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CM Seminar: Books in the Digital Age: Media Nostalgia, Fetish, and Meaning

Speaker Name: 
Jessica Pressman
Speaker Title: 
Associate Professor, English and Comparative Literature
Speaker Organization: 
San Diego State University
Start Time: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 12:00pm
End Time: 
Monday, May 17, 2021 - 1:05pm
Via Zoom Presentation
Sri Kurniawan


Jessica Pressman is a scholar of 20th and 21st-century experimental literature, digital poetics, and media theory. She is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University, where she co-founded and co-directs SDSU’s Digital Humanities Initiative ( Pressman is the author of Bookishness: Loving Books in a Digital Age (Columbia University Press, 2020), Digital Modernism: Making It New inNew Media (Oxford University Press, 2014), co-author, with Mark C. Marino and Jeremy Douglass, of Reading Project: A Collaborative Analysis of William Poundstone’s Project for Tachistoscope {Bottomless Pit} (University of Iowa Press, 2015). She co-edited two volumes: Comparative Textual Media: Transforming theHumanities in the Postprint Era (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) with N. Katherine Hayles and Book Presence in a Digital Age (Bloomsbury Press, 2018) with Kiene Brillenburg Wurth and Kári Driscoll. Her full CV can be found at

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