Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Curriculum Vita

Educational Qualifications

West Thames College, 2014
Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety: (forthcoming)
 
Derby College, 2013-2014
NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Management: (in progress)
 
Thames Valley University, Reading, 2010
OCR Breakthrough German (Listening): Grade 3 (18 June 2010); and (Speaking): Grade 3 (12 August 2010)
 
Thames Valley University, Reading, 2009
OCR Breakthrough German (Listening): Grade 1 and (Speaking): Grade 2 (21 December 2009)
 
Thames Valley University/Training Employment Advice Shop, Reading, 2006-2007
OCR NVQ for IT Users (Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Databases): Level 2 (5 April 2007)
 
University of Reading, 1997-2001
PhD: Pass awarded with no corrections required (6 July 2001)
Thesis Title: ‘Building Cosmopolis: The Political Thought of H. G. Wells’
Supervisor: Prof. Patrick Parrinder
Examiners: Prof. Gregory Claeys (external) and Dr Geoffrey Harvey (internal)

University of Leeds, 1996-1997
MA English Literature: Pass (June 1997)
Dissertation Title: ‘Science Fiction as Social Comment in The Island of Doctor Moreau and When the Sleeper Wakes

University of Central Lancashire, 1992-1995
BA History: First Class with Honours (28 June 1995)
Dissertation Title: ‘An Investigation into Anti-war Liberal Dissent during the Great War (1914-1918) and the Political Consequences of that Dissent in Early Postwar Britain (1919-1924)’

Houghton Regis Upper School, Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, 1986-1992
A-levels: History, C (1992); Geography, D (1991)
RSA: Computer Literacy and Information Technology, Stage 1 Distinction (1992)
GCSEs: Geography, A (1990); Mathematics, C (1990); History, C (1990); English Literature, C (1989); English Language, C (1989); Science 1st Award, C (1989); Science 2nd Award, D (1989); Craft Metal, E (1989)

Vocational Training
27 November 2013: 'Practical Leadership Programme', Network Rail / Benchmark Training.
18 January 2013: 'Trade Unions Today Pathway' ('Communication Skills' & 'Union Representatives - Induction'), Leeds City College (National Open College Network): Level One (six credits).
17 September 2012: 'Safety Representative Pathway' ('Health and Safety Representative's Induction' & 'Risk Assessment'), Derby College (National Open College Network): Level Two (6 credits).
11 July 2012: 'Managing Safety in Network Rail', Institution of Occupational Safety and Health in association with Network Rail.
18-20 June 2012: 'Heath and Safety Representatives' Induction', Zone 2, Transport Salaried Staffs' Association.
27 February 2009: 'Digital Tachograph Training', Midland Fleet Management Ltd.
17 December 2001: ‘Service for Sales’, Scottish & Newcastle Training Programme, Restaurants & Accommodation Division, Scottish & Newcastle.
10 October 2000: ‘Professional Teaching Responsibilities for postgraduates new to teaching’, Centre for Staff Training and Development, University of Reading.
2 November 1999: ‘Postgraduate Small Group Teaching & Essay Marking’, Centre for Staff Training and Development, University of Reading.
 
Other Training
13 September 2008: 'Basic Life Saving Skills', Rail Industry First Aid Association.

Employment History

Network Rail, Reading Depot, 100 Napier Road, Reading RG1 8FJ. (June 2012-present)
Stores Coordinator (Maintenance function, Reading Delivery Unit).
Network Rail, Reading Depot, 100 Napier Road, Reading RG1 8FJ. (June 2011-June 2012)
Assessment in the Line Coordinator (Maintenance function, Reading Delivery Unit).
Network Rail, Reading Depot, Cattle Pens Road, Off Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AA (April 2010-June 2011)
Commercial Coordintor (Finance function, Reading Delivery Unit).
Network Rail, Sussex House, 6 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ (February 2009-April 2010)
Road Vehicles Coordinator (National Delivery Service function, Thames Valley Area).
Network Rail, Sussex House, 6 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ (April 2007-February 2009)
Controlled Publications Distributor (Maintenance function, Western Route / Head Office).

Waterstone’s Booksellers, 89a Broad Street, Reading RG1 2AP (March 2002-April 2007)
Senior (Grade 4) Bookseller, duty-manager.

University of Reading, School of English and American Literature (January 2000-November 2003)
Sessional Lecturer in English.
University of Reading, School of History (October 2000-March 2003)
Lecturer (0.5) in History.

Reading College, Faculty of Education and Care (February 2002-March 2002)
Sessional Lecturer in History.

Manchester City Council, Manchester Art Galleries, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL (June 1995-October 1996).
Gallery Assistant.
 
Awards
12-14 July 2002: British Academy Overseas Conference Grant (supporting my organisation of and attendance at the 'Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe' conference in Leipzig, Germany).
October 1997-September 2000: University of Reading Postgraduate Research Studentship (for the completion of my doctorate).
October 1996-June 1997: British Academy Competition ‘A’ Studentship (for the completion of my Master’s degree).
 
Membership of Professional Societies
H. G. Wells Society, 1992-2011 (Committee Member, 1998-2008).
Society for Utopian Studies, 1999-2011.
Manchester Civic Society, 2001-2007.
Reading Civic Society, 2006-Present.
Transport Salaried Staffs' Association, 2007-Present.
Trustee of Reading Local History Trust, 2007-2010.
Friend of the Working Class Movement Library, 2012-Present.
Socialist History Society, 2013-Present.

Publications

Monograph
Building Cosmopolis: The Political Thought of H. G. Wells (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003).

Edited Books
The Wellsian: Selected Essays on H. G. Wells ([Oss]: Equilibris, 2003).
The Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe (with Patrick Parrinder; London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005).
H. G. Wells’s Fin-de-Siecle: Twenty-first Century Reflections on the Early H. G. Wells. Selections from The Wellsian, 2001-2006 (Berne: Peter Lang, 2007).
H. G. Wells in Nature, 1893-1946: A Reception Reader (Berne: Peter Lang, 2008).
The Life, Music and Thought of Woody Guthrie: A Critical Appraisal (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011).
Clara Zetkin: National and International Contexts, Socialist History Occasional Publication, No. 31 (with Marilyn J. Boxer; London: Socialist History Society, 2012).
The Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe (with Patrick Parrinder; London, New Delhi, New York and Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2013).

Chapters in Edited Books
‘The First Men in the Moon and the "Corporative State"’, in Lost Worlds & Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1990, ed. Elmar Schenkel and Stefan Welz (Glienicke, Berlin, and Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch, 1999), 181-93.
‘Introduction’, in The Wellsian: Selected Essays on H. G. Wells, ed. John S. Partington ([Oss]: Equilibris, 2003), 9-18.
The Time Machine: A Polemic on the Inevitability of Working-Class Liberation, and a Plea for a Socialist Solution to Late-Victorian Capitalist Exploitation’, in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, volume 133: Criticism of the Works of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, and Other Creative Writers Who Lived between 1900 and 1999, from the First Published Critical Appraisals to Current Evaluations, ed. Janet Witalec (Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2003), 329-34.
‘H. G. Wells and the International Pan-European Union’, in The Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe, ed. Patrick Parrinder and John S. Partington (London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005), 321-38.
‘Human Rights and Public Accountability in H. G. Wells’s Functional World State’, in Cosmopolitics and the Emergence of a Future, ed. Diane Morgan and Gary Banham (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 163-90.
‘Le cycle utopique de H. G. Wells’, in Histoire transnationale de l’utopie littéraire et de l’utopisme, ed. Vita Fortunati, Raymond Trousson and Paola Spinozzi (Paris: Champion, 2008), 911-22.
‘Utopia and Utopianism in the Life, Work, and Thought of H. G. Wells’, in Science Fiction and the Two Cultures, ed. George Slusser and Gary Westfahl (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009), 169-69.
‘Clara Zetkin’s Reception in British Socialism and the British Women’s Movement, 1889-1909’, in Anglosachsen: Leipzig und die englischsprachige Kultur, ed. Stefan Welz and Fabian Dellemann (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2010), 117-37.
‘"There’s a Better World a-Coming": Resolving the Tension between the Urban and Rural Visions in the Writings of Woody Guthrie’, in The Life, Music and Thought of Woody Guthrie: A Critical Appraisal, ed. John S. Partington (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), 17-33.
'H. G. Wells and Population Control: From a Eugenic Public Policy to the Eugenics of Personal Choice', in Culture and Biology: Perspectives on the European Modern Age, ed. Richard Nate and Bea Klüsener (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2011), 171-190.
'Socialist Women and Soviet Russia: Six British Observations of the 1920s', in Under Western and Eastern Eyes: Ost und West in der Reiseliteratur des 20. Jahrhunderts, ed. Stefan Lampadius and Elmar Schenkel (Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2012), 67-76.
'The International Socialist Women's Secretary in Wartime: Clara Zetkin and Britain, 1912-1915', in Clara Zetkin: National and International Contexts, Socialist History Occasional Publication, No. 31, ed. Marilyn J. Boxer and John S. Partington (London: Socialist History Society, 2012), 22-34.
'Afterword', in Clara Zetkin: National and International Contexts, Socialist History Occasional Publication, No. 31, ed. Marilyn J. Boxer and John S. Partington (London: Socialist History Society, 2012), 74-77.
‘H. G. Wells and the International Pan-European Union’, in The Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe, ed. Patrick Parrinder and John S. Partington (London, New Delhi, New York and Sydney: Bloomsbury, 2013), 321-38.
日本の読者のみなさまへ ('To Japanese Reader'), in 生の黙示録 日本国憲法  H.G.ウェルズとルーズベルト大統領の往復書簡から (The Constitution of Japan: Contemporary Records of Correspondence between H. G. Wells and President Roosevelt) (Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sha, 2013), pp. i-ii.
H・G・ウェルズ 機能的な世界国家における人権と公的な説明義務 ('H. G. Wells, Human Rights and Public Accountability in the Functional World State') in 生の黙示録 日本国憲法  H.G.ウェルズとルーズベルト大統領の往復書簡から (The Constitution of Japan: Contemporary Records of Correspondence between H. G. Wells and President Roosevelt) (Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sha, 2013), 215-250.
機能的な世界国家における一般代表制 ('Popular Representation in a Functional World State') in 生の黙示録 日本国憲法  H.G.ウェルズとルーズベルト大統領の往復書簡から (The Constitution of Japan: Contemporary Records of Correspondence between H. G. Wells and President Roosevelt) (Tokyo: Nippon Hyoron Sha, 2013), 251-265.
'Wales Strikes Back: British Media Coverage of Cardiff City Football Club’s Victory in the English F. A. Cup, 1927', in Cultural Identities in Europe, ed. Richard Nate and Verena Gutsche (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, [forthcoming]).

Refereed Articles
The Time Machine: A Polemic on the Inevitability of Working-Class Liberation, and a Plea for a Socialist Solution to Late-Victorian Capitalist Exploitation’, Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, 46 (Octobre 1997), 167-79.
‘The Death of the Static: H. G. Wells and the Kinetic Utopia’, Utopian Studies, 11: 2 (2000), 96-111.
‘The Consequences of Mind at the End of Its Tether on Research into H. G. Wells’s Political Thought; or was Wells’s Mind really at the End of Its Tether?’ Undying Fire, 1 (2002), 76-79.
The Time Machine and A Modern Utopia: The Static and Kinetic Utopias of the Early H. G. Wells’, Utopian Studies, 13: 1 (2002), 57-68.
‘H. G. Wells and the World State: A Liberal Cosmopolitan in a Totalitarian Age’, International Relations, 17: 2 (June 2003), 233-46.
‘Seeking Victory from the Jaws of Disaster: H. G. Wells and the Great War’, Undying Fire, 2 (2003), 65-80.
‘H. G. Wells’s Eugenic Thinking of the 1930s and 1940s’, Utopian Studies, 14: 1 (2003), 74-81.
‘The Pen as Sword: George Orwell, H. G. Wells and Journalistic Parricide’, Journal of Contemporary History, 39: 1 (January 2004), 45-56.
‘Revising Anticipations: Wells on Race and Class, 1901 to 1905’, Undying Fire, 4 (2005), 31-44.
‘"There’s a Better World a-Coming": The Urban Collectivism-Rural Individualism of Woody Guthrie’, Spaces of Utopia, 3 (Autumn / Winter 2006), http://ler.letras.up.pt/uploads/ficheiros/3061.pdf.
'H. G. Wells: A Political Life', Utopian Studies, 19: 3 (2008), 517-76.
'Clara Zetkin's British Connections: An Overview', Communist Review, 69 (Autumn 2013), 14-18.

Edited Journal
The Wellsian: The Journal of the H. G. Wells Society, nos. 22-31 (1999-2008).

Encyclopaedia and Dictionary Entries
‘Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge]’, in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, ed. Steven R. Serafin and Valerie Grosvenor Myer (New York: Continuum, 2003; rpt. 2006), 1035-36.
‘Wells, H. G. (1866-1946)’, in Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Thought, ed. Gregory Claeys (London: Routledge, 2005), 509-13.
‘Wells, H. G.’, in Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics, 4 vols., ed.-in-chief Carl Mitcham (Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2005), IV: 2061-62.
The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells (1896)’, in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, 3 vols., ed. Gary Westfahl (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2005), III: 1102-04.
Things to Come (1936)’, in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, 3 vols., ed. Gary Westfahl (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2005), III: 1296-99.
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (1898)’, in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, 3 vols., ed. Gary Westfahl (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 2005), III: 1332-34.
‘Wells, H(erbert) G(eorge) (1866-1946)’, in Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor (Gent: Academia, and London: British Library, 2009), 669-70.
‘CUSDEN, (Anne) Phoebe Ellen (née Blackall) (1887-1981)’, in Dictionary of Labour Biography, vol. 13, ed. Keith Gildart and David Howell (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 71-84.
‘QUELCH, Lorenzo (‘Len’) Edward (1862-1937)’, in Dictionary of Labour Biography, vol. 13, ed. Keith Gildart and David Howell (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), 319-34.
'Wells, Herbert George', in Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought, ed. Gregory Claeys (Los Angeles: Sage Reference / CQ Press, 2013), 860-62.

Annotated Books
H. G. Wells, The New Machiavelli, ed. Simon James (London: Penguin Classics, 2005), my notes appear on pages 419-470.
H. G. Wells, The Shape of Things to Come: The Ultimate Revolution, ed. Patrick Parrinder (London: Penguin Classics, 2005), my notes appear on pages 447-530.

Filmed Interview
‘H. G. Wells: The Father of Science Fiction’, special feature on War of the Worlds [1953] (‘The Special Collector’s Edition’), Paramount DVD 2005.

Non-refereed Publications
The Time Machine: A Polemic on the Inevitability of Working Class Liberation and a Plea for a Socialist Solution to Late-Victorian Capitalist Exploitation’, Wellsian, 19 (Winter 1996), 12-21.
‘An Identification of and Suggested Reasons for the Differences between the 1905 H. G. Wells Novel, Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul, and the 1941 Carol Reed Film, Kipps’, Wellsian, 20 (Winter 1997), 32-38.
‘A Comparison of the Representation of Arthur Conan Doyle and H. G. Wells in The Strand Magazine, 1891-1901’, Wellsian, 21 (Winter 1998), 25-34.
‘Thornwood Lodge, Knowl Hill, Berkshire: Home of Isabel Mary Wells, c.1897-1899’, Wellsian, 22 (1999), 29-34.
‘A Comparison of the Representation of Arthur Conan Doyle and H. G. Wells in The Strand Magazine, 1891-1901’, ACD, 10 (April 2000), 42-49.
‘Wells on Film’, Science Fiction Studies, 31: 1 (March 2004),173-74.
H. G. Wells: Things to Come [NFT programme notes] (London: BFI, 2005).
Untitled, in The Legacy of John Lennon in the words of the fans who love him, ed. D. W. Pryke (Liskeard: Exposure, 2005), 129.
The H. G. Wells Society, A Bibliography of Web-based H. G. Wells Resources, [compiled by John S. Partington], H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 10 (Spring 2006), supplement.
‘H. G. Wells, "The Discovery of the Future" and the Cancelled Royal Institution Lecture’, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5. 14 (Summer 2007), [13-16].
Contribution to ‘Copyright Debate’, ed. R. M. Healey, in ALSo, 1 (2007), 56-63 (57-58; 61).
‘The Chronology of H. G. Wells’s The New Machiavelli’, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5. 15 (Autumn 2007), [2-4].
'A Century of Woody Guthrie: folk singer and trade unionist', TSSA Journal, 108. 1225 (November 2012), 21.
 
Poetry
‘Untitled’, in 1993 Poets, ed. by Ian Walton (Peterborough: Poetry Now, 1993), 84-85.

Book Reviews
Michael Foot, H. G.: The History of Mr Wells, Red Pepper, 33 (February 1997), 26.
Donald M. Hassler and Clyde Wilcox, eds., Political Science Fiction, Kritikon Litterarum, 25: 3 / 4 (1998), 157-60.
I. F. Clarke, The Great War with Germany, 1890-1914: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-come and The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871-1914: Fictions of Future Warfare and Battles Still-to-come, Kritikon Litterarum, 26: 1 / 2 (1999), 73-75.
J. R. Hammond, An H. G. Wells Chronology, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 4 (Autumn 1999), 6.
Gail Marshall, Actresses on the Victorian Stage: Feminine Performance and the Galatea Myth, Kritikon Litterarum, 26: 3 / 4 (1999), 156-58.
Jane Eldridge Miller, Rebel Women: Feminism, Modernism and the Edwardian Novel, Kritikon Litterarum, 26: 3 / 4 (1999), 158-61.
Richard Salmon, Henry James and the Culture of Publicity, Kritikon Litterarum, 26: 3 / 4 (1999), 161-63.
Bonnie Kime Scott, ed., Selected Letters of Rebecca West, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 62-66.
Kirby Farrell, Post-traumatic Culture: Injury and Interpretation in the Nineties, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 66-68.
Edward James, ed., Foundation, 28: 77 (Autumn 1999), Wellsian, 23 (2000), 69-72.
Leon Stover, ed., When the Sleeper Wakes. A Critical Text of the 1899 New York and London First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 72-73.
David Lake, Darwin and Doom: H. G. Wells and 'The Time Machine', Kritikon Litterarum, 27: 1 / 2 (2000), 64-66.
Leon Stover, ed., The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance. A Critical Text of the 1897 New York First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices and The First Men in the Moon. A Critical Text of the 1901 London First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices, Kritikon Litterarum, 27: 1 / 2 (2000), 67-70.
Kirby Farrell, Post-traumatic Culture: Injury and Interpretation in the Nineties, Kritikon Litterarum, 27: 1 / 2 (2000), 70-73.
David Seed, ed., Imagining Apocalypse: Studies in Cultural Crisis, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 7 (Autumn 2000), 9.
Andrew Brink, Obsession and Culture: A Study of Sexual Obsession in Modern Fiction, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 7 (Autumn 2000), 10.
A. B. Apana, The Other Universe of Man: Travel Autobiography and D. H. Lawrence, Kritikon Litterarum, 27: 3 / 4 (2000), 156-58.
Michael Paris, Warrior Nation: Images of War in British Popular Culture, 1850-2000, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 8 (Spring 2001), 11.
Monique Reintjes, Odette Keun (1888-1978), Wellsian, 24 (2001), 60-63.
Leon Stover, ed., The War of the Worlds: A Critical Text of the 1898 London First Edition, with an Introduction, Illustrations and Appendices, Wellsian, 24 (2001), 64-67.
Leon Stover, ed., The Sea Lady: A Tissue of Moonshine. A Critical Text of the 1902 London First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices, Wellsian, 24 (2001), 68.
[Review Essay] 'H. G. Wells and Youth – Introductory Studies of Wells, 1990-2001', Wellsian, 24 (2001), 69-72.
Joseph Pierce, Literary Converts, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 10 (Autumn 2001), [10].
Jeremy Tambling, Lost in the American City: Dickens, James and Kafka, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 11 (Spring 2002), [6].
Patrick Parrinder, ed., Learning from Other Planets: Estrangement, Cognition and the Politics of Science Fiction and Utopia, Kritikon Litterarum, 29: 1 / 2 (2002), 64-67.
W. Warren Wagar, Memoirs of the Future, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 12 (Spring / Summer 2002), [7].
W. Warren Wagar, ed., The Open Conspiracy: H. G. Wells on Revolution, Wellsian, 25 (2002), 64-67.
Andrea Lynn, Shadow Lovers: The Last Affairs of H. G. Wells, Wellsian, 25 (2002), 67-69.
House of Stratus hardback editions of the works of H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 13 (Summer 2002), [10].
Andrew Higson, ed., Young and Innocent? The Cinema in Britain 1896-1930, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 4: 14 (Autumn 2002), [6].
Dan Stone, Breeding Superman: Nietzsche, Race and Eugenics in Edwardian and Interwar Britain, Inklings-Jahrbuch, 20 (2002), 329-32.
A. B. McKillop, The Spinster & the Prophet: Florence Deeks, H. G. Wells, and the Mystery of the Purloined Past, Kritikon Litterarum, 29: 3 / 4 (2002), 164-66.
H. G. Wells, The Invisible Man, intro. by W. Warren Wagar, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 1 (Spring 2003), [4].
Alexandra Lambert and Elmar Schenkel, eds., The Golden Egg: Alchemy in Art and Literature, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 1 (Spring 2003), [6].
‘Bison Frontiers of Imagination’ [The War in the Air, In the Days of the Comet, The Last War and The Sleeper Awakes], H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 2 (Summer 2003), [10].
Tom Pomplun, ed., Graphic Classics Volume Three: H. G. Wells, Wellsian, 26 (2003), 57-59.
Don G. Smith, H. G. Wells on Film, Wellsian, 26 (2003), 59-62.
Leon Stover, Science Fiction from Wells to Heinlein, Wellsian, 26 (2003), 63-66.
William T. Ross, H. G. Wells’s World Reborn, Wellsian, 26 (2003), 66-70.
Lauren M. E. Goodlad, Victorian Literature and the Victorian State, H. G. Wells Society, the Americas, 1: 6 (Summer / Autumn 2004), [10].
Angelique Richardson, Love and Eugenics in the Late Nineteenth Century: Rational Reproduction and the New Woman, Kritikon Litterarum, 31: 1 / 2 (2004), 85-87.
Charles De Paolo, Human Prehistory in Fiction, Wellsian, 27 (2004), 52-55.
Linda Dryden, The Modern Gothic and Literary Doubles, Wellsian, 27 (2004), 56-58.
John Huntington, ed., The H. G. Wells Reader, Wellsian, 27 (2004), 58-60.
Leon Stover, ed., Man Who Could Work Miracles, Wellsian, 27 (2004), 60-63.
Thomas C. Renzi, H. G. Wells: Six Scientific Romances Adapted for Film, Wellsian, 28 (2005), 57-62.
John R. Hammond, H. G. Wells’s 'The Time Machine': A Reference Guide, Wellsian, 28 (2005), 62-66.
Harold Bloom, ed., H. G. Wells, Wellsian, 28 (2005), 67-72.
Lynne Hapgood, Margins of Desire; Benita Parry, Postcolonial Studies; and David Ketterer, ed., Flashes of the Fantastic, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 7 (Spring 2005), [8-10]
Gisela Hermann-Brennecke and Wolf Kindermann, eds., Anglo-American Awareness, and Tom Pomplun, ed., Graphic Classics: H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 8 (Summer 2005), supplement.
Anne Holden Rønning, Hidden and Visible Suffrage, Wellsian, 29 (2006), 47-51.
Glenn Yeffeth, ed., The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspective on the H. G. Wells Classic, Wellsian, 29 (2006), 51-56.
Gordon D. Feir, H. G. Wells at the End of His Tether, Wellsian, 29 (2006), 56-62.
John R. Hammond, H. G. Wells’s 'The Time Machine', Kritikon Litterarum, 33: 1 / 2 (2006), 62-68.
H. G. Wells, The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, intro. William T. Ross and W. Warren Wagar, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 12 (Autumn 2006), [8-9].
William Greenslade and Terence Rodgers, eds., Grant Allen, H. G. Wells Society, the Americas, 1: 9 (Autumn 2006), [7-8].
H. G. Wells, Star Begotten: A Biological Fantasia, ed. John Huntington, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5: 13 (Spring 2007), [11-12].
Robert M. Philmus, Visions and Re-visions, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5. 14 (Summer 2007), [10-11].
Robert M. Philmus, Visions and Re-visions, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5. 15 (Autumn 2007), [9-10].
Christine Ferguson, Language, Science and Popular Fiction in the Victorian Fin-de-Siècle, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5. 15 (Autumn 2007), [10-11].
Ruth Livesey, Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914, 'Critic as Critic', 46 (September / October 2008), Oscholars, http://www.oscholarship.com/TO/Archive/Forty-six/Critic/critic.htm#Livesey.
Graham Johnson, Social Democratic Politics in Britain 1881-1911, ‘Critic as Critic’, 48 (January / February 2009), Oscholars, http://www.oscholarship.com/TO/Archive/Forty-eight/Critic/critic.htm#jsp.
Deborah Mutch, English Socialist Periodicals, 1880-1900: A Reference Source, ‘Critic as Critic’, 49 (March / April 2009), Oscholars, http://www.oscholarship.com/TO/Archive/Forty-nine/Critic/critic.htm#jp.
Steven McLean, H. G. Wells: Interdisciplinary Essays, Kritikon Litterarum, 36: 3/4 (2009), 197-204.
Robert Frankel, Observing America: The Commentary of British Visitors to the United States, 1890-1950, Kritikon Litterarum, 36: 3/4 (2009), 211-16.
Michael J. Griffin and Tom Moylan, eds., Exploring the Utopian Impulse, and Jörn Rüsen, Michael Fehr and Thomas W. Rieger, eds., Thinking Utopia, H. G. Wells Newsletter, 5.19 (Spring 2010), 11-14.
Steven McLean, The Early Fiction of H. G. Wells: Fantasies of Science, Kritikon Litterarum, 37:3/4 (2010), 260-68.
John Gosling, Waging the War of the Worlds: A History of the 1938 Radio Broadcast and Resulting Panic, Including the Original Script, Kritikon Litterarum, 37:3/4 (2010), 268-73.
Justin E. A. Busch, The Utopian Vision of H. G. Wells, Kritikon Litterarum, 38:1/2 (2011), 123-29.
Michael Sherborne, H. G. Wells: Another Kind of Life, Kritikon Litterarum, 38:1/2 (2011), 129-33.
‘Arthur Conan Doyle und H. G. Wells’, Dana Martin Batory, Dreams of Future Past: The Science Fiction Worlds of Arthur Conan Doyle & H. G. Wells, Inklings Jahrbuch für Literature und Ästhetik, 29 (2011), 329-33.
Anna Vaninskaya, William Morris and the Idea of Community: Romance, History and Propaganda, 1880-1914, Kritikon Litterarum, 38:2/4 (2011),283-86.
John Shapcott, ed., Bennett and Wells: Their Friendship, Fiction & Films, and Károly Pintér, The Anatomy of Utopia: Narration, Estrangement and Ambiguity in More,Wells, Huxley and Clarke, Kritikon Litterarum, 38:2/4 (2011), 286-91.
Todd Avery, Radio Modernism: Literature, Ethics, and the BBC, 1922-1938 and The Spoken Word – H. G. Wells, H. G. Wells Society Newsletter (Spring 2012), 12-14.
Emelyne Godfrey, Masculinity, Crime and Self-Defence in Victorian Literature, Kritikon Litterarum, 39:1/2 (2012),114-17.
Will Kaufman, Woody Guthrie, American Radical, Utopian Studies, 23:2 (2012), 550-56.
Simon J. James, Maps of Utopia: H. G. Wells, Modernity, and the End of Culture, and Nicholas Saul and Simon J. James, eds., The Evolution of Literature. Legacies of Darwin, Kritikon Litterarum, 40:1/2 (2013), 125-33.

Entries for the Annotated Bibliography for English Studies, category: ‘H. G. Wells’:
Kirby Farrell, ‘Epilogue’, in Post-traumatic Culture: Injury and Interpretation in the Nineties (Baltimore, MD and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), 349-57.
Kirby Farrell, ‘Traumatic Prophecy: H. G. Wells and the End of Time’, in Post-traumatic Culture: Injury and Interpretation in the Nineties (Baltimore, MD and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998), 105-28.
David Lake, Darwin and Doom: H. G. Wells and ‘The Time Machine’ (New Lambton, NSW: Nimrod, 1997).
L. R. Leavis, ‘H. G. Wells, D. H. Lawrence, and Literary Influence’, English Studies, 3 (1998), 224-39.
Robert Philmus, ‘H. G. Wells’s Revisi(tati)ons of “The Time Machine”‘, English Literature in Transition 1880-1920, 41: 4 (1998), 427-52.
Rolf Lessenich, ‘The World of the Novels of H. G. Wells’, Anglia, 115: 3 (1997), 299-322.
Mike Perry, ‘H. G. Wells, C. S. Lewis and the Evolutionary Myth’, Discovery Institute, 12 January 1999, http://www.discovery.org/lewis/perry.html.
James Gunn, ‘The Man Who Invented Tomorrow’, University of Kansas, 17 May 1999, http://falcon.cc.ukans.edu/~sfcenter/tomorrow.htm.
W. Warren Wagar, ‘H. G. Wells and the Genesis of Future Studies’, WNRF, 16 May 1999, http://www.wnrf.org/memorial/hgwells.htm.
John S. Partington, ‘The First Men in the Moon and the “Corporative State”‘, in Lost Worlds & Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1990, ed. Elmar Schenkel and Stefan Welz (Glienicke, Berlin and Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch Verlag, 1999), 181-93.
Maria and Elena Kozyreva, ‘H. G. Wells and A. K. Tolstoy’, in Lost Worlds & Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1990, ed. Elmar Schenkel and Stefan Welz (Glienicke, Berlin and Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch Verlag, 1999), 195-200.
Vera Shamina, ‘H. G. Wells and Mikhail Bulgakov: Aspects of Reception in The Island of Dr. Moreau, “Rock’s Eggs” and “The Dog’s Heart”‘, in Lost Worlds & Mad Elephants: Literature, Science and Technology 1700-1990, ed. Elmar Schenkel and Stefan Welz (Glienicke, Berlin and Cambridge, MA: Galda + Wilch Verlag, 1999), 201-09.
Laura Scuriatti, ‘A Tale of Two Cities: H. G. Wells’s The Door in the Wall, Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn’, Wellsian, 22 (1999), 11-28.
Jonathon Bignell, ‘Another Time, Another Space: Modernity, Subjectivity, and The Time Machine’, Wellsian, 22 (1999), 34-47.
Jan Hollm, ‘The Time Machine and the Ecotopian Tradition’, Wellsian, 22 (1999), 47-54.
Mike Jay and Michael Neve, eds., 1900: A Fin-de-siècle Reader (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1999).
Leon Stover, ed., When the Sleeper Wakes: A Critical Text of the 1899 New York and London First Edition, with an Introduction and Appendices (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2000).
Charles De Paolo, ‘Herakleophorbia IV / Somatrem: H. G. Wells’s Speculations upon Endocrinology’, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 35-47.
David J. Lake, ‘Port Burdock in The Invisible Man: Where Does Griffin Die?’, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 24-34.
Richard Law, ‘The Narrator in Double Exposure in The War of the Worlds’, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 47-56.
Gail-Nina Anderson and David Longhorn, ‘Mr. Wells’s Goblins’, Wellsian, 23 (2000), 56-58.
Monique Reintjes, Odette Keun (1888-1978) (Amsterdam: Monique Reintjes, 2000).
Michael Paris, Warrior Nation: Images of War in British Popular Culture, 1850-2000 (London: Reaktion Books, 2000).
Brian McKillop, The Spinster & the Prophet: H. G. Wells, Plagiarism, and the History of the World (London: Aurum Press, 2000).
William Kupinse, ‘Wasted Value: The Serial Logic of H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay’, Novel, 33: 1 (Fall 1999), 51-72.
 
Conference Organised
'Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe' conference, Universität Leipzig, 12-14 July 2002 [with Prof. Elmar Schenkel].

Conference Presentations
The Time Machine: A Polemic on the Inevitability of Working-Class Liberation, and a Plea for a Socialist Solution to Victorian Capitalist Exploitation’ at Imperial College of Science and Technology, South Kensington, London for the H. G. Wells Society/University of California International Symposium, 'The Time Machine: Past, Present and Future', 26-29 July 1995.
The First Men in the Moon and the "Corporative State"’ at Geschwister-Scholl-Haus, Ritterstrasse 8/10, Leipzig, Germany for the Institut für Anglistik, Universität Leipzig, 'Lost Worlds & Mad Elephants: An International Conference on Science, Technology and Literature', 30 April-3 May 1998.
When the Sleeper Wakes: Sociological Prophecy for Late-Victorian Society, or, H. G. Wells and the Rule of the Übermensch’ at the University of California, Riverside for the 20th Annual J. Lloyd Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, 'Science Fiction at the Crossroads of Two Cultures', 15-17 January 1999.
‘Challenging Elites: The Time Machine and When the Sleeper Wakes as Critiques of Late-Victorian Society’ at the University of Reading for the English Department 'Modern Research Seminar', 18 February 1999.
‘The Death of the Static: H. G. Wells and the Kinetic Utopia’ at the University of East Anglia conference, 'A Millennium of Utopias: The Theory, History and Future of Utopianism', 23-26 June 1999.
‘Revising Anticipations: Wells on Race and Class’ at the H. G. Wells Society weekend conference, 'H. G. Wells and His Critics', at the University of Westminster, 18-19 September 1999.
‘H. G. Wells and the World State’ at the Kent Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Kent-Canterbury conference, 'Bordering Europe', 19-21 September 1999.
‘From Eugenics to Welfarism: H. G. Wells and the Search for Utopia’ at the Department of Continuing Education, University of Reading conference, 'H. G. Wells at the Millennium: Science Fiction and Social Prophecy', 26 February 2000.
‘World State: Federal or Functional? H. G. Wells and the Future of Globalisation’ at the H. G. Wells Society weekend conference, 'The Future and H. G. Wells', at the University of Westminster, 16-17 September 2000.
‘H. G. Wells and the Kinetic Utopia’ at the Institute of English Studies conference, 'The Writer and New Technologies in the Twentieth Century: H. G. Wells and Science Fiction', at the School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London, 27 March 2001.
The Time Machine and A Modern Utopia: The Static and Kinetic Utopias of the Early H. G. Wells’, Utopian Studies Society conference, 'Utopia 2001', at New Lanark Mill Hotel, New Lanark, Scotland, 28-30 June 2001.
‘The Pen as Sword: George Orwell, H. G. Wells and Journalistic Parricide’, H. G. Wells Society conference, 'Wells and Orwell: A Parricide Lost?', at the University of Westminster, 15 September 2001.
‘H. G. Wells’s Eugenic Thinking, 1892-1944’, Institute of Historical Research Seminar, University of London, 22 May 2002.
‘Europe in the Writings of H. G. Wells’, 'Reception of H. G. Wells in Europe' conference, Universität Leipzig, 12-14 July 2002.
‘"There’s a Better World a-Coming": The Urban Collectivism-Rural Individualism of Woody Guthrie’, 'Utopias and Globalization: From Early Modernity to the 21st Century', New Lanark Mill Hotel, New Lanark, Scotland, 30 June-2 July 2005.
‘H. G. Wells and the BBC’, H. G. Wells Society conference, 'H. G. Wells: New Directions', at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London, 23 September 2006.
'Clara Zetkin's Reception in British Socialism and the British Women's Movement', 'Leipzig in der Englischsprachigen Kultur' conference, Universität Leipzig, 22 May 2009.
‘H. G. Wells and Birth Control’, H. G. Wells Society conference, 'H. G. Wells: From Kent to Cosmopolis', University of Kent at Canterbury, 9-11 July 2010.
‘The International Women’s Secretary in Wartime: Clara Zetkin and Britain, 1912-1918’, 'Unequal Sisters: Women, Gender, and Global Inequalities in Historical Perspective' conference, International Federation for Research in Women’s History, in conjunction with the 21st International Congress of Historical Sciences, Aletta – Institute for Women’s History, Amsterdam, 25-27 August 2010.
(with Nadine Menzel) 'British Travellers in the Soviet Union', 'Under Western and Eastern Eyes: Blickwechsel Ost-West' conference, Universität Leipzig, 22-24 October 2010.
'Wales Strikes Back: British Media Coverage of Cardiff City FC’s Victory in the English FA Cup, 1927', 'Cultural Identities in Europe: Nations and Regions, Migration and Minorities' Eichstätter Europatag, Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, 24-25 June 2011.
'Danksagung zur Buchschenkung', 'Dickens on the Move: Between Cultures and Continents', Institut für Anglistik, Universität Leipzig, 16-17 November 2012.
'Clara Zetkin and Britain: 1886-1933', Book launch of Clara Zetkin: National and International Contexts, ed. Marilyn J. Boxer and John S. Partington, Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, London, 12 June 2013.