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MemberEsko Suoranta

…Peer reviewed articles:

“An Ever-Compromised Utopia: Virtual Reality in Thomas Pynchon’s Bleeding Edge.” In On Troubled Futures: New Perspectives to Dystopian Fiction in Literature and Other Media, forthcoming 2019.

“The Ironic Transhumanity of William Gibson’s The Peripheral.” Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research, 3:1, 2016.

“Agents or Pawns? Power Relations in William Gibson’s Bigend Trilogy.” Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research, 1:1, 2014.

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Working on my PhD Affordances for the Future: Allegory and Cognition in Technocritical Speculative Fiction at the Department of Languages, University of Helsinki. Interested in the ways capital, culture, technology, and life intersect and collide.

MemberMartin Paul Eve

Martin Paul Eve is Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London. Previously he was a Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK and an Associate Tutor/Lecturer at the University of Sussex, where he completed his Ph.D. Martin specialises in contemporary American fiction (primarily the works of Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo and David Foster Wallace), histories and philosophies of technology, and technological mutations in scholarly publishing. He is the author of four books, Pynchon and Philosophy: Wittgenstein, Foucault and Adorno (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014: 9781137405494), Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future (Cambridge University Press, 2014: 9781107484016), Password (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016: 9781501314872), and Literature Against Criticism: University English & Contemporary Fiction in Conflict (Open Book Publishers, 2016: 9781783742738). From 2015-2020, Martin is a member of the UK English Association’s Higher Education committee. In addition, Martin is well-known for his work on open access and HE policy, appearing before the UK House of Commons Select Committee BIS Inquiry into Open Access, writing for the British Academy Policy Series on the topic, being a steering-group member of the OAPEN-UK project, the Jisc National Monograph Strategy Group, the SCONUL Strategy Group on Academic Content and Communications, the Open Knowledge Foundation’s Open Access Steering Group, the Jisc Scholarly Communications Advisory Group, the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation advisory board, the California Digital Library/University of California Press’s Humanities Book Infrastructure advisory board, and the HEFCE Open Access Monographs Expert Reference Panel (2014) and founding the Open Library of Humanities.

MemberTracy J. Prince

…re: Multicultural and National Identity (McFarland 2012)

Portland’s Goose Hollow (Arcadia 2011)

Articles/Book Chapters:

(in progress) “The Forgotten Chinese Vegetable Gardens of Portland” for Oregon Historical Quarterly

“Urban Sprawl and Existentialism in Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49.” Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism. Vol 21(1). Washington DC: American Humanist Association. (2013) 83-91.

“A Streetcar Trestle was Once Part of an Iconic Portland Heights Scene.” The Oregonian. Portland, Oregon. 18 March …

Historian Tracy Prince, Ph.D. is a Research Professor at Portland State University’s American Indian Teacher Program (in Curriculum & Instruction), a Fulbright Specialist (Malta), and the author of numerous books. She has spent over two decades teaching in Turkey, Canada, and the United States, with extensive research time in England, Australia, South Africa, and France. She researches, teaches, and writes about race, gender, and social equity issues. Dr. Prince loves to sing, dig around in archives, and talk to folks about the olden days.