Science, religion, fiction

Other Publications

Selected Journal Articles & Book Chapters


“Angry Optimism: Climate Disaster and Restoration in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Alternate Futures,” The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and Science, eds. N. Ahuja et al., Palgrave (2020): 449-467.


Science Fiction Film & Television 11.3 (Fall 2018), special issue on Orphan Black (editor, author of intro + “Sterility, abominations and the optical illusions of Orphan Black”)


“Faith, Science, and Social Justice in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead Triptych,” CRUX 52: 3-4 (Fall/Winter 2016): 69-78.


“Virtual Immigrants: Transfigured Bodies and Transnational Spaces in Science Fiction Cinema,” Simultaneous Worlds: Global Science Fiction Cinema, eds. Jennifer L. Feeley and Sarah Ann Wells, University of Minnesota Press (2015): 154-70.


“Reframed Hope: Transcendent Technology and Spiraling Subjectivity in Dystopian Cinema,” Hope and the Longing for Utopia: Futures and Illusions in Theology and Narrative, ed. Daniel Boscaljon, Wipf and Stock (2014): 137-54.


“Remembering the Disappeared: Science Fiction Film in Post-dictatorship Argentina,” Science Fiction Studies 39.1 (Mar 2012, #116): 60-80.


“The Predisposed Agency of Genomic Fiction,” American Literature 83.2 (June 2011): 413-41.


“Determined Agency: A Postsecular Proposal for Religion and Literature—and Science,” Religion and Literature 41.3 (Autumn 2009): 24-31.


“Damning Fundamentalism: Sinclair Lewis and the Trials of Fiction,” Modern Fiction Studies 55.2 (Sum 2009): 265-92.


Selected Book Reviews


Science Fiction and Catholicism: The Rise and Fall of the Robot Papacy, by Jim Clarke, Fafnir: A Nordic Journal of SF and Fantasy Research 9.1 (2022): 102-105.


Biofictions: Race, Genetics and the Contemporary Novel, by Josie Gill, Science Fiction Studies 48.3 (2021): 582-85.


Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology, by Kieran Tranter, Science Fiction Studies 47.1 (2020): 148-51.


Octavia E. Butler, by Gerry Canavan, Extrapolation 59.1 (2018): 111-13.


Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction, edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson, Studies in the Novel 46.4 (Win 2014): 514-15.


Private Bodies, Public Texts: Race, Gender, and a Cultural Bioethics, by Karla FC Holloway, Philological Quarterly 91.1 (Win 2012): 133-37.


Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960, by Amy Hungerford, Religion and Literature 43.1 (Spring 2011): 229-31.


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