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Heather Houser

PhD, 2010, Stanford University


Ecosickness in Contemporary US Fiction: Environment and Affect. Columbia University Press (May 2014)

"The Aesthetics of Environmental Visualizations: More Than Information Ecstasy?," Public Culture 26.2 (Spring 2014)
"Wondrous Strange: Eco-Sickness, Emotion, and Richard Powers's The Echo Maker," American Literature 84.2 (2012): 381-408.

"Comic Crisis." Review of Solar, by Ian McEwan. American Book Review (Nov./Dec. 2010).

"'A Presence almost Everywhere': Responsibility at Risk in Don DeLillo's The Names." Contemporary Literature 51.1 (Spring 2010): 124-51.

Review of Teaching North American Environmental Literature, eds. Laird Christensen, Mark C. Long, and Fred Waage. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 17.1 (Winter 2010): 209-11.


"Managing Information and Materiality in Infinite Jest and Running the Numbers," American Literary History (forthcoming 2014)

"'Geologic Time from Now On': Lorine Niedecker's Lake Superior," invited essay for Los Angeles Review of Books (forthcoming 2014)

"Human/Planetary." In Time: A Vocabulary of the Present, eds. Amy Elias and Joel Burges. NYU Press (forthcoming 2015)


Environmental Art and the Infowhelm (book manuscript in progress)

The Architecture of Ideas: A Reader (proposal invited by Oxford University Press. Under review)