Alpha 60 and the HAL-9000: Tension Regarding Language and Technology in 2001: a Space Odyssey and Alphaville

Computer-Assisted Prayer: A Brief Look at Faith in Bits

Directed in Reading in Science Fiction, with Professor Bill Warner, UCSB

Directed Reading: The Fantastic in Latin American Literature, with Professor Suzanne Jill Levine, UCSB

Faustine, Diana, and Chantal Cazalis: Fantastic Doubles in the Work of Adolfo Bioy Casares

The Evolution of an Ethnic Commodity: Marketing Oscar Hijuelos' Our House in the Last World

Healthy Lies? A Paratextual Analysis of Sandra Cisneros' Caramelo

Landscape and Locodescription in William Gibson's Neuromancer

Leto II, THX-1138, Logan 5, and 3Jane: Numbers in Names in Science Fiction

Lupe Solano, Private Eye: Ethnic Identity and the Search for Clues in Popular Detective Fiction

The Presence of Absence: the Expression of Trauma in Meridel Le Sueur's novel The Girl

Readings in Science and Literature, with Professor Bill Warner, UCSB

Records, Projections, and the Dixie Flatline: Character Loops in La invención de Morel and Neuromancer

Self-Reflixivity in Julio Cortázar's <<Las babas del diablo>> and Ricardo Piglia's Adaptation of <<Las puertas del cielo>>

Sailing Through Space and Time: the Influence of Charles Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle on H.G. Wells' Time Machine

Wax Blocks, Data Banks, and File # 0467839: The Archive of Memory in William Gibson's Science Fiction