The articles below started life for the most part as invited talks.
Key words: alphabet, bodies, capture, corporeal, diagrams, digital, electronic, gesture, ghost effects, the I, medium, the monobeing, prosody, parallel/serial, performance, Platonism, semiotic, subjectivity, technological, virtual, voice, writing.
Principal thesis: All inscription systems affect – inflect, re-create, engender – the subjectivities, modes of thought, and metaphysics of their users. The focus here is alphabetic writing as distinct from the symbolic/diagrammatic systems of mathematics.
2017 ‘Touching’ the Viewer University of Texas, Austin
2015 Experiencing Theatre SLSA, Houston
2011 Intangibles Harvard Humanities Institute
2011 Automedial Ghosts MLA, Profession 2011, 118-22
2009 Gesture, or the BWO of Speech Semiotix, on-line Journal
2009 Gesture and the ‘I’ Fold Parallax, 15 (4), 68-82
2007 Lettered Selves Invited talk, Wayne State University, October
2003 The Alphabetic Body: Foreword to Glossolalia, an Alphabet of Critical Keyword, Edited Wolfreys, Edinburgh U. Press, 1-7
2002 Corporeal or Gesturo-Haptic Writing Configurations 10, 423-38
2002 The Alphabetic Body Parallax 8, 92-104
2000 Going Parallel SubStance 91, 56-79
1997 Mel Bochner: Visible Thinking Trans> arts, cultures, media 1 (3/4), 169-77
1995 Thinking Dia-Grams: Mathematics, Writing, and Virtual Reality Mathematics, Science and Postclassical Theory. Ed Smith and Plotnitsky, 389-415
1994 Trapped in Hypostases Bridging the Gap: Herbert Simon and Respondents. Stanford Humanities Review, Edited Guzeldere and Franchi, 99-101
1994 Exuberant Materiality:De-Minding the Store Configurations 2, 257-74