Publications

Books

Wild Blue Media: Thinking Through Seawater (forthcoming with Duke University Press)
Saturation (edited collection with Rafico Ruiz, in progress)

Essays

"The Media of Kelp: Saturation as Photographic Activation" (under review in Saturation)

"Time is Melting: Glaciers and the Amplification of Climate Change" (co-authored with Rafico Ruiz, under review) 

"Fluid cuts: Surfactants as residual media after Deepwater Horizon" (under review) 

"Submerging Kittler" (forthcoming in Social Science Information) 

"Performative Science Fiction" (forthcoming in Science Fiction Studies). 

"Floating Architectures: Fantasises of Safety in Oceanic Riskscapes" (forthcoming in Media and Risk (Routledge)) 

"~*~ (Dophinese: tickling at a distance)" in Loanwords to Live With (forthcoming)

"Intimate Objectivity: On Nnedi Okorafor’s Oceanic Afrofuturism," Women's Studies Quarterly 45:1/2 (April 2017): 171-188.

"From the Goddess Ganga to a Teacup: On Amitav Ghosh’s novel The Hungry Tide" in Scale in Literature and Culture (New York: Routledge, 2017).

"The Anthropocene's Negative Media," International Journal of Central University of Kerala (January 2016). Ed. Prasad Pannian. 

Vampire Squid Media,” Grey Room 37 (November 2014), p. 82-105. Ed. Lucia Allais and Matthew C. Hunter.

Proteus and the Digital: Scalar Transformations of Seawater’s Materiality in Ocean Animations,” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal 9.2 (July 2014), p. 245-260. Ed. Sylvie Bissonette.

Churning up the Depths: Ecologies of Metaphor in Solaris and ‘Oceanic,’” Green Planets: Science Fiction and Ecology, eds. Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press: 2014:  226-241.

“Navigating with Metaphor: At Home in the Cybernetic Theater of Consciousness,” Audeamus 2 (2008): 47-61.  


Book Reviews

Review: Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic. (forthcoming in Configurations)

Emerging from Its Elements: Solaris across Media. Review: Solaris, by Mark Bould. Extrapolations Journal 58:1 (April 2017): 113-115.

Review: The Marvelous Clouds: Towards an Elemental Theory of Media. Journal of Environmental Communication. 

Three Science Fiction Novellas: From Prehistory to the End of Mankind, by J.-H. Rosny-aîne.  Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 24.1 (November 2013): 121-123.

Oil and Water, by Steve Duin and Shannon Wheeler.  American Book Review 33:3 (March/April 2012): 14.

Chess Metaphors: Artificial Intelligence and the Human Mind, by Diego Rasskin-Gutman. The Information Society, 27:2 (March 2011):133-134.

Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas, by Stefan Helmreich. Science, Technology & Human Values 36:5 (September 2011): 752-755.


Online Engagements

"Under My Umbrella: Representing Democracy in Hong Kong," In Media Res guest contribution, Nov. 3, 2014.