New & Forthcoming DTC Faculty Scholarship


Jon Hegglund has two forthcoming publications. He will have a chapter, “Unnatural Narratology and Weird Realism in Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation,” included in the edited collection Environment and Narrative: New Directions in Econarratology, to be published by Ohio State University Press in 2019. He also has an article, “A Home for the Anthropocene: Planetary Time and Domestic Space in Richard McGuire’s Here,” forthcoming in a special issue of Literary Geographies on “Mobilizing Home(s).” (This special issue arises from a symposium at the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies in Aarhus, Denmark in 2017.) Hegglund will also be giving two invited presentations this fall. The first will be “Alien Expressions: Language, Faciality, and Anthropomorphism,” to be presented at the “Personification Across Disciplines” conference in Durham, England this September. The second will be “Anthropomorphism and Futurity: Narrating a Diminished Species,” to be presented at a symposium, “The Apocalyptic Dimensions of Climate Change and Fluctuating Environments in Scientific Models and Cultural Discourses,” to be held in Aachen, Germany this November.

Anna Plemons’ chapter “Something Other Than Progress: Indigenous Methodologies and Higher Education in Prison” was published as part of the edited collection, Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching With Imprisoned Writers (Syracuse UP).

Roger Whitson’s webtext “Making Comics as Scholarship: A Reflection on the Process Behind DHQ 9.4” in Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 22.3. “Making Comics as Scholarship” was co-authored by Anastasia Salter and Jason Helms and included an editorial reflection on the successes and failures surrounding the use of comics as a scholarly medium.