Heather A. Love

Heather A. Love is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Waterloo, and her research draws on the interdisciplinary field of cybernetics to explore connections between early twentieth-century literary and technological discourses. Her work has appeared in Modernism/modernity, the Journal of Modern Literature, and the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine.


Modernism, Cybernetics, and Systems Theory: Disciplinary Relevance in a STEM-focused World

In 1926, Gertrude Stein delivered the lecture “Composition as Explanation” to the Cambridge Literary Club at Oxford University (fig. 1).