Theory and criticism
- "This Space that Gnaws and Claws at Us: Foucault, Cartographics, and Geocriticism." Epistemocritique: Litterature et savoirs, Vol. IX (Autumn 2011): Special issue on Geocritcism.
- "Nomadography: The 'Early' Deleuze and the History of Philosophy." Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry: Special Issue on Gilles Deleuze 5.11 (2010): 15-24.
- Meta-Capital: Culture and Financial Derivatives. Cultural Logic (2010): Special Issue on "Culture and Crisis," ed. Joseph Ramsey.
- "Sartre, Marcuse, and the Utopian Project Today." CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 12.1 (2010).
- "Reason and Revolution Redux: Antonio Negri's Political Descartes." Theory & Event 11.2 (2008).
- "Neutral Grounds, or, The Utopia of the Urban." The Journal of Contemporary Literature (Allahabad, India) 2.2 (July 2010): 134-148.
- "On Literary Cartography: Narrative as a Spatially Symbolic Act." New American Notes Online 1.1 (2011).
- "Jameson's Project of Cognitive Mapping," in Rolland G. Paulston, ed., Social Cartography: Mapping Ways of Seeing Educational and Social Change (New York: Garland, 1996), 399-416.
Literary and cultural studies
- "'Some men ride on such space': Olson's Call Me Ishmael, the Melville Revival, and the American Baroque." 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies 31 (Spring 2013): 1-31.
- "Bleeping Mark Twain?: Censorship, Huckleberry Finn, and the Functions of Literature." Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice 6.1 (Spring 2013): 97-108.
- "Mundus Totus Exilium Est: Reflections on the Critic in Exile." Transnational Literature 3.2 (May 2011): 1-10.
- "I Am the Mainstream Media (And So Can You!)," in Amarnath Amarasingam, ed., The Stewart / Colbert Effect: Essays on the Real Impacts of Fake News (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011), 149-163.
- "Let Us Now Praise Famous Orcs." Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Mythopoeic Literature 111/112 (Fall/Winter 2010): 17-28. -- Appendix: "Stalin's Orcs." Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tollkien, C.S. Lewis, and Mythopoeic Literature 113/114 (Spring/Summer 2011): 171-172.
- "The Nightmare of the Unknowable, or, Poe's Inscrutability." Studies in Gothic Fiction 1.1 (2010): 3-12.
- "Whale as a Dish: Culinary Rhetoric and the Discourse of Power in Moby-Dick," in Marie Drews and Monika Elbert, eds., Culinary Aesthetics and Practices in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (New York: Palgrave, 2009), 73-87.
- "Apocalypse in the Optative Mood," in David Simmons, ed., New Critical Essays on Kurt Vonnegut (New York: Palgrave, 2009), 113-131.
- "A Postmodern Iconography: Vonnegut and the Great American Novel," in Elizabeth Boyle and Anne-Marie Evans, eds., Reading American: New Perspectives on the American Novel (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2008), 163-178.
- "Detestable as Nations and Joint-Stock Companies": Loren Goldner's Herman Melville. Historical Materialism 17.3 (2009): 235-243.
- "Post-American Literature." 49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies 25 (Spring 2011).
"'Believing in America': The Politics of American Studies in a Post-National Era."The Americanist XXIII (2006): 69-81.
- "The Whale in the World: Teaching Moby-Dick."Academic Exchange Quarterly 12.1 (2008): 174-178.
- Review of Jonathan Arac's The Emergence of American Literary Narrative, 1820-1860. Amerikastudien / American Studies 52.2 (2008): 249-251.