ARTHUR BRUCE EVANS - Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. (Columbia University)
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages (French)
East College 204
DePauw University
400 S. Locust St.
Greencastle, IN 46135 USA
tele: (765) 658-4758
e-mail: aevans@depauw.edu

Personal Website:
http://acad.depauw.edu/aevans_web/

Managing Editor
Science Fiction Studies
East College 203
DePauw University
400 S. Locust St.
Greencastle, IN 46135 USA
ph: (765) 658-4758
fax: (765) 658-4764
email: aevans@depauw.edu or aevans.sfs@gmail.com

SFS Website:
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EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
1970 B.A. in French (magna cum laude) from Tufts University
1972 M.A. in Humanities from Goddard College
1979 M.A. in French from Middlebury College
1982 M.Phil. in French from Columbia University
1985 Ph.D in French from Columbia University

TEACHING HISTORY
1969-70 Teaching Assistant at Tufts University
1970-78 High School Teacher at Montpelier High School, Montpelier, Vermont
1974-75 Adjunct Instructor at Community College of Vermont
1981-83 Preceptor at Columbia University
1985-90 Assistant Professor at DePauw University
1991-99 Associate Professor at DePauw University
1994-98 Chair, Department of Romance Languages at DePauw University
1998-99 Chair, Department of Modern Languages at DePauw University
1999-2015 Full Professor at DePauw University
2015-pres. Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages (French) at DePauw University

COURSES TAUGHT
Elementary French II
Review of Elementary French
Intermediate French I, II
French Conversation and Phonetics
French Reading and Grammar
Introduction to French Literature
Business French
French Literature in English Translation
Nineteenth-Century French Literature
Advanced French Stylistics
Jules Verne
La Science-fiction en France
L’Amour et la mort
Le Fantastique
La Chanson française
Honor Scholar program: Introduction to Science Fiction

UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Chair of Dept. of Romance Languages (1995-1998), Chair of Dept. of Modern Languages (1998-1999)
Coordinator for French (1999-2014)
CAPP, Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (1986-1989, 1993-1995, 1997-1998)
IEC, International Education Committee (1996-1997)
COF, Committee on Faculty (2001-2004)
RAS, Resource Allocation Subcommittee (1998-1999, 2005-2009)
ATAC, Academic Technology Advisory Committee (2007-2010)
Continuing Education Committee (1990-1991)
Review Committee (1987-1989)
Latin American and Caribbean Studies Steering Committee (1997-98)
Honor Scholar Steering Committee (2001-2015)
European Studies Steering Committee (2002-2012)
Quantitative Reasoning Steering Committee (2008-2015)
Joint Archives Committee (2011-2014)
First-Year Seminar (2002-2015)
“S” courses (2003-2015)
“W” courses (2004-2013)

SCHOLARSHIP
Books and monographs:
Jean Cocteau and his Films of Orphic Identity. Associated University Presses, 1977.
En Route! Review Grammar. (editor) Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1985.
Jules Verne Rediscovered: Didacticism and the Scientific Novel. Greenwood Press, 1988.
On Philip K. Dick. (editor) SF-TH, Inc., 1992.
Invasion of the Sea by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2001.
The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2001.
The Mighty Orinoco by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2002.
The Twentieth Century by Albert Robida. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2004.
The Begum’s Millions by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2005.
The Kip Brothers by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2007.
The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2010.
Travel Scholarships by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2013.
Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2014.
Five Weeks in a Balloon by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2015.
Robur the Conqueror by Jules Verne. (editor) Wesleyan University Press, 2017.

Articles in books and encyclopedias:
“Le Franglais vernien.” Modernités de Jules Verne (Presses Universitaires de France, 1988): 87-105.
“French Science Fiction.” Handbook of French Popular Culture (Greenwood Press, 1990):229-265.
“Jules Verne.” Dictionary of Literary Biography: Nineteenth-Century French Fiction Writers, 1860-1900, ed. Catharine Savage Brosman, Vol. 123 (Gale, 1992): 275-97.
“Jules Verne.” TCLC 52: Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (Gale, 1994): 336, 351-361.
“Vehicular Utopias of Jules Verne.” Transformations of Utopia: Changing Views of the Perfect Society, eds. George Slusser et al. (AMS Press, 1999): 99-108.
“Jules Verne and the French Literary Canon.” Jules Verne: Narratives of Modernity, (Liverpool University Press, 2000): 11-39.
“Authorities, Canons, and Scholarship: The Role of Academic Journals.” Science Fiction, Canonization, Marginalization, and the Academy, ed. Gary Westfahl and George Slusser (Greenwood Press, 2002): 95-100.
“Robida, Albert.” Encyclopedia Britannica. 2006. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. <http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9399929>.
“Verne, Jules.” Encyclopedia Britannica. 2006. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. <http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9075124>.
“Nineteenth-Century SF.” The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction, ed. Mark Bould et al. (Routledge, 2009): 13-22.
“Jules Verne.” Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction, ed. Mark Bould et al. (Routledge, 2010): 235-239.
“Histories of Science Fiction.” The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction, ed. Rob Latham (Oxford University Press, 2014): 47-58.
“Jules Verne and Science Fiction.” Collectionner l'extraordinaire, sonder ailleurs: Essais sur Jules Verne en hommage à Jean-Michel Margot. Ed. Terry Harpold, Daniel Compère, and Volker Dehs. Amiens: Encrage, 2015. 237-256.
“The Beginnings: Early Forms of Science Fiction.” Science Fiction: A Literary History. Ed. Roger Luckhurst. London: The British Library, 2017. 11-43.

Articles in refereed scholarly journals:
“L'Etrange cas de la planète disparue–Hector Servadac.” Bulletin de la Société Jules Verne 75 1985): 233.
“SF vs. Scientific Fiction in France: From Jules Verne to Rosny Aîné.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 15, #44 (1988): 1-11.
“The Extraordinary Libraries of Jules Verne.” L'Esprit créateur Vol. 28, # 1 (1988): 75- 86.
“Catachresis in Early Surrealist Poetry.” Romantic Review Vol. 79, #4 (1988): 621-632.
“Science Fiction in France: A Brief History and Selective Bibliography.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 16, # 49 (1989): 254-276, 338-368.
“Functions of Science in French Fiction.” Studies in the Literary Imagination Vol. 22, #1 (1989): 79-100.
“Optograms and Fiction: Photo in a Dead Man's Eye.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 20, #61 (1993): 341-61.
“The Fantastic SF of Maurice Renard” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 21, #64 (1994): 380-96.
“The 'New' Jules Verne.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 22, #65 (1995): 35-46.
“Jules Verne et la persistence rétinienne.” Cahiers du Musée Jules Verne #13 (1996): 11- 17.
“Literary Intertexts in Jules Verne’s Voyages Extraordinaires.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 23, #69 (1996): 171-87.
“North American College Courses in Science Fiction, Utopian Literature, and Fantasy.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 23, #70 (1996): 437-524.
“The Surrealistic Science Fiction of Serge Brussolo.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 24, #73 (1997): 430-40, (with Roger Bozzetto).
“The Illustrators of Jules Verne’s Voyages Extraordinaires.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 25, #75 (1998): 241-70.
“In Memoriam: Richard Dale Mullen.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 25, #76 (1998): 401-13.
“The Origins of Science Fiction Criticism: from Kepler to Wells.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26, #78 (1999): 163-86. Rpt. in French in ReS Futurae: Revue d'études sur la science-fiction. Vol. 1 (2012). Online at: http://resf.revues.org
“Hetzel and Verne: Collaboration and Conflict.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 28, #83 (2001): 97-106.
“Gustave Le Rouge, Pioneer of French Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 29, #86 (2002): 1-14.
“The Curate’s Egg: The Translations of (A)Round/A Tour of the World in Eighty Days.” Extraordinary Voyages 9.2 (Dec. 2002): 2-5. (Article co-written with William Butcher).
“Verne en Amérique: genèse d’une légende.” Revue Jules Verne 15 (juin 2003): 47-60.
“Jules Verne’s English Translations.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 32, #95 (2005): 80-104.
“A Bibliography of Jules Verne’s English Translations.” Science Fiction Studies Vol.32, #95 (2005): 105-141.
“Jules Verne: Exploring the Limits.” Australian Journal of French Studies Vol. 42, No. 3 (Sept.-Dec. 2005): 265-275.
“Jules Verne’s America.” Extrapolation vol. 48 (Spring 2007): 35-43.
“Jules Verne in English: A Bibliography of Modern Editions and Scholarly Studies.” Verniana Vol. 1 (2008-2009): 9-22.
“The Verne School in France: Paul d’Ivoi’s Voyages Excentriques.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 36, #108 (2009): 217-234. Rpt. in French as “Les Voyages Excentriques de Paul d’Ivoi” Galaxies Science Fiction No. 8/50 (printemps 2010): 141-159
“The Jules vs. Michel Verne Controversy.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 36, #108 (July 2009): 321-26.
“Éditorial.” (with Irène Langlet) ReS Futurae: Revue d'études sur la science-fiction. Vol. 1 (2012). Online at http://resf.revues.org
“Editorial: The Verne Translation Renaissance Continues.” Verniana Vol. 5 (2012-2013): i-iv. Online at: http://www.verniana.org/volumes/05/HTML/EditorialENG.html
“Fishing for Lion with Jules Verne and Joseph Méry.” Verniana Vol. 5 (2012-2013): 35-38. Online at: http://www.verniana.org/volumes/05/HTML/Mery.html
“The Apocalyptic Science Fiction of Jacques Spitz.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 40.2 (July 2013): 286-300.
“Jules Verne’s Dream Machines: Technology and Transcendence.” Extrapolation Vol. 54, no. 2 (Summer 2013): 129-146.
“The English Editions of Five Weeks in a Balloon.” Verniana Vol. 6 (2013-2014): 139-68. Online at: http://www.verniana.org/volumes/06/HTML/CS2013.html
“Anachronism in Early French Futuristic Fiction.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 43.2 (July 2016): 194-206.
“The English Translations of Jules Verne's Le Château des Carpathes.” Verniana Vol. 9 (2016-17): 21-28.
“'2889' vs. '2890'.” Verniana Vol. 10 (2017-18): 155-190.

Articles in popular magazines:
“Jules Verne: Misunderstood Visionary.” Scientific American (April 1997): 92-97.
“Jules Verne: visionnaire incompris.” Pour la Science #236 (juin 1997): 94-101.

Published translations:
Roger Bozzetto. “Intercultural Interplay: SF in France and the US.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 17, #50 (1990): 1-24.
Roger Bozzetto. “Kepler’s Somnium.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 17, #52 (1990): 370-382.
Jean Baudrillard. “Simulacra and Science Fiction.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 18,#55 (1991): 309-313.
Jean Baudrillard. “Ballard’s Crash.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 18, #55 (1991): 313-320.
Hélène Colas-Charpentier, “Four Québécois Dystopias.” 1963-1972,” Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 20, #61 (1993): 383-393.
Maurice Renard. “On the Scientific-Marvellous Novel.” Science-Fiction Studies Vol 21, #64 (1994): 397-405.
Roger Bozzetto. “Science Fiction in France: The Comeback.” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26 #79 (1999): 431-435.
Volker Dehs. “Editorial.” Verniana Vol. 2 (2009): iii-iv.

Book reviews:
Paul K. Alkon. Origins of Futuristic Fiction (Georgia University Press, 1987) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 16, #47 (1989): 94-102.
Norbert Spehner. Ecrits sur la science-fiction (Ed. Préamble, 1988) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 16, #48 (1989): 240-242.
Andrew Martin. The Mask of the Prophet (Oxford UP, 1990) in Nineteenth-Century French Studies Vol. 19, #4 (1991): 629-631.
Olena H. Sacuik, ed. The Shape of the Fantastic (Greenwood Press, 1990) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 18, #53 (1991): 140.
Monique Lebailly, ed. La Science-fiction avant la SF (Ed. Instant, 1989) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 18, #53 (1991): 141-143.
William Butcher. Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Self (Macmillan, 1990) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 18, #54 (1991): 275-279.
Daniel Compère. Jules Verne: Ecrivain (Droz, 1991) in Nineteenth-Century French Studies Vol. 20, #3-4 (1992): 509-510.
Jules Verne. The Floating Island (Routledge, 1991) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 19, #57 (1992): 261-263.
Jules Verne. The Complete Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, ed. and trans. Emanuel J. Mickel (Indiana University Press, 1992) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 19, #57 (1992): 261- 263.
Roger Bozzetto. L’Obscur objet d'un savoir (Provence UP, 1992) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 19, #58 (1992): 430.
Donald E. Morse et al., eds. The Celebration of the Fantastic (Greenwood Press, 1992) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 20, #59 (1993): 119-120.
Nicholas Ruddick, ed. State of the Fantastic (Greenwood Press, 1992) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 20, #59 (1993): 119-120.
Timothy Unwin. Jules Verne: Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours (Glascow UP, 1992) in Nineteenth-Century French Studies Vol. 22, #1-2 (1993-1994): 272-274.
Jules Verne. Adventures of the Rat Family, (Oxford UP, 1993) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 21, #62 (1994): 118.
Bruce Cassiday, ed. Modern Mystery, Fantasy, and Science Fiction Writers (Continuum, 1993) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 21, #62 (1994): 119-120.
Paul K. Alkon. Science Fiction Before 1900 (Twayne, 1994) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 21, #64 (1994): 418-420.
Neil Barron, ed. Anatomy of Wonder 4 (R.R. Bowker, 1995) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 22, #66 (1995): 285-288.
Jules Verne. Journey to the Center of the Earth and Around the World in 80 Days, trans. William Butcher (Oxford UP, 1992) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 22, #66 (1995): 288-289.
Brian Taves and Stephen Michaluk. The Jules Verne Encyclopedia (Scarecrow Press, 1996) in Science-Fiction Studies Vol. 23, #69 (1996): 305-306.
David Seed, ed. Anticipations: Essays on Early Science Fiction and its Precursors (Syracuse University Press, 1995) in Utopian Studies Vol. 6, #1 (1996): 144-45.
Jules Verne. Paris in the Twentieth Century (Random House, 1994) in The Indianapolis Star (Sunday, Jan. 12, 1997): D6.
Herbert Lottman. Jules Verne: An Exploratory Biography (St. Martin’s, 1996) in SFRA Review No. 228 (March/April 1997): 57-59.
Roger Bozzetto. Territoires des Fantastiques: des romans gothiques aux récits d’horreur moderne (Univ. de Provence, 1998) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26 #77 (1999): 149-50.
Stéphane Nicot, ed. Les Univers de la Science-Fiction: Essais (Galaxies, 1998) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26 #77 (1999): 150-52.
Daniel Compère and J.-M. Margot, eds. Entretiens avec Jules Verne, 1873-1905 (Slatkine, 1998), in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26, #78 (1999): 334-36.
Thomas C. Renzi. Jules Verne on Film (McFarland, 1998) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 26, #79 (1999): 493-95.
Gregory Claeys, ed. Modern British Utopias, 1700-1850 (Pickering and Chatto, 1997) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 27, #81 (2000): 365-67.
Jules Verne. Journey to the Centre of the Earth, Around the World in 80 Days, and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas, trans. William Butcher (Oxford UP, 1992, 1995, 1998) in Nineteenth-Century French Studies Vol. 29, #1-2 (2000): 181-83.
Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier. French Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Pulp Fiction: A Guide to the Cinema, Television, Radio, Animation, Comic Books, and Literature from the Middle Ages to the Present (McFarland, 2000) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 28, #84 (2001): 275-83.
Jean-Marc Gouanvic. Sociologie de la traduction (Artois Presses, 1999) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 28, #84 (2001): 303-04.
Alan Sandison and Robert Dingley, eds. Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction (Palgrave, 2000) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 29, #86 (2002): 128-32.
Nadia Minerva. Jules Verne aux confins de l'utopie. (L'Harmattan, 2001), in Utopian Studies Vol.13.2 (2002):183-185.
Riikka Forsström. Possible Worlds: The Idea of Happiness in the Utopian Vision of Louis-Sébastien Mercier (Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden) 2002, in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 30, #89 (2003): 130-32.
Arnaud Huftier, ed. La Belgique: un jeu de cartes? (Presses universitaires de Valenciennes, 2003) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 31, #94 (2004): 457-59.
Roger Bozzetto and Arnaud Huftier. Les Frontières du fantastique (Presses universitaires de Valenciennes, 2004) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 31, #94 (2004): 457-59.
Jules Verne. Journey Through the Impossible. Trans. Edward Baxter. Ed. Jean-Michel Margot (Prometheus, 2003) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 31, #94 (2004): 479-80.
“Centennial Scholarship on Jules Verne.” A review of a variety of books by and on Verne published in 2005. In Science Fiction Studies Vol. 33, #100 (2006): 557-61.
Timothy Unwin. Jules Verne: Journeys in Writing (Liverpool UP, 2005) in Modern Language Review 102.2 (2007): 517-18.
Jules Verne. The Golden Volcano. Trans. and ed. Edward Baxter. Preface Olivier Dumas. (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2008) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 36, #108 (2009): 321-26.
Jules Verne. Amazing Journeys: Five Visionary Classics. Trans. and ed. Frederick Paul Walter. (SUNY Press, 2010) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 37 #112 (November 2010): 515-519.
Jules Verne. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz. Trans. and ed. Peter Schulmann (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2011) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 39 #116 (2012): 150-53.
Natacha Vas Deyres. Ces Français qui ont écrit demain: Utopie, anticipation, et science-fiction (Paris: Champion, 2012) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 40, #121 (2013): 534-539.
Simon Bréan. La Science-fiction en France (Paris: PUP, 2012) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 40, #121 (2013): 534-539.
Jules Verne. The Sphinx of the Ice Realm. Trans. and ed. Frederick Paul Walter (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2012) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 40, #121 (2013): 572-575.
Daniel Fondanèche. La Littérature d'imagination scientifique. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012) in French Studies 68.2 (2014): 271.
Jules Verne. Golden Danube. Trans. Kieran M. O'Driscoll. Ed. Brian Taves. (Albany, GA: BearManor, 2014) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 41, #124 (2014): 678-680.
Jules Verne. The Self-Propelled Island. Trans. Marie-Thérèse Noiset. Ed. Volker Dehs (Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2015) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 42.3 (November 2015): 557-565.
Brian Taves. Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen. (Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky Press, 2015) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 42.3 (November 2015): 557-565.
William Butcher. Jules Verne inédit: les manuscrits déchiffrés (Lyon: ENS, 2015) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 42.3 (November 2015): 557-565.
Gavin Parkinson. Futures of Surrealism: Myth, Science Fiction and Fantastic Art in France 1936-1969 (Yale UP, 2015) in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 43.2 (July 2016): 351-358.
Gavin Parkinson. Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics (Liverpool UP, 2015) in in Science Fiction Studies Vol. 43.2 (July 2016): 351-358.

Published notes, correspondence, and media interviews:
Olivier Dumas. “La Loi du Nautilus.” Bulletin de la Société Jules Verne #98 (1991): 48.
Olivier Dumas. “Les Variantes de Vingt mille lieues sous les mers.” Bulletin de la Société Jules Verne #105 (1993): 34.
Jim Zook. “Daring Journal of SF Theory.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 1, 1994): sect. A, p.8.
“Actualités de Jules Verne.” Bulletin de la Société Jules Verne #111 (1994): 4.
“Verne: A Friend to Every Boy.” Foundation: The Review of Science Fiction #64 (Summer 1995): 97-98.
Roger M. Showley. “A Jules Verne S.D. Adventure.” San Diego Union-Tribune (Dec. 22, 1999).
Kristi Wright. “Looking Ahead: Jules Verne Would Be Happy With Future.” Omaha Sunday World-Herald (Jan. 16, 2000).
Linton Weeks and John Schwartz. “Sci-Fi, Chasing a Warp-Speed Universe.” The Washington Post (May 13, 2000): sect. C, pp.1, 4.
Roger Moore. “Hollywood's Double Vision: Clones.” The Orlando Sentinel (Aug. 22, 2001).
Scott McLemee. “Lost Worlds of Science Fiction.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 21, 2001): sect. A, pp. 12-13.
William Porter. “Afro-American Sci-Fi Writers.” The Denver Post (Feb. 17, 2002).
Susan Adams. “Eerily Prescient” Forbes Magazine (April 15, 2002). Available online at: http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2002/0415/290_print.html
Doug Stewart. “Prescient and Accounted for” Smithsonian Vol. 35, no. 12 (March 2005): 103-107.
“Prophetic Jules Verne Recalled a Century After Novelist’s Death.” Associated Press article reprinted in the Courier-Post (Cherry Hill, NJ) on March 16, 2005, and in The Indianapolis Star on March 25, 2005, among other newspapers
John J. Miller. “A Century After His Death, A Jules Verne Revival.” The Wall Street Journal (Sept. 18, 2007).
Ronald Hawkins. “No Longer Considered Pulp Fiction.” Reporter-Times.com (March 20, 2008).
“Adapting Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth” - notice on the North American Jules Verne Society website at <http://www.najvs.org/readers.shtml>, 2008.
“Two Titans Remembered: Walter James Miller (1918-2010) and E.F. Bleiler (1920-2010).” Science Fiction Studies Vol. 37, #112 (2010): 528-31.
Christopher L. Wolfe. “An Extraordinary Voyage through the Writings of Jules Verne.” DePauw Magazine. Vol. 76, issue 2 (Fall 2013): 20-25.

Other published interviews:
“Daring Journal of SF Theory.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 1, 1994): sect. A, p. 8.
“Lost Worlds of Science Fiction.” The Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 21, 2001): sect. A, pp. 12-13.

Documentary films:
Consultant for The History Channel’s Fantastic Voyage: Evolution of Science Fiction (Atlas Media Corp., Producer/Director Bill McClaine). First aired on September 28, 2002.

Speeches and guest lectures:
“Technology and Foreign Language Learning.” Annual convention of TESOL held at DePauw University on Oct. 9, 1993.
“Jules Verne, Science Fiction, and Academe.” Guest lecture given at the Smithsonian Institution (Air and Space Museum) on Jan. 24, 1995.
“Can Reading Science Fiction Make You Smarter?” Guest lecture given at Wabash College on October 19, 2010.
“Was Jules Verne a Writer of Science Fiction?” Guest lecture given at Princeton University on April 20, 2012.

Awards:
Received the 1990 Eaton Award for my book Jules Verne Rediscovered. Presented each year by the University of California, Riverside (home of the J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy) for the best critical study of science fiction or fantasy literature.
Received the 2012 Clareson Award for Distinguished Service. Presented each year by the SFRA (Science Fiction Research Association) for “outstanding service activities in the field: promotion of SF teaching and study, editing, reviewing, editorial writing, publishing, organizing meetings, mentoring, and leadership in SF/fantasy organizations.”
Received the 2014 Prix Cyrano. Presented each year in France at the Convention Nationale Française de Science-Fiction for "lifetime contributions in promoting French science fiction."

Other:
Editor and publisher of Science Fiction Studies
General Editor for the “Early Classics of Science Fiction” book series published by Wesleyan University Press
Member of the editorial board of Verniana, an online journal devoted to Jules Verne scholarship (http://www.verniana.org)
Referee/consultant/book reviewer for Nineteenth-Century French Studies, Para*doxa, PMLA, Utopian Studies, Heinle & Heinle Publishers, National Endowment for the Humanities, Duke UP, Wesleyan UP, and Oxford UP, among others
Member of the Modern Language Association, Jules Verne Society, American Association of University Professors, Council of Editors of Learned Journals, and Amnesty International, among others.