Dr. Jeff Ritchie

Publications

“Introduction." The International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal. Vol. 6, number 1, Fall 2009. Forthcoming.

“What Might Yet…." The International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal. Vol. 5, number 1, Fall 2008.

“Navigating the Gap: The Rhetoric of Digital Space and Interactive Narratives.” The International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal- Vol. 4, number 2 Spring 2009. peer reviewed. --This article explains how digital, interactive narratives mediate interactivity through what I've termed the rhetoric of digital space. This paper goes on to catalog the different loci in which this rhetoric takes place.

""Digital Media and Change: A Literary/Historical Perspective." The International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal. Vol. 4, number 1, Fall 2007.

"Review of Anthony Wilhelm's Digital Nation: Toward an Inclusive Information Society." Journal for Cultural and Religious Thought. Vol.8, number 1, Winter, 2006.

"A Media in its Infancy and ‘Plaintext’ in the Ivory Tower.” The International Digital Media and Arts Association Journal. Vol.3, number 1, Fall 2006.

"Robert Burns and William Wordsworth: Positioning of a Romantic Artist in the Literary Marketplace." Studies in Scottish Literature. Vol. 30. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1998. 129 - 136.

Presentations

"Narratological Affordances and Constraints of Mobile Locative Media—panel organized by the New Media Consortium,” International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, Vancouver, 4 November, 2010.

"Navigating the Gap.” Midwest Modern Language Association, Chicago, IL, 11 November, 2006.

"Mind the Gap.” Midwest Popular Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, 29 October, 2006.

“Sir Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy of the Scottish Borders: Eighteenth-Century Theories of Environmental Determinism and Scottish Identity.” the 7th Quadrennial International Scott Conference, held at the University of Konstanz, 22–26 July, 2003.

"A Tale of Two Cultures: Technology and the Profession of English." 58th Annual South Central Modern Language Association Convention. Tulsa, OK. 1-3 November, 2001.

"Carlyle's English Blood." Philological Association of the Carolinas. Charleston, SC. 1 - 3 March, 2001.

"Romantic Physicality: Wordsworth's Aesthetics and Natural History." Romanticism and the Physical: North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Tempe, AZ. 14 -17 September, 2000.

"Scott's Hybrid Solution to the 'Scottish Question' in Britain." Beyond Babel: Western Humanities Alliance - 18th Annual Conference. University of San Diego, San Diego, California. 14 - 16 October, 1999.

"Scott, Antiquarianism and Nationalism." Scott, Scotland, and Nationalism: The Sixth Meeting of the International Scott Conference. Oregon State University, Eugene, Oregon. 21-25 July, 1999.

"The Prejudices of Print Culture: Macpherson's Fingal." 13th Annual DeBartolo Conference on 18th-Century Studies. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. 18-20 February, 1999.

"Ideology and Identity Formation in Caleb Williams, or Things as They Are." Inflicting Romantic Identities panel. Southwest Graduate Literature Symposium. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. 8 March, 1998.

"Robert Burns and William Wordsworth: Positioning of a Romantic Artist in the Literary Marketplace." Burns and Romanticism panel. Robert Burns & Literary Nationalism: A Bicentenary Research Conference. The University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. 29 March, 1996.