Anastasia Salter

Anastasia Salter

Biography

Anastasia Salter is an Associate Professor of Games and Interactive Media at the University of Central Florida. Her books include Toxic Geek Masculinity in Media (with Bridget Blodgett, Palgrave Macmillan 2017); Jane Jensen: Gabriel Knight, Adventure Games, Hidden Objects (Bloomsbury, 2017); What is Your Quest? From Adventure Games to Interactive Books (University of Iowa Press, 2014); and Flash: Building the Interactive Web (with John Murray, MIT Press, 2014). She was part of the editorial team for the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 3. She is on the Board of Directors of the Electronic Literature Organization and former co-chair of the Modern Language Association Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession. Her current work on digital culture focuses on platforms for marginalized voices.

Research Interests

  • digital narrative
  • electronic literature
  • game studies
  • social media
  • digital humanities
  • gender & marginalized voices in technology

Selected Publications

Books

  • Salter, A., & Blodgett, B. (2017). Toxic Geek Masculinity in Media: Sexism, Trolling, and Identity Policing. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Salter, A. (2017). Jane Jensen: Gabriel Knight, Adventure Games, Hidden Objects. Bloomsbury Academic Press.

  • Salter, A. (November 2014). What is Your Quest? From Adventure Games to Interactive Books. University of Iowa Press. 

  • Salter, A. and Murray, J. (September 2014). Flash: Building the Interactive Web. Platform Studies Series, MIT Press.

Edited Collections

  • Boluk, S.; Flores, L.; Garbe, J.; Salter, A. (2016). The Electronic Literature Collection Volume 3. The Electronic Literature Organization. (Collection features over 100 works of electronic literature from around the world, editors listed alphabetically.)

Articles/Essays

Book Sections/Chapters

  • Forthcoming Blodgett, B.; Salter, A. (2019). “What Was Missing: Children’s Queerbaiting and Homoromantic Exclusion in Adventure Time and Steven Universe.” Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fandom Fans Through Homoerotic Possibilities. Edited by Joseph Brennan. The University of Iowa Press.
  • Forthcoming Salter, A. (2019). “Collaborative Voices: Kate Pullinger’s Digital Authorial Voice.” The Digital Imaginary. Edited by Roderick Coover. Bloomsbury Press.
  • Salter, A. (2019). “Dead Girl with the Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo: Supernatural and the Disposable Other.” Death in Supernatural: Critical Essays. Edited by Amanda Taylor and Susan Nylander. McFarland Press. (Peer reviewed)
  • Salter, A. (2019). “King’s Quest: Narrative” Invited chapter for How to Play Video Games. Edited by Matt Payne and Nina Huntemann, under contract with New York University Press. Page 29-35.
  • Forthcoming Salter, A. and Blodgett B. (2019). “Playing the Humanities: Feminist Game Studies and Public Discourse.” Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities. Edited by Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont. University of Minnesota Press. 
  • Blodgett, B. and Salter, A. (2018). “The Doctors Who Waited: The Lonely Woman Scientist Trope in Geek TV.” Women in STEM on Television. Edited by Ashley Carlson. McFarland Press.
  • Salter, A. (2018). “Building Interactive Stories.” In The Routledge Companion to Media Studies and Digital Humanities. Edited by Jentery Sayers. Routledge Press. 
  • Salter, A. (2016). “Comics and Art.” In The Routledge Companion to Comics. Edited by Frank Bramlett, Roy Cook, and Aaron Meskin. Routledge Press, June.
  • Salter, A. (2016). “Educational Games.” In Debugging Game History: A Critical Lexicon.  Edited by Raiford Guins and Henry Lowood. MIT Press.
  • Salter, A. (2014). “Writing Under Constraint” and “Mobile Entertainment.” In The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Humanities. Co-editors: Lori Emerson, Marie-Laure Ryan, Benjamin Robertson. Johns Hopkins University Press.

  • Salter, A. (2013). “Hacking the Dissertation.” In Hacking the Academy, edited by D. Cohen and T. Scheinfeldt. University of Michigan Press.

  • Salter, A. (2011). “Closed Minds: Tamora Pierce’s Teenagers and the Problem of Desire.” Supernatural Youth. Ed. J. Battis. Lexington Press.

Creative Publications

Conference Papers/Presentations

Awards

UCF Luminary Award, 2017

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
18529 DIG6551 Applied Interactive Story Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Th 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
91691 DIG2500 Fund Interactive Design World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
No Description Available
90352 ENG6800 Intro to Texts & Technology Face to Face Instruction (P) M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
91857 ENG6826 Professionalization in T&T World Wide Web (W) Unavailable
No Description Available

No courses found for Summer 2019.

No courses found for Spring 2019.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
92560 DIG3146 Social Platforms Face to Face Instruction (P) M 01:30 PM - 04:20 PM Unavailable
No Description Available
81366 DIG5487 Principles of Visual Language Face to Face Instruction (P) M 06:00 PM - 08:50 PM Unavailable
No Description Available

Updated: Oct 22, 2019