Infrastructure and/as Literary Form

Jeffrey Insko

Oakland University

Jeffrey Insko is Associate Professor of English at Oakland University. His work has appeared in American Literary History, American Literature, Early American Literature, and ESQ, among other venues. His book, The Ever-Present Now: Time, History, and Antebellum American Writing is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. His new project, centering upon the 2010 oil pipeline spill in Marshall, Michigan, examines pipeline politics the deep history of social media activism, and narrative as action in the Anthropocene.


Infrastructure—specifically, protests against the construction of new fossil fuel pipelines such as Keystone XL and Dakota Access—has become one of the most visible flashpoints of recent social movements to protect the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Jeffrey Insko (Oakland University)

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P26 » Roundtable: C19 Energy Humanities (15:45 - Thursday, 22nd March, Fiesta I-II)

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