Alex Hall



Alex Hall

Geographical Location

Stow, Ohio

Institutional Affiliation

Kent State University


Graduate Student

Research Interests

Utopian Studies, Cultural Studies, Film and Media Studies, 20th & 21st Century Literature in English, Literary Romanticism, Early American Literature


“‘I am Trying to Believe’: Dystopia as Utopia in the Year Zero Alternate Reality Game.” Eludamos: Journal for Computer Game Culture 3.1 (2009): 69-82. Web.; “‘A Way of Revealing’: Technology and Utopianism in Contemporary Culture.” Journal of Technology Studies 35.1 (2009): 58-66. Print.; “The Incal.” The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels. Ed. M. Keith Booker. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2010. 309-310. Print.; “‘A Belief in the Unthinkable’: The Age of the Conglomerates as Critical Dystopia.” Meridian Critic 16.1 (2010): 11-21. Print.; “‘Manmade Mess’: The Critical Dystopia of WALL-E.” The Galaxy is Rated G: Essays on Children’s Science Fiction Film and Television. Eds. Sandy Rankin and Ryan Neighbors. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2011. 248-261. Print.; “‘Science Fiction was a Big Help’: Postmodernity, Historicity, and Utopia in Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five.” Exploring Science Fiction: Text and Pedagogy. Eds. Geetha B. and Amit Sarwal. New Delhi: SSS Publications, 2011. 37-51. Print.; “A Nineteen Eighty-Four for the 21st Century: John Twelve Hawks’s Fourth Realm Trilogy as Critical Dystopia.” Dystopian Fiction Collection. (Forthcoming, Salem Press “Critical Insights” Series, 2012)


English, Spanish

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