February 2017
  4. “The Holodeck Revisited ... What is Real? (Keynote)” Storyspace, Netherlands Film Festival, September 2017
  5. “The past, present, and future of immersion” State of the Art (Pre-conference Keynote), Netherlands Film Festival, September 2017

Nassim Parvin

Assistant Professor,
School of Literature, Media and Communication

  1. Look Up and Smile! Seeing Beyond Alexa’s Algorithmic Gaze. Nassim JafariNaimi | Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. To appear.
  2. Doing Justice to Stories: On Ethics and Politics of Digital Storytelling. Nassim JafariNaimi | Engaging Science, Technology, and Society. 4 (Nov. 2018): 515–534. 
  3. Our Bodies in the Path of the Trolley; Or, Why Self-driving Cars Must *Not* Be Programmed to Kill. Nassim JafariNaimi | Journal of Science, Technology, and Human Values. 43: 2 (March 2018): 302–323. 
  4. Particle in a Box: An Experiential Environment for Learning Introductory Quantum Mechanics.
    Aditya Anupam, Ridhima Gupta, Azad Naeemi, Nassim JafariNaimi | IEEE Transactions of Education. 61: 1 (February 2018): 29–37 
  5. MRx as a Participatory Platform.
    Nassim JafariNaimi | Digital Creativity 26, no. 3-4 (2015): 207–220.
  6. MRx: An Interdisciplinary Framework for Mixed Reality Experience Design and Criticism.
    Rebecca Rouse, Maria Engberg, Nassim JafariNaimi, Jay Bolter | Digital Creativity 26, no. 3-4 (2015): 175–181.
  7. Values as Hypotheses: The Service of Values and Design.
    Nassim JafariNaimi, Lisa Nathan, and Ian Hargraves | Design Issues, Volume 31, Issue 4, pp. 90–103. 

Jacqueline Jones Royster

Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts,
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

  1. A Woman’s Era: Mapping the Terrain of Nineteenth-Century African American Women’s Activism (in progress)

  2. (co-author Gesa L. Kirsch) “Social Circulation and Legacies of Mobility for Nineteenth-Century Women.” Rhetoric, Writing and Circulation, eds. Laurie Gries and Collin Brooke. Logan: University of Utah State UP (in press).

  3. “Nineteenth-Century African American Women and the Periodical Press.” African American Literature in Transitions, 1880-1900, eds. Barbara McCaskill and Caroline Gebhard. New York: Cambridge UP (in press).

  4. (Roundtable) “Friends Not Foes: Partnering with STEM to Grow Humanities,” Modern Language Association. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 7 January 2017.

  5. (Roundtable) “Digital Humanities: Visualizing Social Activism.” New Directions in the Humanities Panel. UNCF- Mellon Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 13 October 2017.

Anna Stenport

Chair and Professor, 
School of Modern Languages

  1. (w/Scott MacKenzie and Lilya Kaganovsky) Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos. Bloomington: Indiana UP, forthcoming.
  2. (w/ Scott MacKenzie) “The Polarities and Hybridities of Arctic Cinemas.” The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinemas. Eds. Janine Marchessault and Will Straw. Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming.

Greg Zinman

Assistant Professor,
School of Literature, Media, and Communication

  1. “The Avant-Garde Goes to the Mall: The Life, Death, and Afterlife of the Rio VideoWall (1989).” Society for Cinema and Media Studies, March 2018.