Fossils of Tomorrow: Len Lye, J.G. Ballard, and Planetary Futures.” Modern Fiction Studies 64:4  (Winter 2018): 659-679.

“Anthropocene Insecurities: Extraction, Aesthetics, and the Bakken Oilfields.”  English Language Notes 54.2 (Fall/Winter 2016, published 2017): 41-48.

“The Historical Novel at History's End: Virginia Woolf's The Years."  Twentieth Century Literature 60:1 (Spring 2014): 1-27.

“Elizabeth Bowen’s War Gothic.”  Textual Practice 27.1 (2013): 29-47.

“Late Modernism: British Literature at Mid-Century.” Literature Compass 9:4 (2012): 326-337. #pdftribute, #aaronswartz

Essays or Chapters in Edited Volumes

Horizon, Encounter, and Midcentury Geopolitics.”  Literature in Transition: 1940-1960.  Ed. Gill Plain.  Cambridge University Press, (2018).

“”Highways of Empire”: Geopolitics, Modernism, and Committed Reading.”  The Contemporaneity of Modernism.  Eds. Michael D’Arcy and Mathias Nilges.  Routledge, 2015.

“Neutral War: L’instant de ma mort.”  Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy and Literature in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot.  Ed. Kevin Hart.  University of Notre Dame Press, 2010.

“ “What True Project Has Been Lost?”: Modern Art and Henri Lefebvre’s Critique of Everyday Life.”  Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate.  Ed. Stephen Ross. Routledge, 2008.

Co-Authored and/or Collaborative Work:

“Scale and Form; or, What Was Global Modernism?” (with Nathan K. Hensley) Modernism/Modernity Print Plus Platform, Volume 2, Cycle 4, January 2, 2018.

“Grounding the Anthropocene: Sites, Subjects, Struggles in the Bakken Oil Fields.”  Antipode Foundation.  With Morgan Adamson, Mario Blaser, Bruce Braun, Mathew Coleman, Susan Dewey, Myra J. Hird, Jessica Lehman, Sabrina Peric, Kendra Strauss, Mary Thomas, Max Woodworth, Kathryn Yusoff, and Anna Zalik.

Encyclopedia and Short Entries:

Entries at the Routledge Encyclopedia of ModernismThe British Documentary Film Movement, Sam Selvon, Contemporary Poetry and Prose, and Charles Madge.  More are forthcoming.


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