About Cultural Mechanics

Cultural Mechanics is a podcast that emerges out of James O’Sullivan’s research and interest in a variety of topics relating to digital culture, electronic art, critical media, creative technologies, and the Digital Humanities.

About James http://josullivan.org

James O'SullivanJames O’Sullivan (@jamescosullivan) works at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield. He holds a Ph.D. in Digital Arts & Humanities, as well as an M.A. in Modernity, Literature & Culture and M.SC. by Research (in computing). His academic work has been published in a variety of interdisciplinary journals, and he has presented at all of the major conferences in the field. James is Chair of the DHSI Colloquium at the University of Victoria.

He is also a published creative writer, whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including The SHOp, Southword, Cyphers, and Revival. James has previously received third-place in the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize, as well as commendations in both the Munster Literature Centre’s Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition and the Charles Macklin Poetry Prize. He has also been shortlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize. His third collection of poetry, Courting Katie, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry in 2017. James is the founder of New Binary Press. Further information on James and his work can be found at josullivan.org.