Lecture: "No Ideas but in Phones: Confronting the Cellular Humanities" Thursday, February 7, 2019, 4:10 – 6pm
Lecture: "No Ideas but in Phones: Confronting the Cellular Humanities"
Campus Location:Voorhies Hall
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions, Free Events, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Christopher Schaberg, professor at Loyola University New Orleans
Sponsored by:Department of English, UC Davis Humanities Institute, Critical Theory Program

Christopher Schaberg (Ph.D., English, ’09) is the Dorothy Harrell Brown Distinguished Professor of English at Loyola University New Orleans, where he teaches courses in contemporary literature, cultural studies and environmental theory.

He is the author of The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight (2012), The End of Airports (2015), Airportness: The Nature of Flight (2017), and The Work of Literature in an Age of Post-Truth. He has also co-edited two collections: Deconstructing Brad Pitt (2014, with Robert Bennett) and Airplane Reading (2016, with Mark Yakich). With Ian Bogost, he co-edits the Object Lessons series, exploring the hidden lives of ordinary things, which has to date published some 36 volumes, including Glass (2015) by John S. Garrison, and Blanket (2018) by Kara Thompson — both UC Davis alumni — and English professor Scott Shershow.

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