Heather Love

Heather Love

Assistant Professor

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall

Phone: (605) 677-5229

Email: Heather.Love@usd.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Bio:

Heather Love is an Assistant Professor at the USD Department of English. She is currently working on a book project that explores the relationship between literary modernism and the twentieth century's emergent discourses of information- and data-processing.


Teaching Interests:

American and British literary modernism; cultural studies; critical theory; literature, science, and technology; medicine and narrative


Research Interests:

Transatlantic literary modernism; interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies (literature and technology, information, cybernetics, medicine);


Education:

  • Ph D, English, Indiana University, 2015
  • MA, English, Queen's University, 2007
  • BA, English (Honors), University of Victoria, 2006
  • Bachelor of Music, Performance (Piano), University of Victoria, 2005

Grants:

  • Senior Visiting Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University Center for Humanities and Information. Grant Role: Principal. (2018 - 2018)
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Grant, USD Center for Teaching and Learning. (2017 - 2018)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Travel Grant, USD College of Arts & Sciences. (2017 - 2017)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Travel Grant, USD College of Arts & Sciences. (2016 - 2016)
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Grant, USD Center for Teaching and Learning. (2016 - 2016)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Travel Grant, USD College of Arts & Sciences. (2015 - 2015)

Publications:

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  • Michael, Katina, Love, Heather A., and Wajcman, Judy. (Guest Editorial) 21CW: Thinking Machines in the Physical World, 13-17. Vol. 36, Iss. 2. Technology and Society Magazine/IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/MTS.2017.2705779)
  • Love, Heather A.. The Ikehara Correspondence: Norbert Wiener's Japan Connections, 44-49. Vol. 36, Iss. 2. Technology and Society Magazine/IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, 2017. (DOI: 10.1109/MTS.2017.2697062)
  • Love, Heather A.. Novels, Newsreels, and Cybernetics: Reading the Random Patterns of John Dos Passos's U.S.A., 112-131. Vol. 40, Iss. 2. Journal of Modern Literature, 2017. (DOI: 10.2979/jmodelite.40.2.07)
  • Love, Heather A.. Cybernetic Modernism and the Feedback Loop: Ezra Pound's Poetics of Transmission, 89-111. Vol. 22, Iss. 4. Modernism/modernity, 2016. (DOI: doi.org/10.1353/mod.2016.0020)
  • Hall, Philip, Love, Heather A., and Uesugi, Shiro. (Guest Editorial) 21CW: Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century, 33-34. Vol. 34, Iss. 3. Technology and Society Magazine/IEEE Society for the Social Implications of Technology, 2015. (DOI: 10.1109/MTS.2015.2461174)
  • Love, Heather A.. Modernist Feedback Loops: Norbert Wiener's Cybernetics and the Poetry of Ezra Pound. Edited by Arthur Winston et. al., 5. Danvers MA: Institute of Electric and Electronics Engineers, 2014.

Presentations:

  • Love, Heather A.. Flusser, Telematics, Modernism. Presented at the Penn State Center for Humanities and Information Conference, State College, PA. (September 2017)
  • Love, Heather A.. "Babies ... turned out in series like Fords" and the "biggest Maternity Hospital in the world": Modernist Obstetrics as Cultural Diagnosis. Presented at the MSA 19, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (August 2017)
  • Love, Heather A.. Modernism's Multi-Input Perspectives: Telematic Ethics from Dos Passos and Pound to Toomer and Woolf. Presented at the MSA 19, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (August 2017)
  • Love, Heather A.. A "Collection of Possibilities": Connections Across Media History. Presented at the MSA 19: Pre-Conference Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (August 2017)
  • Love, Heather A.. Re-Staging Murder: _Machinal_'s Episodic Feedback Loops. Presented at the MLA 2017, Philadelphia. (January 2017)
  • Love, Heather A.. Idiosyncratic Meditations on Media: Planes, Papers, and Automobiles from Gertrude Stein to Marshall McLuhan". Presented at the MSA 18 , Pasadena. (November 2016)
  • Love, Heather A.. Modernist Cybernetics: Large Scale Data Management as Precondition for Standardization. Presented at the MSA 18, Pasadena, CA. (November 2016)
  • Love, Heather A.. The Ikehara Correspondence: Norbert Wiener's Japan Connections. Presented at the Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: Thinking Machines in the Physical World, Melbourne. (July 4, 2016)
  • Love, Heather A.. Black Box Blindness: Virginia Woolf, Silvan Tomkins, and the Media Ecology of Affect. Presented at the MSA 17: Modernism & Revolution, Boston. (November 20, 2015)
  • Love, Heather A.. Physical Pain and Mental Deficiency: Ralph Ellison's 'Flying Home. Presented at the MSA 17: Modernism & Revolution, Boston. (November 20, 2015)
  • Love, Heather A.. Cybernetic Maternity: Techno-Mediated Motherhood in American Modernism. Presented at the SLSA 2015: After Biopolitics, Houston TX. (November 13, 2015)