Hugh Charles O’Connell is an assistant professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His current research examines the relationship between speculative fiction and speculative finance. He is the co-editor with David M. Higgins of Speculative Finance/Speculative Fiction, a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review 19.1. Recent essays on British and postcolonial science fiction have appeared in Utopian Studies, The Cambridge History of Science Fiction, Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, Modern Fiction Studies, and Paradoxa.
The Impossible Future of the Futures Market
A special issue of “New Centennial Review” tackles the metastases of finance capitalism....