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BS Journalism (Colorado), BA Hons, PhD (Canterbury)

Head of Programme

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Tel+64 3 479 6375
Office 1S9
First Floor
Arts Building
Albany Street

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University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Expertise and possible supervision

  • Contemporary narrative fiction; theory and poetics of narrative art.
  • The convergence of digital technology and literary texts, including specific emphasis on "network fiction."
  • Digital fiction, poetry, art and culture; post-humanist discourse.
  • Media studies: language and multimedia and multimodal text/texts in digital culture.
  • Gender studies and digital technology/culture.
  • British/Irish and American modernist writing and culture; American postmodernist writing and culture.
  • The aesthetics of repetition.


  • ENGL 120 Creative Writing: How to Captivate and Persuade
  • ENGL 126 English for University Purposes
  • ENGL 220 Creative Writing: Reading for Writers
  • ENGL 342 Digital Literature: Technologies of Storytelling
  • ENGL 467 Storyworlds and Cognition


Yeager, S. A., & Ciccoricco, D. (2024). Embodied simulations and neurodivergent temporalities in To the Moon. Configurations, 32(2), 111-128. doi: 10.1353/con.2024.a924125 Journal - Research Article

Ciccoricco, D. (2024). Networks. In A. Hammond (Ed.), Technology and literature. (pp. 344-357). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108560740.021 Chapter in Book - Research

Yeager, S. A., & Ciccoricco, D. (2023, March). Embodied simulations of neurodivergent temporalities in To the Moon. Verbal presentation at the 38th Annual International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN) Conference on Narrative, [Hybrid]. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ciccoricco, D., Standring-Bellugue, U., Greaves, C., & Cone, J. (2023, July). Historicizing / hypothesizing digital-literacy practice in Aotearoa. Panel discussion at the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) Conference: Overcoming divides: Electronic literature and social change, [Hybrid]. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Ciccoricco, D. (2023). Digital literary landmarks of Aotearoa New Zealand. Journal of New Zealand Studies, 36, 3-21. doi: 10.26686/jnzs.iNS36.8324 Journal - Research Article

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