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After the Last Generation:
Rethinking Scholarship in the Days of Serious Play

Sixth Digital Arts & Culture Conference
Information Technology University of Copenhagen (2005).

What the Geeks Know: Hypertext and the Problem of Literacy

ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Salzburg, Austria (2005).
Winner of the Douglas Engelbart best paper prize.

The Coming Age of Print

Full paper delivered to the University of Virginia Humanities Computing Seminar (1999).


Future Fictions and the New Networks. Published in Style (1999).

404: Doubting the Web

Earlier version of chapter published in The World Wide Web and Contemporary Cultural Theory (1999).

Pushing Back

Living and Writing in Broken Space. Published in Modern Fiction Studies (1998).


With Nancy Kaplan: an essay on alternative methods of scholarly publishing (1995).

Traveling in the Breakdown Lane

Published in Mosaic (1995).

Getting Over the Edge

Published in Communication in Cyberspace (1996).

No War Machine

First written in 1992; published in Reading Matters (1999).

In the Zones

One of my first essays on hypertext literature and theory (1989).