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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 forthcoming Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films (Palgrave Macmillan) and irresponsible mediums: the chesspoems of Marcel Duchamp (Bookthug Press). He has also published two other previous books: Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema (Palgrave Macmillan) along with the poetry collection punchlines (Mansfield Press). More information can be found at WikipediaELMCIP, and Scalar.

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).

You can find more at aarontucker.ca

Research Interests:

Contemporary Canadian Poetry, Digital Literacies, Digital Cinema

Current Courses:

SSH 205 Academic Writing and Research
CENG 505 Creative Writing