Academic Positions

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). August 2019 to present. Humanities Program, University of Colorado Boulder

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). July 2016 to July 2019. Department of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies, Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Researcher. January 2015 to June 2016. Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, University of Kansas

Postdoctoral Fellow. September 2013 to December 2014. CulturePlex Lab, University of Western Ontario

Degrees

2013 Ph.D. Literature (Hispanic Studies). Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Western Ontario

2007 M.A. English. Department of English, University of Toronto

2006 M.A. Modern Languages and Literatures. Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, National Autonomous University of Mexico

2004 B.A. Modern Languages and Literatures (English). Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Publications

Articles and Chapters

  • “Print Then Digital. Material Reimaginations in Anacrón and Tesauro.” Digital Encounters. (eds) Cecily Raynor and Rhian Lewis. (under review).
  • “Media and Cultural Hybridity in the Digital Humanities.” PMLA. especial issue Varieties of Digital Humanities. Eds. Alison Booth and Miriam Posner. Forthcoming January 2020.
  • “Binding Media: Print Digital Literatures from Latin America” (under review at AMODERN).
  • “Dimensiones materiales de la literatura digital.” Estamos aquí. Escrituras tocadas: Literatura, tecnología e internet. (ed) Mónica Nepote. Centro de Cultura Digital. Mexico. (Forthcoming).
  • “Zonas de Contacto: A Digital Humanities Ecology of Knowledges.” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019. (eds) Matthew Gold and Lauren Klein. University of Minnesota Press. 2019.
  • “Archives, Libraries, Collections, and Databases: A First Look at Digital Literary Studies in Mexico.” Hispanic Review. Mexican Literary Archives Special Issue. Hispanic Review 86 (2), 229-247. (pre-print).
  • “Not a Case of Words: Textual Environments and Multimateriality in Between Page and Screen.” Electronic Book Review. 2017.
  • “El @rte nuevo de h@cer bots: Ulises C@rrión en Twitter y la literatura cotidiana.” Pliego 16. 12:21. Fundación para las letras mexicanas. 2017.
  • “Interhistorias. Narrativa intermedial y metaficcionalidad en la nueva ecología de medios.” Garone, M., Galina, I. y Godinas, L. (eds). “De la piedra al pixel- Reflexiones en torno a las edades del libro.” Ciudad de México: UNAM, 2016.
  • “Textos intermediales, textos metaficcionales: autoficción, lectores y nuevos medios en Orsai de Hernán Casciari.” Gil González, Antonio J. (ed). Las sombras del novelista. AutoRepresentacioneS #3. Binges: Editions Orbis Tertius, 2014. 241-255.
  • “La historia dinámica de la lectura y su potencial frente a los medios digitales.” Revista Internacional Magisterio. 60. 2013. p. 16-20.
  • “Narración intermedial y metaficción: el ejemplo de Orsai.” Proceedings of the International Conference: Ages of the Book, (eds) Marina Garone Gravier, Isabel Galina Russell and Laurette Godinas, Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2012.
  • “Orality and The Power of Silence in Yvonne Vera’s Under the Tongue.” Current Writing. Text and Reception in Southern Africa. 19:1. 2007. pp. 103-115.

Co-authored Articles and Chapters

Talks

Invited Talks

2019

  • “Hispanic Approaches to the Digital Humanities. A Brief History and Emerging Directions.” (Keynote) Digital Humanities: Studies of/from the Periphery. 22nd SPAGrad Literature Conference. ASU. Tempe, March 15.
  • “Creative Expressions in Digital Literature and Media Courses.” NULab Spring Conference. Boston, March 29.
  • “Literary mestizajes – Print-Digital Books from Latin America.” Decolonizing the Digital Humanities: Indigenous Arts, Histories, and Knowledges from the Material to the Screen. Charlottesville, April 5.

2018

  • “DH in Latin American Studies.” Stanford University. Stanford. CA. February 2.
  • “Binding Media: Print-Digital Literatures in Latin America” CMDC Program, ELL Lab, Washington State University Vancouver. Vancouver, WA. March 9.
  • “Binding Media: Print-Digital Literature 1980s-2010s.” Digital Studies Colloquium. MITH. University of Maryland. College Park. MD. April 6.
  • “Digital Culture and Cultural Hybridity: Reading Print-Digital Literature with Latin American Eyes.” DH and Social Justice Speaking Series. University of Houston. Houston. TX. April 26. (Video available here)
  • “Cultural-Media Hybridity in Digital Humanities.” Digital Bridges Symposium. Grinnell College. Grinnell, IA. August 9.
  • “Maquinas de escritura.” Hay Festival Querétaro. Querétaro, Mexico. September 8.
  • “Hybrid Works, the Digital Humanities, and New Hemispheric Approaches.” Repenser les humanités numériques / Thinking the Digital Humanities Anew. Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques. Université de Montréal. Montréal, QC. Canada. October 26. (Video available here)

2017

  • “An Ecology of Knowledges and the Global Digital Humanities.” Pacific Lutheran University. Tacoma WA. March 2.
  • “From Page to Screen to Page: Approaches to Electronic Literature.” Pacific Lutheran University. Tacoma WA. March 3.
  • “Between Media and Gestures: Reading (Print) Digital Literature.” Narrative at the Edge of the World. Hood College. Frederick. MD. April 18.
  • “Humanidades Digitales: Dimensiones históricas y tendencias actuales.” Día de las Humanidades Digitales. Coordinación de Humanidades. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Mexico City, Mexico. August 23.

2016

  • “Surfaces.” Compositions Across/Between Edges, Surfaces and Materialities. UCLA. L.A. CA. December 8.
  • “Encoding Diversity”: UCLA Digital Humanities Seminar. L.A. CA. December 9.
  • “Distributed Media Architectures in Print-Digital Literature.” NULab. Snell Library. Northeastern University. October 28.
  • “Distributed Architectures in Textual Media: Beyond Scrolls and Books.” The Inevitabilities of the Book Symposium at the Yale Program in the History of the Book. Yale University. September 9-10.
  • “Come One, Come All! Teaching Digital Humanities from the Library.” Digital Humanities Speaker Series. University of Cincinnati. February 29.
  • “Each Thing was Infinite Things: The Potential of Digital Humanities Microprojects to Build Skills and Teams.” Digital Humanities Speaker Series. University of Cincinnati. February 29.
  • “The Myth of Print-Digital Supersession and the Case of Print Electronic Literature.”Digital Humanities Speaker Series. University of Cincinnati. March 1.

2015

  • “El libro de artista postdigital antes del giro digital. El ejemplo de The Case for the Burial of Ancestors de Paul Zelevansky.” Seminario de Bibliología. Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas. October 8. UNAM, Mexico City.
  • “Formas de mediación múltiple en la literatura electrónica.” Máquinas de inminencia: estéticas de la literatura electrónica. Sala Carlos Chávez. CCU. October 8. UNAM, Mexico City.
  • “Media Reframes: Carrión, Hostos, and Borges in the Twitter Bot Scene.” Merienda Brown Bag Lecture. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. October 1. University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.
  • “Random Borges | Infinite E-Lit A Look from Hispanic Legacies.” Digital Humanities Seminar. March 25. Hall Center for the Humanities. University of Kansas. Lawrence, KS. (Video available here)

Conference Presentations

2019

  • “Latin American Hybridity and Media Encounters.” Digital Hispanisms, MLA19. Chicago, January 5.

2018

  • “Activist Infrastructures: Vulnerable Collections and Minimal Computing.” Chair. MLA Convention 2018. New York, NY.
  • “The Infinite Question: Borges and E-Lit.” Electronic Literature Organization 2018. Concordia University. Montréal. QC. Canada

2017

  • “Exposé!! The Global Practice of Curating E-Lit Exhibits.” Electronic Literature Organization Conference 2017. Fernando Pessoa University. Porto, Portugal. July 20.
  • “Diasporic Media Architectures: Digital Literature in Latin America at the Intersection of Print.” Electronic Literature Organization Conference 2017. Fernando Pessoa University. Porto, Portugal. July 20.
  • “A Handbook of Electronic Literature Reading.” DH2017. McGill Univertisy. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. August 9.
  • “Digital Boundaries of the Global South.” MLA Convention 2017. Philadelphia, PA.
  • “Diasporic Architectures: (Print) Digital Literatures in Latin America.” NeMLA convention. Baltimore, MD.

2016

  • “The New Art of Making Bots: A Reading of Ulises Carrión.” Electronic Literature Organization Conference. Victoria, Canada. June 11
  • Intersectional Scholarship in Electronic Literature and Digital Humanities. Digital Humanities 2016. Krakow, Poland. July 15
  • “Crisscrossing Borders: GO::DH (Global Outlook::Digital Humanities) Regional Networks in Dialogue,” Digital Humanities (DH) at the Borders. January 8. MLA16 Convention. Austin TX.
  • “Textual Environments and Reader Mediations in Electronic Literature,” Reader Mediations In Electronic Literature. January 10. MLA16 Convention. Austin TX.

2015

  • “Psst! An Informal Approach to Expanding the Linguistic Range of the Digital Humanities.” With Alex Gil and Daniel Paul O’Donnell. Digital Humanities 2015. Global Digital Humanities. Sydney, Australia. July 1st.
  • RedHD: Open, Collective, and Multilingual Work Dynamics” Priani, Ernesto; Galina, Isabel; Ortega, Élika; Peña, Miriam. Joint CSDH-ACH conference. Ottawa, ON. June 3rd.
  • “Multilingualism in DH” Disrupting Digital Humanities. Modern Languages Association. Jan 8-11. Vancouver.

2014

  • “Textual Environments: Multimateriality Beyond and Around Between Page and Screen” International Conference Ages of The Book. October 13-17. Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas. UNAM. Mexico City.
  • “The Remediation of Reading: From The Print To The Electronic Public Interface”. Experimental Interfaces for Reading 2.0. INKE ID Conference. September 18-20. Chicago, IL.
  • “MapaHD: Exploring Spanish and Portuguese Speaking DH Communities.” DH2014. July 8-12. Lausanne, Switzerland. (With Silvia Gutiérrez)
  • “The Landscapes of Casta Paintings: Depictions of Social Anxieties in XVIII Century New Spanish Art.” DH2014. July 8-12. Lausanne, Switzerland. (With Natalia Caldas and David Brown.)
  • “Spanish / Speaking / Digital Humanities”. DHSI Colloquium 2014. June 2-6. Victoria, Canada.
  • “Network Analysis for the Study of Intertextual Relationships.” CSDH-SCHN 2014. May 26-28. St Catherines, Canada.
  • “La remediación de la lectura: un proceso de publicación.” Segundo Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales, RedHD and GO::DH, May 21-23. Mexico City.
  • “Atlas de las ciencias sociales y humanidades digitales en español.” Segundo Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales, RedHD and GO::DH, May 21-23. Mexico City.
  • “MapaHD: Una cartografía de las humanidades digitales en español y portugués.” Segundo Encuentro de Humanistas Digitales, RedHD and GO::DH, May 21-23. Mexico City.
  • “Interstory: Three Narratives in Media Convergence.” MLA Convention. January 8-12. Chicago, IL. USA.

2013

  • “Readers Read, Readers Write: A Methodology for The Study of Reading Practices in Media Convergence.” INKE2013. September 26-27. New York University. New York, USA.
  • “Interhistoria: un estudio sobre narrativa y lectores en red.” Humanidades Digitales: desafíos, logros y perspectivas de futuro I Congreso Internacional de la HDH. July 9-12. Universidade da Coruña. A Coruña, Spain.
  • “Where is the Story? Textual and Social Network Analysis of Interstory” HASTAC. April 25-28. York University. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Curatorial Work

  • No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica. Doe Library. University of California Berkerley. March-September 2016. Berkeley, California.

Reviews of No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica.

  • Extender los campos mediante los materiales: No Legacy, una exposición de literatura electrónica. By Roberto Cruz Arzabal. Revista de Literatura Mexicana Contemporánea 72:24. 2017
  • No Legacy || Literatura Electrónica Symposium Revisited. By Camille Villa. Digital Humanities at Berkeley. April 4, 2016.

Associations Membership and Service

Service

  • 2017 to present. Modern Languages Association. Digital Humanities Forum Executive Committee.
  • 2015 to present. Executive Council Officer, Association for Computers and the Humanities
  • 2014-2018. Executive Committee Member, Global Outlook Digital Humanities
  • 2015-2017. ADHO’s Standing Committee on Multi-Lingualism and Multi-Culturalism (ACH Representative)

Member

  • Modern Languages Association
  • Association for Computers and the Humanities
  • Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
  • Red de Humanidades Digitales
  • Global Outlook::Digital Humanities
  • Electronic Literature Association
  • Red Latinoamericana de Literatura Electrónica

Book Reviews

  • “Geopolíticas tecnológicas y literarias: un vistazo a las poéticas digitales latinoamericanas: Una reseña de Poesía y poéticas digitales / electrónicas / tecnos / new-media en América Latina: Definiciones y exploraciones.” Poéticas, Revista de estudios literarios. (Forthcoming).
  • “Earhart, Amy E. Traces of the Old, Uses of the New: The Emergence of Digital Literary Studies.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 111 (3), 424–427
  • “Preservation Paths. A Review of Pathfinders: Documenting the Experience of Early Digital Literature by Dene Grigar and Stuart Moulthrop.” Digital Literary Studies. 1.1. 2016.