Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Christina Boyles
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Christina Boyles

Assistant Professor

Email: cboyles@msu.edu

Office: Bessey Hall

Research Areas

Digital Humanities, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Environmental Humanities, Indigenous Studies, Multimodal Composition, Digital Pedagogy. 

Profile

Christina Boyles is an Assistant Professor of Culturally-engaged Digital Humanities in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures. She is the founder of the Hurricane Memorial project and is the co-founder of the Makers by Mail project. Her research explores the relationship between surveillance, social justice, and the environment. Her published work appears in The Southern Literary Journal, The South Central Review, and Plath Profiles, and her forthcoming work will appear in Digital Humanities Quarterly, Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities, American Quarterly, and Studies in American Indian Literatures.

Representative Work

“In Deep Water: Mapping Silko’s Discussion of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Studies in American Indian Literatures. 30.2 (Fall 2018).

“Water is Life: Ecologies of Writing and Indigeneity.” Studies in American Indian Literatures. 30.2 (Fall 2018). Authors: Christina Boyles and Hilary Wyss.

“Precarious Labor in the Digital Humanities.” American Quarterly. 70.3 (Fall 2018). Authors: Christina Boyles, Anne Cong-Huyen, Carrie Johnston, Jim McGrath, and Amanda Phillips.

“Counting the Costs: Funding Feminism in the Digital Humanities.” Feminist Debates in the Digital Humanities. Eds. Jacqueline Wernimont and Liz Losh. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Research or Academic Affiliations

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