Below is a list of my recent publications. If you would like to see a full list of my scholarship and other professional activities, check out my curriculum vitae (pdf). You may also want to read my research statement. All documents were updated in July 2015.
- Steampunk and Nineteenth-Century Digital Humanities: Literary Retrofuturism, Alternate History, and Physical Computing. London: Routledge, Under Advanced Contract.
- Roger Whitson and Jason Whittaker. William Blake and the Digital Humanities: Collaboration, Participation, and Social Media. London: Routledge, 2013. Paperback edition, February 2015.
- “How to Theorize with a Hammer; or, Making and Baking Things in Steampunk and the Digital Humanities.” Like Clockwork: Essays in Steampunk. Ed. Rachel Bowser and Brian Croxall. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota Press, Under Contract.
- “Steampunk Anachronisms: Queer Histories of the Digital Humanities.” Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge. 28 (2015).
- “Critical Making in the Digital Humanities.” Introducing Criticism in the Twenty-First Century. Second Edition. Ed. Julian Wolfreys. Edinburgh: U of Edinburgh Press, 2015. 157-77.
- “Digital Literary Pedagogy: Teaching Technologies of Reading the Nineteenth Century.” Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. 4 (2013).
- First Runner Up, DH Awards 2013, “Best DH Blog Post, Article, or Short Publication.”
- “How to Survive a Graduate Career.” Workplace: A Journal of Academic Labor. 22 (2013).
- “Digital Blake 2.0.” Blake 2.0: William Blake in Twentieth-Century Art, Music, and Popular Culture. New York: Palgrave, 2011. 41-55.
- “Applied Blake: Milton’s Response to Empire.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies. 9.2 (2008): 87-101.
- “Engraving the Void and Sketching Parallel Worlds: An Interview with Bryan Talbot.” ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies. 3.2 (2007).
- “Panelling Parallax: The Fearful Symmetry of Alan Moore and William Blake.” ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies. 3.2.
- Broken Frontier 2007, Best Comics Scholarship Award.
- “Jerusalem and ‘The Jew': Biopolitics Between Blake and Spinoza.” Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN). 40 (2005).
Shorter Publications/ Reviews
- “#Altac and the Tenure Track.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. (2012).
- Reprinted 11 January 2013. D20-21.
- “Review of Alan Badiou’s St. Paul: The Foundation of Universalism.” Politics and Culture. 6.3 (2005).
- “Review of Saree Makdisi’s William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s.” Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History.” 33.4 (2004).
- “Critical Making in Digital Humanities Webinar Series.” Presenters include Lori Emerson, Matt Ratto, Kari Kraus, Garnet Hertz, Amaranth Borsuk, and Jentery Sayers.
- Dene Grigar and Roger Whitson. “Critical Making in Digital Humanities Digital Archive.” Archive of critical making projects from around the country.
- @autoblake. Twitter bot that computationally remixes the poetry of William Blake.
- Emory Center for Digital Scholarship. Tweeting #OWS: Emory’s Archive of Occupy Wall Street Tweets. Website and data analysis of tweets from Occupy Wall Street.
- Roger Whitson and Jason Whittaker. The Blake 2.0 Cloud. Blog posts, social media analysis and digital domain for my William Blake and the Digital Humanities Book.
Work in Progress
- Anastasia Salter and Roger Whitson. “Comics and the Digital Humanities: An Introduction to Comics as Scholarship.” Special issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly. Article-length essay under review.
- Andrew Burkett and Roger Whitson. “Introduction to Blake and Pedagogy.” Special issue of Romantic Circles. Eds. Andrew Burkett and Roger Whitson. Article-length essay under review.
- “@autoblake: Between Composition and Computation.” Preparing for the journal Essays in Romanticism. Article-length essay 100% complete.
- “Bits and Minute Particulars: Blakean Responses to Maker Culture.” William Blake: The Man From the Future. Special Issue of Visual Culture in Britain. Invited Article. Eds. Colin Trodd and Jason Whittaker. Article-length essay in progress.
Honors and Fellowships
- “Lewis E and Stella G Buchanan Distinguished Scholar Award.” (2015), WSU College of Arts and Sciences Grant. $10,000.
- “STEM to STEAMpunk: Critical Making as Literary Scholarship.” (2014), New Faculty Internal Seed Grant. $17,330.
- “Media Literacy Award” (2011), National Council of Teachers in English.
- “Excellence in Pedagogy Award.” (2010-2011), Georgia Institute of Technology, Literature, Media, and Communication Department.
- “Excellence in Teaching Award.” (2007), English Department, University of Florida.
Media Coverage and Interviews
- Tim Muma. “Technology’s Impact on Education.” From Classroom to Boardroom. 27 January 2015.
- Tim Muma. “Digital Technology and Culture.” From Classroom to Boardroom. 27 January 2015.
- Sabrina Zearott. “Maker Culture: From STEM to STEAMpunk.” CAS (College of Arts and Sciences” Connect. Washington State University, November-December 2014.
- Charlie Tyson. “A Publisher of One’s Own.” Inside Higher Ed. 27 July 2014.
- Christina Merrill. “DC Comics Gives ‘Justice League’ a Super Makeover.” International Business Times. 14 September 2011.