Andrew Lison

Postdoctoral Researcher in the Digitial Humanities
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Andrew Lison (Ph.D. Modern Culture & Media, Brown University, 2016) is the Hall Center for the Humanities' inaugural Postdoctoral Researcher in the Digital Humanities. He will be in residence at the Hall Center for two years, where he will work on a substantial research project, assist the faculty co-directors of the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities with workshops and teaching, and act to increase the profile of digital humanities scholarship at the university.

His work spans the practical and the theoretical, the humanistic and the technological, connecting issues in the fields of critical digital humanities, science and technology studies, film studies, sound studies, cultural studies, and critical theory to focus on the way in which the digital has, over the past seventy years, progressively come to absorb previously distinct forms of media.

Publications:

Book

The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, Revolt, coedited with Timothy Scott Brown (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)

Refereed Journal Articles

“‘The Very Idea of Place’: Form, Contingency, and Adornian Volition in The Man in the High Castle” in Science Fiction Studies 122 (March 2014)

“Love’s Unlimited Orchestra: Overcoming Left Melancholy via Dubstep and Microhouse” in New Formations 75 (Summer 2012)

Chapters in Edited Volumes

“From Shrink Wrap to Services: The Universal Machine and Universal Exchange” in Irina Kaldrack and Martina Leeker eds., There is no Software, there are just Services (Meson Press, 2015)

“Fun is a Battlefield: Software Between Enjoyment and Obsession,” with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, in Olga Goriunova ed., Fun and Software: Exploring Pleasure, Paradox and Pain in Computing (Bloomsbury, 2014) 

“1968 and the Future of Information” in Timothy Scott Brown and Andrew Lison eds., The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, Revolt (Palgrave Macmillan,  2014)

“Postmodern Protest? Minimal Techno and Multitude” in Timothy Scott Brown and Lorena Anton eds., Between the Avant-Garde and the Everyday: Subversive Politics in Europe from 1957 to the Present (Protest, Culture and Society Series) (Berghahn Books, 2011)

Translation

Wolfgang Kraushaar, “Guitar Smashing: Gustav Metzger, the Idea of Auto-destructive Works of Art, and its Influence on Rock Music” in Timothy Scott Brown and Andrew Lison eds., The Global Sixties in Sound and Vision: Media, Counterculture, Revolt (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)


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