The Death of Things: Ephemera in America (forthcoming in 2020).
With Martin Brückner and Sandy Isenstadt (eds.), Imagined Forms: The Material Culture of Modeling (in progress).
With Babette B. Tischleder (eds.), Cultures of Obsolescence: History, Materiality and the Digital Age. Palgrave MacMillan, 2015.
Articles and Reviews
“How We Write (Well).” Editor and contributor to a forum on Contemporaries at Post45. January 2019.
“The Contemporary: A State of the Field Essay.” Co-authored with Emily Hyde. Literature Compass. September 2017.
“‘And things were looking like a movie’: Suburban Chic and the 1980s.” In On Style: Collected Essays. Eds. Jasmin Dücker, Olga Tarapata, and Eleana Vaja. Routledge, Forthcoming Spring 2019.
“Spaß mit der Future-Past: Coney Island und die Obsoleszenz.” In Obsoleszenz: Kulturelle Figurationen des (Nicht-mehr-)Besonderen. Eds. Dietrich Boschung and Günter Blamberger. Fink Verlag, Winter 2019.
“The Menace of the New: Mourning ‘The World of Tomorrow’ at the 1939 New York World’s Fair.” New York, New York: Urban Spaces, Dreamscapes, Contested Territories. Ed. Sabine Sielke. Peter Lang, 2016.
“Introduction” to Cultures of Obsolescence: History, Materiality and the Digital Age. With Babette B. Tischleder. Palgrave MacMillan, 2015.
“Looking Away from 9/11: The Optics of Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland.” Contemporary Literature (Summer 2014, Volume 55, Number 2): 249-269.
“Ephemeral Gods and Billboard Saints: Don DeLillo’s Underworld and Urban Apparitions.”Journal of American Studies (Fall 2014, Volume 48, Number 4): 1041-1067.
Book Review: Amnesia and Redress in Contemporary American Fiction by Marni Gauthier. MFS Modern Fiction Studies. Volume 59, number 4. Winter 2013. 880-883.
“No Place Like Home: 9/11 Nostalgia and Spike Lee’s 25th Hour” REAL: Research in English and American Literature, Vol. 27. Series Eds. Winifried Fluck and Donald Pease. Tuebingen: Narr Verlag, 2011.
“My Problem with OOO, or, Reflections on a McNugget.” Stanford Arcade Blog, July 2018.
“From Ponce de Leon to Goop: Fountains of Youth.” Column in Flaunt Magazine, October 2017.
“Digital Intimacies: Slow Fish in a Swift Sea.” Column in Flaunt Magazine, September 2018.
“What’s Old in New America.” Column in Flaunt Magazine, September 2017.