Lori Emerson
Associate Professor

Office: Hellems 151B

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Lori Emerson is an Associate Professor with a split appointment in the Department of English and the Intermedia Arts, Writing, and Performance Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is also Director of the Media Archaeology Lab. She writes about media poetics as well as the history of computing, media archaeology, media theory, and digital humanities. She is currently working on a two-part book project called “Other Networks,” a history of telecommunications networks that existed before or outside of the Internet. She recently publishedReading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound (University of Minnesota Press, June 2014). Emerson is also co-editor of three collections: The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media, with Marie-Laure Ryan and Benjamin Robertson (2014); Writing Surfaces: The Selected Fiction of John Riddell, with Derek Beaulieu (Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2013); and The Alphabet Game: a bpNichol Reader, with Darren Wershler (Coach House Books 2007).

Areas of Specialty

  • Cultural Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary Literature
  • Poetics Aesthetics
  • Popular Culture, Film, Digital Media