English 238 (F 2018) – Student Research Blogs & Starter Kits

Student Research Blogs & Starter Kits for English 238 (F 2018)

As one of the assignments for English 238, “Critical Infrastructure Studies,” graduate students in the course had the option to write a short series of research blog posts. These are posts from the class related to infrastructure studies.


Alanna Bartolini (English, UC Santa Barbara)

  • “[Title TBD]” (Dec. 20, 2018)
  • “Poverty Literature and the Victorian Novel: London Slums as Sites of Empire and the Infrastructures of Urban Poverty” (Dec. 20, 2018)
  •  Starter Kit   Women Writers, the (S)lumpenproletariat, and Victorian London’s Poverty Infrastructure (Dec. 20, 2018)

Rebecca Baker (English, UC Santa Barbara)

Susan (Su) Burtner (Geography, UC Santa Barbara)

Nathan Cox (Film & Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara)

Sean Gilleran (History, UC Santa Barbara)

  • “Whose Revolution? ARPANET and Student Protest at UCSB” (29 Nov. 2018)
  • “Whose Future? North Hall before the Take-Over” (6 Dec. 2018)
  •  Starter Kit   No Power Here: A Critical Infrastructure Studies Starter Kit

Ryan Leach (English, UC Santa Barbara)

Miguel Penabella (Film & Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara)

Leila Stegemoeller (English, UC Santa Barbara)

Amaru Tejeda (Film & Media Studies, UC Santa Barbara)