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Tucker, Aaron

Title:

Contract Lecturer

Education:

MA Creative Writing and Literature, University of Windsor

Office:

JOR-1019

Telephone:

416-979-5000 ext 2995

Email Address:

atucker@ryerson.ca

Biography:

Aaron Tucker is the author of the novel Y: Oppenheimer, Horseman of Los Alamos (Coach House Books) as well as two books of poetry, Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp (Bookthug Press) and punchlines (Mansfield Press), and two scholarly cinema studies monographs, Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films and Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema (both published by Palgrave Macmillan).

In addition, he is a Research Fellow at the Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities where he is involved with his current collaborative project, Loss Sets, which translates poems into sculptures which are then 3D printed (http://aarontucker.ca/3-d-poems/); he is also the co-creator of The ChessBard, an app that transforms chess games into poems (http://chesspoetry.com). 

More information can be found at WikipediaELMCIP, and Scalar.

Currently, he is an uninvited guest on the Dish with One Spoon Territory, where he is a lecturer in the English department at Ryerson University (Toronto), teaching creative and academic writing. He began his doctorate as an Elia Scholar in the Cinema and Media Studies Department at York University in Fall 2018. 

Research Interests:

Contemporary Canadian Poetry, Digital Literacies, Digital Cinema

Current Courses:

SSH 205 Academic Writing and Research
CENG 505 Creative Writing