Hugh Charles O’Connell is an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His current research examines the relationship between speculative fiction and speculative finance. He is the co-editor with David M. Higgins of Speculative Finance/Speculative Fiction a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review 19 (1). His essays on contemporary and postcolonial science fiction have appeared in Utopian Studies, The Cambridge History of Science Fiction, Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, Modern Fiction Studies, Paradoxa, Science Fiction Film & Television, The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Hugh will join us on the RCCC roundtable on Friday July 10th for a discussion of
Living in Cyberpunk Times