Adalaide Morris

Professor Emerita

University of Iowa

Adalaide Morris, Professor Emerita at the University of Iowa, writes on the expanded field of modern and contemporary poetics, including information art, counter-mapping, documentary, and the digital.  She is the author of How to Live / What to Do: H.D.’s Cultural Poetics and has published an edited collection of essays, Sound States: Innovative Poetics and Acoustical Technologies, and a co-edited collection, New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories. Recent essays include “Minding Machines / Machining Minds: Writing (at) the Human-Machine Interface,” in The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary Poetry, and forthcoming essays on conceptual poetics and Holocaust documents and on the interplay between contemporary poetics and the practice of counter-mapping.  With Alan Golding and Lynn Keller, she edits the University of Iowa Contemporary North American Poetry Series.