Dr. Julie Napolin, Assist Prof., The New School, NYC
"Digital Faulkner: Mapping the Speculative."
Julie Napolin is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts. She received a PhD in Rhetoric from University of California, Berkeley in 2010. Her book in progress, The Acoustics of Narrative Involvement, places the work of Faulkner within the soundscape of global modernism, beginning with the phonograph and ending with new media aesthetics. She's published her work in Qui Parle, Vibratory Modernism (ed. Shelly Trower and Anthony Enns), and Fifty Years After Faulkner (ed. Jay Watson). Her essay on sound and vibration in Conrad was awarded the 2013 Bruce Harkness prize by the Joseph Conrad Society of America. She is currently Associate Editor of Digital Yoknapatawpha, an online map of the world of Faulkner.