Rice University English graduate student, Clint Wilson, III

20th C. Literature


Systems Theory

Academic History:

M.A., English, West Virginia University

M.Sc., Creative Writing, The University of Edinburgh

B.A., English (Honors), Wake Forest University

Awards Received:

Predoctoral Fellow, Diluvial Houston Initiative, 2020–2021

Graduate Teaching Award for Independent Instruction, 2019–2020

Shirley Bard Rapoport Graduate Essay Prize, 2017


“A Table of Prohibited Degrees: The Appetites and Affinities of Robinson Crusoe.” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. (Fall 2019): 293–310.

“Sacrificial Structures: Waste, Animals, and the Monumental Impulse.” Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities 6.1 (Winter 2019): 86–101.

“Counter Misprisions; Or, the Influence of Anxieties in Mat Johnson’s Pym.” Représentations dans le monde Anglophone 10 (December 2017): 133–54.

“Flusser’s Theory of Radiation,” in Understanding Flusser, Understanding Modernism, eds. Aaron Jaffe, Michael Miller, and Rodrigo Martini (Bloomsbury, under contract).