Linda C Brigham

Linda C Brigham is Associate Professor and Department Head in the Department of English at Kansas State University. She is a frequent contributor to ebr.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Mothers?

2006-11-29

Linda Brigham reviews Katherine Hayles’ My Mother was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts.

The Interface As A Form Of Artificial Life

2001-12-10

In response to Bill Wilson’s provocation (about not “getting through” to a younger audience), Linda Brigham introduces a cognitive perspective and closes with a metaphor from music - eventually the design-governing metaphor for the site design.

How Are We Going To Kill Information?

2001-12-09

Responding to the potential for having “all of ebr current” and even viewable on a single screen, Brigham wonders if it might not be better to kill off content. Brigham’s model is the Blair Witch project.

Feeding the Global Spider

2001-01-01

Linda Brigham sees Zygmunt Bauman’s Globalization: The Human Consequences as a provocative introduction to our current environmental and economic predicament.

Further Notes From the Prison-House of Language

2001-09-01

Linda Brigham works through Embodying Technesis by Mark Hansen.

Taking It IS Dishing It Out: The Late Modern Logic of Fight Club

1999-12-30

Linda Brigham breaks the first rule of Fight Club and talks about what the movie industry keeps secret - not male masochism, anti-corporate terrorism, self-help, or even heterosexual anxiety, but how best to deliver a commodity that doesn’t act like one.

Are We Posthuman Yet?

1999-03-15

Linda Brigham reads How We Became Posthuman the way Katherine Hayles reads novels: as a story that resists both linearity and the analytical ardor of attempts at humanist ordering.

Hollywood Nomadology?

2001-09-01

Linda Brigham offers a Deleuzean take on Independence Day.

Cyberinthian Ways

1995-12-30

Linda Brigham hypercontextualizes contemporary philosophy.

Academia, Inc.

1996-03-15

Linda Brigham reviews Incorporations, the most recent collection from Zone Books.

Observing the Observers of Systems and Environments

1996-09-01

Linda Brigham reviews the Spring and Fall 1995 issues of Cultural Critique.

Networking the Multitude

2005-12-18

Linda C Brigham complicates Hardt and Negri’s case for network resistance.