Carrie Noland is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Poetry at Stake: Lyric Aesthetics and the Challenge of Technology (Princeton, 1999); Agency and Embodiment (Harvard, 2009); Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print (Columbia, 2015); and Merce Cunningham: After the Arbitrary (Chicago, 2020). She has co-edited with Sally Ann Ness Migrations of Gesture (Minnesota, 2008); Diasporic Avant-Gardes (Palgrave, 2009) with Barrett Watten; and Jackson Mac Low: Between Writing and Performance (Slought Foundation, 2023) with Tyrus Miller. Noland studies the interplay between technology and artistic creation from a variety of angles, moving from performance poetry to dance, from subjectivation to racialization. She is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the American Philosophical Society, the Camargo Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Clark/Oakley Humanities Center, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.