Michael Lundblad

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Research and Teaching Interests

Twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature and culture; transnational American Studies; animal and animality studies; ecocriticism; environmental humanities; gender and sexuality studies; illness narratives; disability studies; posthumanism; biopolitics; critical theory; cultural studies.

Education

  • PhD, English Language and Literature, University of Virginia
  • MA, Literature and the Environment, University of Nevada, Reno
  • BA, English, University of Pennsylvania

Academic Positions

  • Professor of English-Language Literature, Department of Literature, Area Studies, and European Languages, University of Oslo (2016 - present)
  • Associate Professor of English-Language Literature, Department of Literature, Area Studies, and European Languages, University of Oslo (2013 - 2016)
  • Assistant Professor of English, Colorado State University (2008 - 2013)
  • Visiting Researcher, Centre for Gender Studies, Uppsala University (2011)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities, Department of English, Syracuse University (2007 - 2008)

 

Tags: English, English Literature, American literature, American Studies, Animal Studies, Animality Studies, Disability Studies, Illness Studies, Biopolitics, Posthumanism, Environmental Studies, Environmental Humanities, Ecocriticism, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, Literary Theory, USA, North America

Publications

  • Lundblad, Michael (2022). Idiorrhythmy and Its Discontents: Cultures of Animality in Roland Barthes and Ursula K. Le Guin. In Björck, Amelie; Lindén, Claudia & Lönngren, Ann-Sofie (Ed.), Squirreling: Human-Animal Studies in the Northern European Region. Södertörns Högskola. ISSN 978-91-89109-94-0. p. 21–37.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2020). Disanimality: Disability studies and animal advocacy. New Literary History. ISSN 0028-6087. 51(4), p. 765–795. doi: 10.1353/NLH.2020.0048.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2020). Animality/ posthumanism/ disability: An introduction. New Literary History. ISSN 0028-6087. 51(4), p. v–xxi. doi: 10.1353/NLH.2020.0040.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grue, Jan (2020). Companion Prosthetics: Avatars of Animality and Disability. In McHugh, Susan; McKay, Robert & Miller, John (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Animals and Literature. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-030-39772-2. p. 557–574.
  • Grue, Jan & Lundblad, Michael (2019). The Biopolitics of Disability and Animality in Harriet McBryde Johnson. In Watson, Nick J. & Vehmas, Simo (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies. 2nd Edition . Routledge. ISSN 9781138365308. doi: 10.4324/9780429430817-9.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). Opening Up a Dossier: Animals, Animalities, and Living Together with Roland Barthes. In Boehrer, Bruce; Hand, Molly & Massumi, Brian (Ed.), Animals, Animality, and Literature. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 9781108595278. p. 217–230. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). The Future of Reading: Animality, Illness, and the Politics of Critique. In Lothe, Jakob (Eds.), The Future of Literary Studies. Novus Forlag. ISSN 978-82-7099-900-2. p. 87–97.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Introduction: The End of the Animal - Literary and Cultural Animalities. In Lundblad, Michael (Eds.), Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human. Edinburgh University Press. ISSN 9781474400022. p. 1–21. doi: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0001.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). The Nature of Birds, Women, and Cancer: Terry Tempest Williams’s Refuge and When Women Were Birds . In Lundblad, Michael (Eds.), Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human. Edinburgh University Press. ISSN 9781474400022. p. 127–147. doi: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0007.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). A Bestiary from the Age of Jack London. In Williams, Jay (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Jack London. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780199315178. p. 456–470. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199315178.013.28.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2015). The Nature of the Beast in The Call of the Wild. In Reesman, Jeanne Campbell & Brandt, Kenneth K. (Ed.), Approaches to Teaching the Works of Jack London. Modern Language Association of America. ISSN 978-1603291439. p. 149–158.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2014). Humanimal relations in contemporary U.S. literature:biopolitics and terminal illness in Mark Doty's Dog Years. Forum for World Literature Studies. ISSN 1949-8519. 6(1), p. 41–49.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2012). Introduction: Cetacean Nations. Tamkang Review. ISSN 0049-2949. 42(2), p. 3–12.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2012). Archaeology of a Humane Society: Animality, Savagery, Blackness. In DeKoven, Marianne & Lundblad, Michael (Ed.), Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory. Columbia University Press. ISSN 978-0-231-15283-9. p. 75–102. doi: 10.7312/deko15282-005.
  • Lundblad, Michael & DeKoven, Marianne (2012). Introduction: Animality and Advocacy. In DeKoven, Marianne & Lundblad, Michael (Ed.), Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory. Columbia University Press. ISSN 978-0-231-15283-9. p. 1–16. doi: 10.7312/deko15282-intro.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2011). Consider the Dragonfly: Cary Wolfe's Posthumanism. SubStance. ISSN 0049-2426. 40(3), p. 146–153.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2011). The Emperor's New Clothes: Cancer and Its Metaphors. Intergrams: Studies in Languages and Literatures. ISSN 1683-4186. 12(1), p. 1–9.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2009). Epistemology of the Jungle: Progressive-Era Sexuality and the Nature of the Beast. American Literature. ISSN 0002-9831. 81(4), p. 747–773.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2009). From Animal to Animality Studies. Publications of the Modern Language Association of America. ISSN 0030-8129. 124(2), p. 496–502.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2004). The Animal Question. American Quarterly. ISSN 0003-0678. 54, p. 1125–1134.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2003). Patagonia, Gary Snyder, and the 'Magic' of Wilderness. In Nicholas, Liza; Bapis, Elaine M. & Harvey, Thomas J. (Ed.), Imagining the Big Open: Nature, Identity and Play in the New West. The University of Utah Press. ISSN 978-0-87480-738-7. p. 73–91.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2003). Emersonian Science Studies and the Fate of Ecocriticism. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. ISSN 1076-0962. 10(2), p. 111–134.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2001). Malignant and Beneficent Fictions: Constructing Nature in Ecocriticism and Achebe's Arrow of God. West Africa Review. ISSN 1525-4488. 3(1).

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  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9781474400022. 248 p.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2013). The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era U.S. Literature and Culture. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-991757-0. 218 p.
  • DeKoven, Marianne & Lundblad, Michael (2012). Species Matters: Humane Advocacy and Cultural Theory. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-15283-9. 230 p.

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  • Lundblad, Michael & Baski, Boro (2022). Santal Relations with Livestock.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2022). Avatars of Justice: Saving People and the Planet in Novels and Films.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). Disability in Dialogue with Animality: The BIODIAL Project.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). How to Live Together with Rats.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). Et beskjedent forslag. Vinduets nettsider.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). Animality/ Posthumanism/ Disability.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). Hold the Door: Companion Prosthetics in Game of Thrones.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2021). Mobberen og tilskuerne. Klassekampen. ISSN 0805-3839. p. 20–21.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Lilleslåtten, Mari (2020). Does Illness Make You Less Human? [Internet]. ScienceNorway.no.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Lilleslåtten, Mari (2020). Gjør sykdom deg mindre verdt som menneske? [Internet]. https://www.hf.uio.no/ilos/forskning/aktuelt/aktuelle-saker/.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2019). Idiorrhythmy and Its Discontents: Keywords for Multispecies Immersive Cultural Studies.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2019). Iddiorhythmy and Its Discontents: Keywords for Multispecies Immersive Cultural Studies.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2019). The Jungle of the Ill: Biopolitics of Animality in Contemporary Illness Narratives.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2019). The Jungle of the Ill: Biopolitics of Animality in Contemporary U.S. Illness Narratives.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2019). Zombie Terrorists, Necropolitics, and Animality in World War Z.
  • Grue, Jan & Lundblad, Michael (2019). Embodying the narrative: Disability and animality in Game of Thrones.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). The Biopolitics of Disability, Illness, and Animality: Cultural Representations and Societal Significance.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). Den litterære fauna: Menneskelige dyr og dyriske mennesker (deltager).
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). Hooked in Academic Waters: A Response to Rita Felski.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grønbech, Turi (2018). Jack London, Part II. [Radio]. NRK Radio, Studio 2 - P2.
  • Grønbech, Turi & Lundblad, Michael (2018). Jack London, Part I. [Radio]. NRK Radio, Studio 2 - P2.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grue, Jan (2018). Posthuman Entanglements: The Biopolitics of Disability, Illness, and Animality.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). Introduction to and discussion of Examined Life: Philosophy is in the Streets (2008 documentary film, directed by Astra Taylor) .
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). The Jungle of the Ill: Animalities in Contemporary Illness Narratives.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grue, Jan (2018). The Biopolitics of Disability and Animality in Harriet McBryde Johnson.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2018). Survival Reading: Illness Narratives and Animalities in the New Millennium.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Druglitrø, Tone (2017). Ebola Zombies and Terrorist Animals?: Welcome to World War Z . The BIODIAL Blog.
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grue, Jan (2017). BIODIAL: The Biopolitics of Disability, Illness, and Animality.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Survival Reading: Illness, Animality, and Terror in the New Millennium.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Disability and Animality.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). The Future of Reading: Animality, Illness, and the Politics of Critique.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Survival Reading: Terrors of Illness and Animality in the New Millennium.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). Life in a Toxic Homeland: The Biopolitics of Animality and Disability in Bhopal and Indra Sinha's Animal's People .
  • Lundblad, Michael (2017). From Webtracing to Skyping with your Dog. Bøygen: Organ for nordisk språk og litteratur. ISSN 0806-8623. 2017(1).
  • Lundblad, Michael & Grue, Jan (2016). Representations of Disability.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2009). Rev. of When Species Meet, by Donna Haraway. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. ISSN 1076-0962. 16(4), p. 876–877.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2008). Rev. of Coming Into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice, ed. Annie Merrill Ingram, Ian Marshall, Daniel J. Philippon, and Adam W. Sweeting; and 'Good Observers of Nature': American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World, 1820-1885, by Tina Gianquitto. American Literature. ISSN 0002-9831. 80(4), p. 843–845.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2004). Rev. of The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, and Literature in America, by Dana Phillips; and Reader of the Purple Sage: Essays on Western Writers and Environmental Literature, by Ann Ronald. American Literature. ISSN 0002-9831. 76(2), p. 409–411.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2002). Rev. of American Indian Literature, Environmental Justice, and Ecocriticism: The Middle Place, by Joni Adamson. Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature (RMMLA). ISSN 0361-1299. 56(2), p. 115–118.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2002). Rev. of The Animalizing Imagination: Totemism, Textuality, and Ecocriticism, by Alan Bleakley. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. ISSN 1076-0962. 9(1), p. 266–267.
  • Lundblad, Michael (2001). Rev. of Reel Nature: America's Romance with Wildlife on Film, by Gregg Mitman. Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal. ISSN 0360-3695. 31(1), p. 75–76.

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