Books and Book Manuscripts:

  1. Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2019)
  2. Modernity and Autobiography in Nineteenth-Century America: Literary Representations of Communication and Transportation Technologies (Palgrave, 2017)
  3. Moonbit (under review)
  4. The Awkward Age of Autobiography (in prep)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  1. "Critical Code Commentaries" (under review)
  2. "Inaugurating the American Renaissance as a Massive Open Online Course" (in prep)
  3. “How Literature Became a Problem: The History of Autobiography in Psychology” (in prep).
  4. “Amateur Anxieties: Jack London, Theodore Roosevelt, and Turn-of-the-Century Professional Culture” (under review)
  5. "Autobiography, Modernity, and Biopolitics: Individuality and Writing the Self at the Fin-de-Siècle" Arizona Quarterly (forthcoming).
  6. “Narratives of the Later Life of Frederick Douglass” Common-place 17, no. 2 (2017).
  7. "Lucy Larcom and the Time of the Temporal Collapse" Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 33, no. 1 (2016): 82-102. [PDF]
  8. "Can an Algorithm be Disturbed? Machine Learning, Intrinsic Criticism, and the Digital Humanities" College Literature 42, no. 4 (2015): 543 - 564. [PDF]
  9. "Bits of Autobiography: Radical Deindividualization and Everydayness." Arizona Quarterly 71, no. 1 (2015): 83-99. [PDF]
  10. "What does the 'Temporal Turn' Mean for Autobiography? Mark Twain, Memory, and the Failures of Historicism." The Mark Twain Annual 11 (Fall 2013): 62-76. [PDF]
  11. Pandey, S., Voorsluys, W., Rahman, M., Buyya, R., Chiu, K., and Dobson, J. "A Grid Workflow Environment for Brain Imaging Analysis on Distributed Systems." Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (2009). [PDF]
  12. Van Horn, J.D., Wolfe, J., Agnoli, A., Woodward, J., Schmitt, M., Dobson, J., Schumacher, S., and Vance, B. "Neuroimaging Databases as a Resource for Scientific Discovery," International Review of Neurobiology 66C (2005). [PDF]
  13. Zhao, Y., Dobson, J., Foster, I., Moreau L., and Wilde, M. "A Notation and System for Expressing and Executing Cleanly Typed Workflows on Messy Scientific Data," ACM SIGMOD Record 34 (2005). [PDF]
  14. Zhao, Y., Wilde, M., Foster, I., Voeckler, J., Dobson, J., Gilbert, E., Jordan, T. and Quigg, E. "Virtual Data Grid Middleware Services for Data-intensive Science." Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 18 (2004). [PDF]


Book Chapters:

  1. "Knowing and Narration: Shirley Jackson and the Campus Novel." In Shirley Jackson: Influences and Confluences, edited by Melanie R. Anderson and Lisa Kröger, 123-141. New York: Routledge, 2016.
  2. Van Horn, J.D., Dobson, J., Woodward, J., Wilde, M., Zhao, Y., Voeckler, J., Foster, I. "Grid-Based Computing and the Future of Neuroscience Computation." Methods in Mind. Eds. Michael Gazzaniga, Carl Senior, and Tamara Russell. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2006. [PDF]

Conference/Workshop (Published) Papers:

  1. Pandey, S., Voorsluys, W., Rahman, M., Buyya, R., Chiu, K., and Dobson, J. "Brain Image Registration Analysis Workflow for fMRI Studies on Global Grids,"Proceedings of the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-09), Bradford, UK, (May 2009). [PDF]
  2. Dobson, J., Woodward, J., Schwarz, S.A, Marchesini, J.C, Farid, F., and Smith S., "The Dartmouth Green Grid," ICCS 2005 Conference Workshop on HPC in Academia (2005). [PDF]
  3. Zhao, Y., Wilde, M., Foster, I., Voeckler, J., Jordan, T., Quigg, E., and Dobson J. "Grid Middleware Services for Virtual Data Discovery, Composition, and Integration," ACM Middleware for Grid Computing Workshop (2004). [PDF]

Conference Presentations / Talks:

  1. “Situating Computer Vision” MLA Convention, Chicago, IL. January 2019.
  2. “Moonbit: A Creative and Critical Reading of the Apollo 11 Guidance Computer Code,” SIGCIS/SHOT 2018: Stored in Memory. St. Louis, MO. October, 2018.
  3. "Techniques of the Computational Observer: Mixed-Method Governmentality and the Image," Plenary Talk, Futures of American Studies Institute. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. June 2018.
  4. “Moonbit.” HaPoP 2018: Fourth Symposium on the History and Philosophy of Programming. Oxford, UK. March 2018.
  5. "The Cultural Signficance of kNN" Plenary Talk, Futures of American Studies Institute. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. June 2017.
  6. "Digital American Cultural Studies." DH101. MLA Convention, Philadelphia, PA. January 2017.
  7. Roundtable Participant. "Visionary Compacts at Thirty: Literature, Politics, and the Field(-Imaginary) of American Studies'" MLA Convention, Philadelpha, PA. January 2017.
  8. "The Exorbitant Question of (Digital) Method," Plenary Talk, Futures of American Studies Institute. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. June 2016.
  9. "How Literature Became a Problem: The History of Autobiography in Psychology." 28th Annual Arizona Quarterly Symposium. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. April 2016.
  10. "Machine Learning, Distant Reading, and American Literature," NeMLA, Hartford, CT. March 2016.
  11. "Narratives of the Later Life of Frederick Douglass: Old Age Autobiography Before Senescence," C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, State College, PA. March 2016.
  12. "Teaching Literature in Public: Large-Scale Online Teaching and Reading." Organizer and Presider. MLA Convention, Austin, TX. January 2016.
  13. "Amateur Theory" American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. March 2015.
  14. "The Value of Old Criticism: Periodization and Passé Critique." Panel: Here and After: Periodization and American Literary Studies. MLA Convention, Vancouver, BC. January 2015.
  15. "The Telephonic Self: A Non-Systemic Systems Theory of Autobiography." American Circuits, American Secrets. Banff, Alberta. September 2014.
  16. Panel Chair. "American Traumas: History, Memory, Violence." International Conference on Narrative. Cambridge, MA. March 2014.
  17. "The Telephonic Self: A Non-Systemic Systems Theory of Autobiography." American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY. March 2014.
  18. "Newer New or Coming After?: Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment" Organizer and Presider. MLA Convention, Chicago, IL. January 2014.
  19. "Autobiography in Neuroscience and Neuroscience in Autobiography." Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Conference, Boston, MA. March 2013.
  20. "What does the 'Temporal Turn' mean for Autobiography? Mark Twain, Memory, and the Failure of Historicism." Mark Twain Symposium: "Complicating Twain," Center for Mark Twain Studies, Elmira College, Elmira, NY. October 2012.
  21. "What does the 'Temporal Turn' mean for Autobiography? Mark Twain, Memory, and the Failure of Linearity" Northeastern University, Northeastern, Boston, MA. March 2012.
  22. "Experiences with Distant, Computer-Aided Reading: Imagining a New Way of Reading a New Century." C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, State College, PA. May 2010.
  23. "Digital Humanities, Desire, and the Ends of Reading." Indiana University Graduate Student Conference. March 2010.
  24. "Was the Education Adams's Final Synthesis?" American Literature Association, Boston, MA. May 2009.
  25. "Regionalism's Countermonumental Impulse." Conference on the Literature of Northern New England, Norwich University, April 2009.
  26. "'Why, Where Have You Been These Twenty Long Years?': The Missing Event of The Education of Henry Adams," Tufts English Graduate Student Conference, Tufts University, October 2008.
  27. "Henry Adams and 'The Adams Memorial'," SGNHS "Sculptural Visions," Cornish N.H., September 2008.
  28. "High Performance Computing and fMRI Databases," SNIA, Washington, D.C., November 2005.
  29. "fMRI on the Grid," fMRIDC Summer Institute, Dartmouth College, June 2005.
  30. "GStar Grid Tools," GriPhyN (Grid Physics Network) All-Hands Meeting, Argonne, IL, April 2005.
  31. "The Grid: A Platform for High Throughput Data Analysis," fMRIDC Summer Institute, Dartmouth College, June 2004.

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