CV

Dani Spinosa
Curriculum Vitae
June 2017

Education

2015
PhD (Defended 13 March 2015), Department of English Language and Literature, York University
Dissertation: [generic pronoun] creates: Anarchism, Authorship, Experiment
Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Weaver
2009
MA, Department of Literature and Film, Wilfrid Laurier University
2008
BA (Hons. – cum laude), Department of English Language and Literature, Specialized Major: English Literature, York University

Publications

Manuscripts

2018
Anarchists in the Academy: Machines and Free Readers in Experimental Poetry. University of Alberta Press (Spring 2018 Catalogue).

Edited Volumes

2018
Decoding Canadian Digital Poetics, McGill-Queens UP, (Under Consideration).

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2017
“‘Nothing / is ever enough’: Reclaiming Denise Levertov’s The Jacob’s Ladder. Twentieth Century Literature (Under Consideration)
“Towards a Theory of Canadian Digital Poetics.” Studies in Canadian Literature (Under Consideration).
“Vulva Zombies: Authorship in Erin Moure’s Pillage Laud.” Mosaic (Accepted).
Postanarchist Literary Theory: Some Preliminary Notes.” Journal for the Study of Radicalism, vol. 11, no. 1 (Forthcoming)

2016
John Cage and the Comunis of Communication.” Canadian Review of American Studies, vol. 46, no. 1, Spring 2016.

2015
Freely Revised and Edited: Anarchist Authorship in Jackson Mac Low’s The Stein Poems.” ESC: English Studies in Canada, vol. 41, no. 2-3, June/September 2015, pp. 91-108.

2014
No Authors: Writing and Supervising in the Digital Common.” #Alt-Ac, MediaCommons

Interviews

2017
“In Digital Ether: W. Mark Sutherland in Correspondence with Dani Spinosa.” Jacket2. (Forthcoming)

Book Reviews

2017
“Review: Screening Images of American Masculinity in the Age of Postfeminism.” Canadian Women’s Studies (Forthcoming)
2015
Tired Time Travelling: Rev. of Traversing Leonard by Craig Savel.” Canadian Literature, no. 227, Winter 2016, pp. 177-8.
2014
Group Review: It’s Complicated by dana boyd.” HASTAC
2013
Review: The Democracy Project by David Graeber.” Political Media Review
2012
Review: Revolt!: The Next Great Transformation from Kleptocracy Capitalism to Libertarian Socialism through Counter Ideology, Societal Education, & Direct Action.” Political Media Review.
2011
Review: My Darling Nellie Grey by George Bowering.” (co-authored with Melissa Dalgleish). The Bull Calf.
2010
Review: Another Dinner is Possible.” (co-authored with Charles Boyes). Political Media Review.

Encyclopaedia Entries

2017
“C. T. Funkhouser, Prehistoric Digital Poetry,” The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. (Forthcoming).
“Michael Joyce. Of Two Minds: Hypertext, Pedagogy, and PoeticsThe Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature. (Forthcoming).
“Mez Breeze and Andy Campbell, The Dead Tower.”
Damian Lopes, Sensory Deprivation/Dream Poetics.”
Darren Wershler, NICHOLODEONLINE.”
Christopher Funkhouser, Prehistoric Digital Poetry: An Archaeology of Forms, 1959-1995.”
Michael Joyce, Of Two Minds: Hypertext, Pedagogy, and Poetics.”
W. J. T. Mitchell, ‘Ekphrasis and the Other.’” (co-authored with Robert P. Fletcher)
J. R. Carpenter, in absentia.” (co-authored with Kent Aardse)
Electronic Literature Directory (all).

2016
W. Mark Sutherland, Code X.” Electronic Literature Directory.

Creative Publications

2017
Glosas for Tired Eyes (poetry chapbook), No Press
“Two Shots.” Canadian Literature (poem), (forthcoming).
Betical” (digital poem installation), co-authored with Jon Orsi, =SUM(things), University of Waterloo Critical Media Lab annual symposium, 7 April
Yeah Right” (poem), Obey Much/Resist Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance, Dispatches Poetry Anthology
2007
“Jesse II: Science/Stigmata” (poem), Bywords.ca


2005
“Art and Suicide” (short fiction), In/Words Magazine 4.4
“Dear Sylvia” (poem), The Charlatan (Carleton University)
2004
“Untitled” (poem), In/Words Magazine 4.3

Awards and Honours

2016
Toronto Arts Council Emerging Writer’s Grant, I Swear ($5000)
2015
Graduate Program in English Nominee, Faculty of Graduate Studies Dissertation Prize, York University
2012-13
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Grant, ($30000)
2012
CIPBA (Canadian-Italian Business and Professional Association) Education Foundation Award
2011-12
Ontario Graduate Scholarship, ($20000)
2009
York University Graduate Scholarship
2008
Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Scholarship
Ernest Daniel Stong Essay Prize
Avie Bennett Prize in Canadian Literature

Conference Participation

Forthcoming Papers

2017
“A Purely Financial Collaboration: Joyce as Computer in John Cage’s Writing Through Finnegans Wake.” Diasporic Joyce: NORTH AMERICAN JAMES JOYCE CONFERENCE (Forthcoming)

Papers Presented

2017
“Oversharing: Canadian E-Lit and the Lyric Subject.” “TrashCan: An Anti-Canon Manifesto (Roundtable).” ACQL Conference.

2016
“I want you to do me: Jim Andrews and New Media Poetry.” “The Concept of Vancouver.” Two Days of Canada Conference, St. Catherines, ON, 13-14 October
“Towards a Theory of Canadian Digital Poetics.” “Digital Textualities/Canadian Contexts.” CWRC Conference, Calgary, AB, 22 September
“Détours: Resistant Geographies in JR Carpenter’s in absentia.” ACCUTE Congress, 18 May
“Subsequent Screenings: The Legacy of bpNichol in Canadian Digital Poetry & Elit.” Poetics: (The Next) 25 Years, SUNY Buffalo, 9 April
“Code X: Experiment as Digital in Canadian Elit.” NeMLA Annual Convention, Hartford, CT, 19 March
2015
“A Troll with Tenure: Kenneth Goldsmith’s ‘The Body of Michael Brown.'” EGSA Colloquium, York University, 7 May
2014
“No Authors: Writing the Online Dissertation with a [generic pronoun].” Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL. 9 January
2013
“No Authors: A Postanarchist Reading of Robert Duncan and Denise Levertov.” Beyond the Border: The Vancouver Poetry Conference, University of East Anglia. Norwich, UK. 23 November
“Can’t Buy Me Love: Robert Duncan’s Politics & Poetics of ‘Plagiarism.'” CAAS Conference, University of Waterloo. 26 October
“Waterfalls or Ideograms: John Cage’s ’62 Mesostics re Merce Cunningham’ as Failed Experiments.” EGSA Colloquium, York University, 11 May
“Inging: Writing for the Second Time Through John Cage’s ’62 Mesostics re Merce Cunningham.'” UofT English Colloquium, University of Toronto, 9 May
2012
“Dead Man Walking: Frenzied Masculinity in AMC’s The Walking Dead.” EGSA Colloquium, York University, 9 November
2010
“Illegible Poems, Intelligible Bodies: John Cage’s ’62 Mesostics re Merce Cunningham,'” SAGE Colloquium, University of Waterloo, 18 June 2010

Panels Moderated

2017
“Trans/forming the Machine: Feminist Interventions in Digital Poetics.” ACCUTE Congress, Toronto, (Forthcoming)
“Decoding Canadian Digital Poetics.” NeMLA, Baltimore, March

2014
“Gender, Identity and Society: Revisiting Womanhood,” EGSA Colloquium, York University, 9 May

Volunteer and Organization

2015
Digital Pedagogy Institute: “Digital Pedagogy & the Student Experience.” Toronto, August 19-20 (University of Toronto Scarborough), August 21 (Ryerson University)

Teaching Experience

As Course Director

2016
EN2260: Introduction to World Literature (York University)
EN2240: Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures (York University, Online)
EN4400: Diaspora Literatures (York University, Online)

2015
EN2260: Introduction to World Literature (York University)
EN2011: Gender Studies I (York University)

As Teaching Assistant

2014-15
EN3100: Contemporary Literature (York University)
2014
EN2002: Literary Theory 2 (York University)
2013
EN2001: Literary Theory 1(York University)
2012-13
EN2010: Gender Studies (York University)
2010-12
EN2100: Poetry (York University)
2010
EN2010: Gender Studies (York University)
2009-10
EN2220: Introduction to Canadian Literature (York University)
2009
EN121: Reading Drama (Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON)
2008
EN120: Reading Poetry (Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON)

As Marker/Grader

2017
EN2240: Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures (York University)
EN4400: Diaspora Literatures (York University)

2014-15
EN2250: Introduction to British Literature (York University)

Research Experience

2014-16
DHSI: Digital Humanities Summer Institute (University of Victoria)
2014
FDSW14: Feminist Digital Scholars Workshop (HASTAC Initiative)
2013-14
TACT (Teaching Assistant Certificate in Teaching); SEDA Accreditation
2011
“New Wave Canada Redux” under Victor Coleman, Toronto New School

Professional Service

2017
Managing Editor, Electronic Literature Directory
2015
Reception and social media, Digital Pedagogy Institute (University of Toronto, Ryerson University)
2013-2015
Co-editor, Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
2011-2015
Copy-editor and Blind Peer-Reviewer, Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
2007-2008
Senior Poetry Editor, Existere Journal of Arts and Literature (York University)

University Service

2013
Hiring Committee: Post-1945 Fiction CLA (York University)
2012-13
English Graduate Students’ Association Social Committee (York University)
2011-12
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (York University)
2010-12, 14-15
EGSA Colloquium Committee (York University)

Professional Affiliations

MLA and NeMLA (CAITY Caucus and Women’s Caucus)
HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory)
ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
ACQL (Association of Canadian and Quebecois Literatures)
CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts)
CSDH (Canadian Society of the Digital Humanities)
ELO (Electronic Literature Organization)

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