Dr Rhys Williams

  • Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellow in Fantasy Literature (English Literature)

Research interests

Science Fiction, Fantasy, the Weird, Genre Theory, Utopianism, Radical Politics, Energy Humanities, Environmental Humanities, Radical Pedagogy,   


Grants

2017 - 2018 £4,673   Principal's EC Mobility Scheme Award

2015 - 2016 £1000    King's Creative Seed Fund

2014 - 2015 £5,780   IAS Early Career Fellowship Award  

2012 - 2014 £27,180 AHRC / Warwick Chancellor’s PhD Scholarship 

2011 - 2012 £7,840   Thomas & Elizabeth PhD Scholarship 


Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2017 | 2016 | 2014
Number of items: 10.

2019

Williams, R. (2019) 'This Shining Confluence of Magic and Technology': Solarpunk, energy imaginaries, and the infrastructures of solarity. Open Library of Humanities, (Accepted for Publication)

Williams, R. (2019) Inventing new worlds: The age of manifestos and utopias. In: Canavan, G. and Link, E. C. (eds.) The Cambridge History of Science Fiction. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 69-85. ISBN 9781107166097 (doi:10.1017/9781316694374)

2017

Williams, R. (2017) Utopia for the fragmented. In: Chignac, L. (ed.) The Art Night Book. ICA: London.

2016

Williams, R. (2016) Utopian curatorial praxis: on Slow Action by Ben Rivers. Science Fiction Film and Television, 9(1), pp. 118-121. (doi:10.3828/sfftv.2016.4)

Williams, R. (2016) There’s power in the dirt: impurity, utopianism and radical politics. In: Duschinsky, R., Schnall, S. and Weiss, D. H. (eds.) Purity and Danger Now: New Perspectives. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 167-178. ISBN 9781138693708

Williams, R. (2016) Utopia’s the thing: an analysis of utopian programme and impulse in H.G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau. In: Godfrey, E. (ed.) Utopias and Dystopias in the Fiction of H. G. Wells and William Morris. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 107-121. ISBN 9781137523396 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-52340-2_7)

Williams, R. (2016) Weird counsels: the critic and the critics. Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, 124, pp. 92-98. [Book Review]

2014

Williams, R. (2014) Recognizing cognition: on Suvin, Miéville, and the utopian impulse in the contemporary fantastic. Science Fiction Studies, 41(3), pp. 617-633. (doi:10.5621/sciefictstud.41.3.0617)

Bould, M. and Williams, R. (2014) Sf Now [Guest editors]. Paradoxa, 26,

Williams, R. (2014) Cognitive impurities: a combined political approach to the fantastic (with The Island of Doctor Moreau). Paradoxa, 26, pp. 253-266.

This list was generated on Thu Feb 21 00:06:13 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 10.

Articles

Williams, R. (2019) 'This Shining Confluence of Magic and Technology': Solarpunk, energy imaginaries, and the infrastructures of solarity. Open Library of Humanities, (Accepted for Publication)

Williams, R. (2016) Utopian curatorial praxis: on Slow Action by Ben Rivers. Science Fiction Film and Television, 9(1), pp. 118-121. (doi:10.3828/sfftv.2016.4)

Williams, R. (2014) Recognizing cognition: on Suvin, Miéville, and the utopian impulse in the contemporary fantastic. Science Fiction Studies, 41(3), pp. 617-633. (doi:10.5621/sciefictstud.41.3.0617)

Bould, M. and Williams, R. (2014) Sf Now [Guest editors]. Paradoxa, 26,

Williams, R. (2014) Cognitive impurities: a combined political approach to the fantastic (with The Island of Doctor Moreau). Paradoxa, 26, pp. 253-266.

Book Sections

Williams, R. (2019) Inventing new worlds: The age of manifestos and utopias. In: Canavan, G. and Link, E. C. (eds.) The Cambridge History of Science Fiction. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 69-85. ISBN 9781107166097 (doi:10.1017/9781316694374)

Williams, R. (2017) Utopia for the fragmented. In: Chignac, L. (ed.) The Art Night Book. ICA: London.

Williams, R. (2016) There’s power in the dirt: impurity, utopianism and radical politics. In: Duschinsky, R., Schnall, S. and Weiss, D. H. (eds.) Purity and Danger Now: New Perspectives. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 167-178. ISBN 9781138693708

Williams, R. (2016) Utopia’s the thing: an analysis of utopian programme and impulse in H.G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau. In: Godfrey, E. (ed.) Utopias and Dystopias in the Fiction of H. G. Wells and William Morris. Palgrave Macmillan: London, pp. 107-121. ISBN 9781137523396 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-52340-2_7)

Book Reviews

Williams, R. (2016) Weird counsels: the critic and the critics. Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, 124, pp. 92-98. [Book Review]

This list was generated on Thu Feb 21 00:06:13 2019 GMT.