The world’s humanists might just be the new MVPs in the struggle for the future of critical thinking.
Lauren M. E. Goodlad
Lauren M. E. Goodlad is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Rutgers, the chair of Critical AI @ Rutgers, and the editor of Critical AI (a new journal from Duke University Press coming out in 2023). Her recent work includes a co-edited December 2020 special issue of MLQ, What Is and Isn’t Changing: Critique after Postcritique and several articles and presentations from her current book project, Genres that Matter: The Ontological Work of Nineteenth-Century Fiction (several chapters of which concern the Victorian-era origins of “AI”). Her published work in Victorian studies includes The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience (2015).