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Professor Emeritus of English Language and LIterature,
Professor Emeritus of Art & Design, and
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Emeritus
Department of English Language and Literature
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1003
Vox: (734) 764-6330 (department)
Fax: (734) 763-3128 (department)

1625 Westfield Avenue
Clark NJ 07066
(734) 678-5274

Selected courses:
Winter 2013:
Sabbatical leave
Fall 2012:
English 341 Fantasy
English 407/540 Topics: Ambiguity
23 July - 2 October 2012:
Fanstasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World (via Coursera)
Winter 2012:
English 342 Science Fiction
English 418/549 Graphic Narrative
The student-faculty collaborative research Genre Evolution Project
Fall 2011:
English 341 Fantasy
English 420/516 Technology and the Humanities
Winter 2004:
English 414 Multimedia Explorations in the Humanities
Winter 1999:
English 240 Introduction to Poetry
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Fantasy & Science Fiction:
The award-winning University of Michigan Fantasy and Science Fiction Web Site
The monthly Fantasy and Science Fiction/Theory Reading Group
The Genre Evolution Project (student/faculty collaborative research)
AskM (video replies to questions about the fantastic)
How To Succeed in Science Fiction (a Genre Evolution Project PowerPoint presentation on the Web: view with Internet Explorer, click on slides for animation effects, click onscreen controls to advance slides)
Yesterday's Tomorrows - The Quiz! (part of a Smithsonian Institution exhibition 2001-2005)
The Romance of Space Travel: On the Sexual Iconography of Spacecraft (an illustrated web-essay published by fathom.com)
Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind (a commercial audio/video lecture course)
SFFaudio.com (podcast of one-hour audio interview on Science Fiction [local download])
Science Fiction and Science (a short radio interview)
How the Evil Networks of Science Fiction Became Your Best Friend (a Cisco newsroom commentary)
Collective Intelligence in the Palm of Your Hand (a Cisco newsroom commentary)
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Information Technology:
Teaching Writing with Computers, a research report
Information Technology: A Qualitative Difference, tenets and examples
How Networked Computing Erodes the Teaching-Research Distinction, a conference presentation
Selected Student Humanities InfoTech Coursework
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Materials for selected presentations
Finding Electronic Texts
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