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My chapter abstract "Seeing Through the Animal's Eyes: The Animal's Point of View in Horror Cinema" has been (tentatively) selected for inclusion in a volume (tentatively) titled Seeing Animals: Derrida, Visuality, and Exposures of the Human, edited by Sarah Bezan and James Tink. For the abstract, click the 'read more' button.

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I am working on a chapter titled "Exploring the Past? Hyperreal Urban Spaces in L.A. Noire," which will be included in a collection tentatively titled The Dark California: Millennial Concerns in Contemporary Pop-Cultural Readings of California edited by Katarzyna Nowak-McNeice and Agata Zarzycka. For the abstract, click the 'read more' button.

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17 Aug

2 Chapters on Pynchon in the Making

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Another quick update: Two chapters on Thomas Pynchon have been (tentatively) accepted for two very different collections. Collection #1 will be edited by Jessica Aldred and Felan Parker and tackle the BioShock series; collection #2 will be edited by Dawn Keetley and Matt Sivils and discuss the ecogothic in 19th-century American culture. For my abstracts, hit the 'read more'-button.

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09 Aug

Supernatural & the Compulsion to Repeat

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This is the draft of a chapter for a book on Supernatural & the Gothic tradition edited by Melissa Makala announced in March. This has basically been accepted as-is.

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07 Aug

Star Wars Restoration Projects

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This is the draft of the book chapter co-authored with Mike Phillips, which was supposed to be on Star Wars Original Trilogy restorations, but which, while writing, grew in size and scope, as we came to understand that, in certain ways, the restoration projects are the culmination of the tormented relationship between George Lucas and Star Wars fandom. The entire collection tries to address the elusive crossover market between fans and academics, which is why the entire essay is a little less 'academic' ... but, without further ado, hit the 'read more'-button ...

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