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Adam James Bradley

University of Waterloo
English Language and Literature / Systems Design Engineering

adam.bradley@uwaterloo.ca


Current Positions


Research Scientist, Vialab
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Department of Computer Science
Current Project: Social Sciences and Humanities Cyber-Infrastructure

Partner and Lead Game Designer
Stitch Media Games Divison


Previous Positions


PostDoctoral Fellow, Games Institute
University of Waterloo
Current Project: The Rhetoric of Game Design

PostDoctoral Fellow, InnoVis Lab
University of Calgary, Department of Computer Science
Current Project: Visualizing Ambiguity in Literary Text Networks


 Education


Ph.D. in English Language and Literature and Systems Design Engineering,
University of Waterloo, 2016
English: Modernism and Rhetoric
Engineering: Language as an Interactive System

M.A. English, Experimental Digital Media, University Of Waterloo, 2010
Data Visualization and the Avant-Garde Aesthetic

B.A. English and Comparative Literature. McMaster University 2003


Publications


Contract for a Digital Humanities Monograph, Title TBD
Adam J. Bradley.
Routledge: London, UK. (Tentative Release December 2020)

Consilium Maps: Visual Analytics for Institutional Collaboration and Funding, 2020
IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
Adam James Bradley, ZacharyHills, Christopher Collins
Currently in submission

Citation Galaxies: Visualization for Automating Bibliometric Data Set Generation, 2020
IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST)
Adam James Bradley, ViktorSawal, ChristopherCollins
Currently in submission

Treating Literature as Data, 2020
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities
Adam James Bradley and Mennatallah El-Assady
Currently in submission

Visual Explanations to Guide Data-Driven Student Advising, 2020
ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems
RileyWegeant, Adam J.Bradley, Christopher Collins
Currently in submission

Textension: Digitally Augmenting Document Spaces in Analog Texts, 2018
Adam James Bradley, Jay Sawal, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Christopher Collins.
Digital Humanities Quarterly: Volume 13, Number 3, 2019.

Design by Immersion: A New Approach to Problem-Driven Visualizations, 2019
Kyle Wm. Hall, Adam J. Bradley, Uta Hinrichs, Samuel Huron, Jo Wood,
Christopher Collins, and Sheelagh Carpendale. IEEE InfoViz
(accepted but not yet published)

Visualization and the Digital Humanities: Moving towards Stronger Collaborations, 2018
Adam James Bradley et. al. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, Volume 38, Issue 6, Nov./Dec. 2018.

Machines and Humans, Schemes and Tropes, 2018
Adam James Bradley and Michael Ullyott.
Early Modern Literary Studies: Volume 20, Number 2, 2018

Past Texts, Present Tools, and Future Critics: Toward a Rhetorical Schematics, 2018
Adam James Bradley and Michael Ullyott in Shakespeare’s Language in Digital Media: Old Words, New Tools (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities), Abingdon: Routledge.

Metatation: Annotation as Implicit Interaction to Bridge Close and Distant Reading, 2017
Hrim Mehta, Adam James Bradley, Mark Hancock, and Christopher Collins.
in (TOCHI) ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction,
Volume 24 Issue 5, Article No. 35

Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, 2017
Adam James Bradley
Entries on Alan Matheson Turing and Relativity.

In the End was the Word: a Computational Approach to T.S. Eliot’s Diction, 2017
Adam James Bradley
in Reading Modernism with Machines, Palgrave Macmillan.

Language DNA: Visualizing a Language Decomposition, 2016
Adam James Bradley, Travis Kirton, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Mark Hancock
Digital Humanities Quarterly 2016.10.4.

Gendered or Neutral? Considering the Language of HCI, 2015
Adam James Bradley, Cayley MacArthur, Mark Hancock, and Sheelagh Carpendale
Proceedings of the 41st Graphics Interface Conference
pp. 163-170


Sessional Positions, University of Waterloo


Sessional Instructor,  2011 to present
Course Design, preparation and presentation of lectures, supervision of group work,
grading projects and papers, preparing and grading the final exam for the course.

DEI 615, New Perspectives: Media History and Analysis, Winter 2017
English 219, Issues in Language, Writing, and Rhetoric,  Fall 2015
English 460B, British and Irish Modernism, Winter 2015
English 201, The Short Story,  Spring 2014
English 119, Communications in Math and Computer Science, Fall 2013 and Spring 2012


 Teaching Assistantships, University of Waterloo


English 200A & British Literature 1, Fall 2012
English 119 & Communications in Math and Computer Science, Fall 2011
English 210F & Genres of Business Communication, Spring 2011
English 109 & Introduction to Academic Writing, winter 2010


Awards and Honors


Ubisoft Indie Series presented by National Bank Finalist, Terrorarium Games Project, 2020

Indiecade – E3 Jury selection, Terrorarium Games Project, 2019
Steam Greenlight – Rival Books of Aster Digital Game Project, 2016

University of Waterloo Arts Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2015

Fullbright Student Exchange Scholarship (short listed), 2014

University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship Value: CND$40,000,  2014,-13,-12,-11

SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship Value: CND$115,000,  2012

OGS Ontario Graduate Scholarship Value: CND$15,000 (declined), 2012

Faculty of Arts Graduate Experience Award Value: CND$2,000, 2012

OGS Ontario Graduate Scholarship Value: CND$15,000, 2011

Research In Motion Graduate Scholarship in English Value CND$5,000, 2010


Grants


Canada Media Fund, Marketing Fund / Value: CND$200,000, 2019
Terrorarium commercial game project-with Stitch Media, Toronto

Canada Media Fund Value: CND$680,000, 2018
Terrorarium commercial game project – with Stitch Media, Toronto

Ontario Media Development Corporation Value: CND$100,000, 2016
Tiny Apocalypse commercial game project – with Stitch Media, Toronto

Canada Media Fund Value CND$150,000, 2014
Rival Books of Aster commercial game project – with Stitch Media, Toronto

Ontario Media Development Corporation Value: CND$150,000, 2014
Rival Books of Aster commercial game project – with Stitch Media, Toronto

NSERC SurfNet Special Projects Grant Value: CND$25,000 2012
Remixing Visualized Data Project


Professional Activities


Member, Multidisciplinary Assessment Committee, 2020
The Canada Foundation for Innovation

Organizing Committee, Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities, 2020
IEEE VIS,Salt Lake City, UT

Program Committee, From Sketching to Coding: Teaching Visualization as a Thinking Process, 2020
Digital Humanities Conference,Ottawa,ON

Program Committee, Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities
IEEE VIS 2018

Paprs Committee, Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities
IEEE VIS 2017

Papers Committee, Workshop on Visualization for the Digital Humanities
IEEE VIS 2016

Certificate of University Teaching, 2013
Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

Co-organizer Graduate student Colloquium, 2012
De/Centering the Human Subject, Keynote: Cary Wolfe

Fundamentals of University Teaching Certificate, 2012
Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo

Member at Large, SAGE, 2013,-12,-11,-10
Student Association for Graduates in English, University of Waterloo


Conference Presentations


Augmented Criticism and Rhetorical Figures, 2015
Adam James Bradley and Michael Ullyott
Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies (CSRS) conference

Digital Humanities as Literary Criticism, 2015
Adam James Bradley and Michael Ullyott
MLA annual conference, Vancouver

Violence and the Digital Humanities Text as Pharmakon, 2012
Adam James Bradley
Digital Humanities, Hamburg, Germany

Games as Evolutionary Simulacrum, 2011
Adam James Bradley
SLSA Conference, Waterloo, Canada

Warrior Poets: On a Type of New Simulation, 2011
Adam James Bradley
Literature, Rhetoric, and Values, Waterloo, Canada


Workshop Presentations


Eye Tracking for Target Acquisition in Sparse Visualizations, 2020
Eye Tracking for Visualization Workshop, ACMETRA, Warsaw, Poland
Feiyang Wang, Adam J.Bradley, Christopher Collins

Approaching Humanities Questions Using Slow Visual Search Interfaces, 2019
Adam J.Bradley, Victor Sawal, Christopher Collins
Vis4DH Workshop, IEEE VIS, Vancouver, BC

Contextual Assistance in Response to Frustration in Visual Analytics, 2019
Prateek Panwar, Adam J.Bradley, Christopher Collins
Machine Learning from User Interaction for Vis and Analytics, IEEE VIS

Providing Contextual Assistance in Response to Frustration in Visual Analytics: IEEE VIZ, Berlin Germany, 2018
Prateek Panwar, Adam James Bradley, Christopher Collins

Textension: Digitally Augmenting Analog Texts Using Mobile Devices: CHI Workshop on Mobile Visualization, CHI, Montreal Quebec, 2018
Adam James Bradley, Jay Sawal, Sheelagh Carpendale, Christopher Collins

Risk the Drift! Stretching Disciplinary Boundaries through Critical Collaborations between the Humanities and Visualization: Vis4DH Workshop, IEEE VIZ, Phoenix Arizona, 2017
Uta Hinrichs, Mennatallah El-Assady, Adam Bradley, Stefania Forlini, and Christopher Collins

Digital Humanities and Information Visualization: InfoVis, Baltimore Maryland, 2016
Adam Bradley, Hrim Mehta, Christopher Collins, Mark Hancock
Humanistic approaches to data

Ceci N’est Pas Une Tweet: ICT Art Connect, Brussels Belgium, 2013
Beth Coleman, Howard Goldkran, Adam Bradley, Anne Galang
Digital project that tracked tweets in Brussels, Belgium in real-time and sent back pictures of the places the original tweet was sent to the user. Presented to the European Union Parliament.


Posters


Incorporating Play into InfoViz design, 2011
Graphics, Animation and Design (Grand) Conference, Vancouver, Canada


Research Experience


Research Assistantship Oxford English Dictionary Poetics Project, 2015
St. Jerome’s University, Dr. David-Antoine Williams

Mitacs Internship Value: CND$20,000, 2015
Stitch Media: Rival Books of Aster Commercial Game Project

Research Assistantship GRAND Network HQP, 2013,-12,-11,-10
Graphics, Animation, and Design, University of Waterloo, Dr. Mark Hancock

Research Assistantship OED Allusions Project, 2012
St. Jerome’s University, Dr. David-Antoine Williams

Research Assistantship Salvation Suit Project, 2011
Virtual Reality Piers Plowman, University of Waterloo, Dr. Sarah Tolmie


Professional Affiliations


MSA, Modernist Studies Association
ACM, Association For Computing Machinery
ALLC, Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing
ACH, Association for Computers and the Humanities
SDH-SEMI, Society for Digital Humanities


Art Installations


Ceci N’est Pas Une Tweet, Digital Media Showcase, Nov. 10, 2013
Musee De Beaux Arts, Brussels, Begium

Motion Poetry, Mar. 7, 2012
Critical Media Lab Showcase, Research Machines Workshop, Waterloo ON

Digital Cabinets of Curiosity, Apr. 7, 2011
Artery Gallery, Kitchener, ON. Placed in the permanent collection of THE MUSEUM, Kitchener, ON