Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Jonathan Goodwin
PO Box 44691
Department of English
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA 70504
joncgoodwin@gmail.com

Academic Employment

Assistant Professor of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2008-.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2007-May 2008.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English, East Carolina University: August 2006-July 2007.

Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology: August 2004-July 2006.

Research Assistant, Norman Holland: August 2003-May 2004.

Graduate Instructor, University of Florida: Fall 1997-August 2003.

Education

Ph. D., University of Florida. December 2005.
Dissertation: “Consciousness, History, and Nation in the British Novel, 1926-1932.”
Advisor: Norman Holland.

M. A., University of Florida. December 1999. Thesis: “Transformational Ideology: Narrative Theory in The Secret Pilgrim.”
Advisor: R. B. Kershner, Jr.

B. A., English, University of North Carolina at Wilmington. May 1996.

Research

Book

Reading Graphs, Maps & Trees: Responses to Franco Moretti. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2011. Co-edited with John Holbo. [Publisher's page].

Articles and Chapters

“Telepathy and Cosmic Horror in Olaf Stapledon’s The Flames.” Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts [forthcoming].

Exiles in the Gray Area.” James Joyce Quarterly [forthcoming].

“The Separate Worlds of David Lynch’s Inland Empire.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 31.4 (2014): 309-321. [Publisher's Page].

“Ethics and History in Olaf Stapledon’s Last Men in London.” Extrapolation 54.3 (2013): 265-285. [Publisher's page].

Laudun, John and Jonathan Goodwin. “Computing Folklore Studies: Mapping Over a Century of Scholarly Production Through Topics.” The Journal of American Folklore 126.502 (Fall 2013): 455-475. [Muse].

“Animated Fictions: Characters in The Brazen Head.” Powys Journal 23 (2013): 115-135.

“Introduction.” In Reading Graphs, Maps & Trees: Responses to Franco Moretti. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2011. Ed. Jonathan Goodwin and John Holbo. ix-xxii.

“Totality and the Genes of Literature.” In Reading Graphs, Maps & Trees: Responses to Franco Moretti. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press, 2011. Ed. Jonathan Goodwin and John Holbo. 76-80.

“John le Carré’s The Secret Pilgrim and the End of the Cold War.” Clues: A Journal of Detection 28.1 (2010): 102-109. [Publisher's page].

“Wyndham Lewis’s The Childermass, and National Crisis.” Wyndham Lewis Annual 13 (2008): 9-35. [PDF], uncorrected proof.

“Nationalism and Re-enchantment in John Cowper Powys’s A Glastonbury Romance.” Powys Journal 17 (2007): 115-132. [PDF], uncorrected proof.

“Sports, Repetition, and Control in Shane Carruth’s Primer.” Playing the Universe: Games and Gaming in Science Fiction. Ed. Dave Mead and Pawel Frelik. Lublin, Poland: Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej University Press, 2007. 141-153. [PDF], uncorrected draft.

“Cognitive Storyworlds.” Review essay on David Herman’s Story Logic. Style 38.1 (Winter 2004): 114-26. [PDF].

“Wallace’s Infinite Jest.” The Explicator 61.2 (2003): 122-24. [PDF].

Reviews

Review of Jed Esty’s A Shrinking Island. Modern Fiction Studies 51.3 (2005): 690-92. [Muse].

Review of Rukmini Nair’s Narrative Gravity. Modernism/modernity 11.2 (2004): 358-59. [Muse].

Conferences

“Mapping Networks in Service of Intellectual History: How Topic Models and Co-Citation Networks Describe a Paradigm Shift in a Humanities Discipline.” Texas Digital Humanities Consortium: “Networks in the Humanities.” Houston: April, 2014. With John Laudun.

“Economic States of Being in David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE.” Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Atlanta: October, 2009.

“Civic Literacy and Information Poisoning.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. New Orleans: April, 2008.

“Fictionalism and Optimality.” Theory of Mind and Literature Conference. West Lafayette: November, 2007.

“Optimality, Perfection, and Ideology.” Society for the Study of Narrative Literature. Washington, DC: March, 2007.

“Two Versions of Cognitive Elitism in Errol Morris’s First Person.” Film and History Conference: “The Documentary Tradition.” Dallas: November, 2006.

“The Artist, Fascism, and Afterlife in Wyndham Lewis’s The Childermass.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. Atlanta: April, 2006.

“Blogging and Scholarly Publication: Some Thoughts on Access and Mediation.” Conference on College Composition and Communication. Chicago: March, 2006.

“Transhumanism and the Ideology of Emergence.” Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Chicago: November, 2005.

“The Rhetoric of Stephen Wolfram’s A New Kind of Science.” Society for the Study of Literature and Science. Pasadena: October, 2002.

“The Future of Plagiarism.” Florida College English Association. Gainesville: October, 2002.

“Greg Egan’s Distress and The Limits of Empiricism.” Society for the Study of Literature and Science. Buffalo: October, 2001.

“Ideology and Cultural Cognitivist Critique.” Society for the Study of Literature and Science. Atlanta: October, 2000.

“Ideological Transformations: Ideological Critique, Cognitivist Narratology, and The Secret Pilgrim.” University of Florida Marxist Reading Group Conference. Gainesville: April, 2000.

Colloquia, Workshops, and Invited Talks

“Computing Folklore Studies: An Exploration of the Intellectual Landscape and History of a Discipline” (with John Laudun). UL-Lafayette English Department Faculty Research Symposium. Lafayette: April, 2013.

NEH Topic Modeling Workshop. College Park: November, 2012.

“John Buchan’s The Gap in the Curtain, Narrative Time, and the Financial Crisis.” UL-Lafayette English Department Faculty Research Symposium. Lafayette: February, 2008.

“Narrative, Fictionalism, and Optimality.” UL-Lafayette Cognitive Science Research Symposium. Lafayette: November, 2007.

Teaching

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Spring 2014: Modernism, Fascism, and Sexuality
Spring 2014: Chance, Causality, and Coincidence in the Victorian Novel

Fall 2013: Joyce and Yeats
Fall 2013: Introduction to Literature

Spring 2013: British Women Writers and the Fantastic
Spring 2013: Modern Fiction
Spring 2013: British Literature II

Fall 2012: Research Methods

Spring 2012: Joyce and Yeats
Spring 2012: The Short Story

Fall 2011: Finance and Modernism
Fall 2011: Introduction to Literature

Spring 2011: Modern Fiction
Spring 2011: Introduction to Literature
Spring 2011: Drama

Fall 2010: Research Methods
Fall 2010: Introduction to Literary Studies

Spring 2010: Honors British Literature Survey
Spring 2010: British Literature II
Spring 2010: Introduction to Literature

Fall 2009: Utopia and Modernism
Fall 2009: The Short Story

Spring 2009: The Modern Apocalypse
Spring 2009: Honors British Literature Survey

Fall 2008: Modern British Literature
Fall 2008: The Short Story

Spring 2008: The Modern Apocalypse
Spring 2008: British Literature II

Fall 2007: Modern Fiction: Irrealism and Metafiction
Fall 2007: Introduction to Literature

East Carolina

Summer 2007: History of Literature in English, 1700-1880

Spring 2007: History of Literature in English, 1700-1880
Spring 2007: Major British Writers
Spring 2007: Composition II, Introduction to Research Methods

Fall 2006: History of Literature in English, 1700-1880
Fall 2006: Major American Writers

Georgia Tech

Summer 2006: “Simulations.” Introduction to Media Studies.

Spring 2006: “Artifice.” Writing about Literature.

Fall 2005: “Questions Concerning Technology, Education, and Inequality.” Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition.

Spring 2005: “Game, Puzzle, Paradox: An Introduction to Interpretation.” Writing about Literature.

Fall 2004: “The Rhetoric of Evolution.” Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition.

University of Florida

Summer 2003: Advanced Business Writing for Accountants (Graduate).

Spring 2003: Survey of British Literature II (Romantic-Modern).

Fall 2002: “Aristotle and Political Discourse.” Introduction to Rhetoric and Composition.

Summer 2002: Survey of British Literature II (Romantic-Modern).

Spring 2002: “The Literature of Defamiliarization.” Writing About Literature.

Fall 2001: Survey of American Literature II (1865-Present).

Summer 2001: Survey of British Literature II (Romantic-Modern).

Spring 2001: Survey of 20th C British Novel.

Fall 2000: Survey of American Literature II (1865-Present).
“The Rhetoric of Economy.” Topics in Composition.

Summer 2000: Survey of American Literature II (1865-Present).

Spring 2000: “The Rhetoric of Artificial Intelligence.” Topics in Composition.

Fall 1999: “The Cultural Representations of the CIA.” Topics in Composition.

Summer 1998-Summer 1999: Introduction to Composition.

Fall 1997-Spring 1998. Technical Writing.

Professional Service and Affiliations

Service

Editorial Board, Psyart: 2008-.
Associate Editor, Psyart: 2006-2008.
Editor, online proceedings of the International Literature and Psychology Conference: 2003, 2005, and 2006.
Reader, Mosaic: 2004-, PMLA: 2014-.

Affiliations

MLA
AAUP

Honors

Summer Research Award, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2013.

Gibson Dissertation Fellow, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida. Spring 2004.

Invited Participant, Yulee Seminar “The Two Cultures.” University of Florida. 2000.

Administrative Service

Faculty Senate, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: September 2013-.

Personnel Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2011-May 2013.

Graduate Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2007-.

Chair, Special Topics Graduate Exam Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2010-.

Special Topics Graduate Exam Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2007-May 2010.

Sophomore Literature Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2007-May 2011.

Chair, MA Exam Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2012-.

MA Exam Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2007-May 2012.

English Majors Committee, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: August 2008-May 2011.

“Increasing Students’ Sense of Ownership and Participation in a Course Weblog.” Teaching with Technology 2006: A Think-in of Best Practices. With Clancy Ratliff. East Carolina, November 2006.

Co-President, University of Florida English Graduate Organization, 1999-2000.

Secretary, UF EGO, 1998-1999.

Graduate Representative, Committee on Computers and Writing, 1998-1999.

Taught Workshop Introducing Networked Writing Environment to Technical Writing Instructors. 1998-1999.

Senator, University of Florida Graduate Assistants Union, 1998-1999.

Assistant Organizer, Society of Literature and Science Conference. Gainesville, 1998.

References

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