|The 2003 Joseph Keene Chatwick Memorial Lecture|
and the Fantasies that Matter
Earl Jackson, Jr.
Department of Literature
University of California, Santa Cruz
Visiting Research Fellow
7:00 PM Tuesday, April 8, 2003
One of Earl Jackson, Jr.’s principle concerns
Jackson, Jr. is the author of Strategies of Deviance; College
Connections Internet Resource Guide; and Fantastic Living:
Practices of Samuel R. Delany. Other publications include: „The
to Difference: Theorizing Race and Ethnicity in Lesbian
Studies,“ in Beyond a Dream Deferred: Multicultural Education
and the Politics of Excellence. (Becky W. Thompson and
Eds. University of Minnesota Press: 1993); „The Heresy of Meaning:
Japanese Symbolist Poetry“ (Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies);
Metaphysics of Translation and the Origins of Japanese Symbolist
Poetics“ (PMLA ); „Desire
at Cross[Cultural] Purposes: Hiroshima, Mon
and Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence“ (Positions 2.1).
Jackson is also a columnist for The Men of
All Colors Together
Newsletter, and is responsible for the largest singly-maintained
humanities Web site in North America, Another Scene
Among other things, Another Scene both launches and archives Jackson’s
pedagogical experiments in integrating digital media into college teaching.
Jackson has worked as copy editor, developmental editor, and technical
review editor for IDG Books, Inc. His electronic art works have been featured
in digital expositions in San Francisco, Tokyo, and at Northridge College.
He is currently writing a book on Japanese film from 1956 to the present,
tentatively entitled Catastrophe Formations.