Writing in the Digital Age

...is simply a continuation of paper literature. Nothing that we have learned about storytelling has changed, as Naomi Alderman says in her Guardian article, everything that scholars have been researching and theorizing since stories became a 'thing' still applies. With that clarified, we can not dismiss new forms of literature for the simple reason that … Continue reading Writing in the Digital Age

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post x: the act of writing, digitally

Writing in the digital age continues to perplex and astound me. On the first day of this class, I introduced myself by saying that I had already "drank the DH kool-aid". I had taken an Intro to DH course in my undergrad, and had already executed a substantial DH project (the video documentation can be … Continue reading post x: the act of writing, digitally

commonplace books & the messy composition of self online

After reading Jose van Djick's very excellent breakdown of paper diaries and blogging, it strikes me that almost all of us participate in a kind of public blogging these days (buckle in for a bit of a stretch). What are Facebook, Twiter, Instagram, and Tumblr if not a kind of commonplace book? Capturing beloved articles, … Continue reading commonplace books & the messy composition of self online