DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly

Author Biographies

Wesley Beal Wesley Beal is an Assistant Professor of English at Lyon College. He received a Ph.D. in English from the University and Florida, where he studied early archives of networks with a dissertation entitled "The Modern American Network Narrative." His interests in American literature and culture have led to publications on the suppressed postcolonialism of Blade Runner in Interdisciplinary Literary Studies and on the conspiracy genre in Genre. His essay on the form and politics of networks in Jean Toomer's Cane is forthcoming from American Literary History. He is currently beginning a book-length project on modernist engagements with family and kinship.
J.J. Butts J.J. Butts is currently an Assistant Professor of English at Wartburg College and will be joining the faculty of Simpson College in the fall. He is also the book review editor of the interdisciplinary journal "The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945". His current project is a book focusing on the intersection of urban development and narrative during the New Deal.
Molly Gage Molly Gage is a PhD candidate in the English department at the University of Minnesota. Her current project investigates fragments, the concept of saving, and the democratic symbolism of contemporary archives.
Stacy Lavin Stacy Lavin is an independent scholar from Durham, NC, where she received a PhD in English in 2008 from Duke University for a dissertation entitled "In the loop: Experimental Writing and the Information Age." Lavin was a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Literature, Communication and Culture at The Georgia Institute of Technology from 2008 to 2010. An interest in the intersections of modernist experiment and information culture led her to co-edit this cluster and to become involved in a seminar on modernism and networks at the 2010 MSA conference with contributors Beal and Butts.