Ep. 1: Alien (1979): The Maiden Voyage

In our inaugural podcast, we talk about the science-fiction classic Alien (1979). Alien film vet Jason discusses with a total newb Judy what she made of the sets, the story, the characters, and that infamous chestburster scene. If podcasts are your thing, and movies are your thing, please listen and subscribe to our channel!

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S(a)LSA: Atlanta, GA

I’m back to post about another incredible and fulfilling Society for Literature, Science and the Arts conference (SLSA), this time at the Westin Peachtree hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA! I attended this conference in early November, and it certainly lived up to the high expectations set at the last meeting in Houston, TX. This year…

ENGL293 Intro to Digital Media

  I’m very happy to announce that I’m teaching the Introduction to Digital Media course at the University of Waterloo for Fall 2016. I’ve wanted to teach this course for a long time, (basically the entire time I’ve been working here) and the universe finally delivered! The syllabus is accessible via the course website. Students…

ENGL251 Literary Criticism 1

Since I did so much conferencing this past term, I didn’t have much time to post. I’ve also spent the fall involved with some grant writing for an indie video game developer here in Kitchener, but I won’t talk about that until I know the results at the end of the month. More on that…

Critical Media Lab Salon

Hello! I recently did a talk at the University of Waterloo’s Critical Media Lab, as part of the “CML Salon” research share series. This was my second time participating in one of these, as I love the opportunity to present work that, for graduate scholars, could benefit from some feedback outside of doctoral committees, or is still…