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Todd Tietchen

Todd Tietchen
Todd F. TietchenAssociate Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEnglish
  • Phone(978) 934-4000
  • EmailTodd_Tietchen@uml.edu

Research Interests

20th century american literature, intellectual history, Cold War literature, experimental literature, history of technology and science, Beat writing

Education

  • Ph D: English, (2005), University of Washington - Seattle, WA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Soldiers, Pacifists, and Secret Agents: Militarization and the Cold War Public Arena
  • MA: English, (1999), University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
  • BA: English, (1996), Montclair State University - Montclair, NJ

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation, Scholarship/Research - University of Washington
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2012), Teaching - Union County College
  • Society of Scholars Dissertation Fellow (2003) - University of Washington Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities
  • Graduate Fellowship (2000) - University of Washington English Department

Publications

  • Kerouac, Jack,, Tietchen, Todd F.,, Cloutier, Jean-Christophe, ., ,, Kerouac, Jack,,Kerouac, Jack,,, . (2016) "The unknown Kerouac : rare, unpublished & newly translated writings!!!,"
  • Kerouac, J. (2015) "Visions of Cody ; Visions of Gerard ; Big Sur," Library of America
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2014) "Frank O’Hara and the Poetics of the Digital," Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 56:1 pp. 45-61
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2014) "Frank O’Hara and the Poetics of the Digital.," Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts 56: pp. 45 - 61
  • Kerouac, J. (2014) "The haunted life : and other writings / Jack Kerouac ; edited by Todd F. Tietchen," Da Capo Press, a member of Perseus Books Group
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2014) "John Ashbery, Dan Graham and the Aesthetics of the Interface," American Literature Association Annual Conference
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2014) "Jack Kerouac's 'The Haunted Life and Other Writings'," Da Capo (U.S.), Penguin (U.K.), L&PM Editores (Brazil), Helikon Kiado (Hungary), and Mondadori (Italy), Plethron (Greece)
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2010) "The Cubalogues: Beat Writers on Revolutionary Havana.," UP of Florida
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2009) "On the Waldport Fine Arts Project and the Aesthetics of Estranged Being.," Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 42:3 pp. 19 - 38
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2007) "The Cubalogues (and After): On the Beat Literary Movement and the Early Cuban Revolution," Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory 63:4 pp. 119-152
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2005) "Soldiers, Pacifists, and Secret Agents: Militarization and the Cold War Public Arena.," Dissertation Abstracts International, Section A: The Humanities and Social Sciences 66:6 pp. 2264 - 2265
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2002) "Cowboy Tricksters and Devilish Wangols: Ishmael Reed's HooDoo West," Western American Literature 36:4 pp. 325-342
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2001) "Language out of Language: Excavating the Roots of Culture Jamming and Postmodern Activism from William S. Burroughs' Nova Trilogy," Discourse 23:3 pp. 107-129
  • Tietchen, T.F. (2000) "Dissing Baudrillard: Public Enemy and Foucault’s ’Masked Other’.," Studies in Popular Culture 3 pp. 25
  • Tietchen, T.F. (1998) "Samplers and Copycats: The Cultural Implications of the Postmodern Slasher in Contemporary American Film," Journal of Popular Film and Television 26:3 pp. 98-107
  • Tietchen, T.F. (1997) "Cloning in Pop Space: Examining the Bioaesthetic/Biopolitical Implications of Andy Warhol’s Flesh for Frankenstein.," Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature 45-46: pp. 157 - 169

Presentations

  • Jack Kerouac Public Reading and Discussion Series, - Lowell, MA
  • The Beat Generation - Post-show panel, October 2012 - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Beat Generation: The Play - WCAPês –Whatês Up UML?", March 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • Whatês the Fate of Textile Memorial Bridge? - Accent Lowell, January 2012 - Lowell, MA
  • The Fate of Textile Memorial Bridge Documentary - Lowell Cultural Council, November 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Jack Kerouac and World War II - Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony, November 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Kerouac Today: A Reflection on Technology and Nature - Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival/Parker Lecture Series, October 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Contemplating the Heroic Inane - American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 2011 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Frank OêHara and the Poetics of Social Media - New Jersey College English Association Annual Conference, March 2011 - Seton Hall University
  • Modernity Unleashed (Once More): On the Short History of PaêLante and the Early Cuban Revolution, November 2008 - Manchester, England
  • Jazz ImagiNations: LeRoi Jones on Havana and Newark - American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 2007 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • On the Beat Generation and Public Intellectualism - University of South Dakotaês English Department Colloquium Series on Critical & Literary Theory, November 2006 - Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Wartime Visual Culture and the Waldport Fine Arts Project - University of Washingtonês Society of Scholars, February 2004 - Seattle, Washington
  • Plebeians Entrenched?: On the Visual Rhetoric of Carl Marzaniês Union Films Collective - University of Washingtonês Annual American Studies Conference, May 2003 - Seattle, Washington
  • Scorned by Pure Americans: Langston Hughes and Comparative American Studies - University of Washingtonês Annual American Studies Conference, May 2002 - Seattle, Washington
  • Murdering Hamlet (Ren_ Girard-Style): Ritual Sacrifice and Nation Formation in Shakespeareês Denmark - Thinking Makes it So: A Hamlet Festival, April 1999 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Party For Your Right To Fight: Postmodern Modalities in 1980s American Hip-Hop - Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery Annual Conference, March 1999 - Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • The Postmodern Specter in the Mirror: On the Evolution of Textual Production in the Novels of William Burroughs - 27th Annual Twentieth-Century Literature Conference, February 1999 - Louisville, Kentucky

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Society of Scholars Dissertation Fellow (2003), Fellowship - University of Washington Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities
  • Graduate Fellowship (2000), Fellowship - University of Washington English Deparment