Symposium: The Future of Literature in an Age of Digital Media

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    • Wednesday October 19, 2011
      4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: TSRB auditorium (Technology Square Research Building, 85 Fifth Street NW, Atlanta 30308) Georgia Institute of Technology
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Matthew McIntyre
404-385-7551

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Full Summary: Michael Joyce, author and professor at Vassar College, Steve Tomasula, author and professor at University of Notre Dame, and Jay David Bolter, Ian Bogost, and Maria Engberg from Digital Media/LCC will speak about how the literary arts respond and relate to an age of digital media culture.

What is the function of literature in a digital culture?  How does our immersion in digital practices affect our reading and appreciation of literary texts?  Has literature changed in response to a new digital aesthetic?

Everyone is invited to attend the "Future of Literature in an Age of Digital Media," a symposium organized by Jay David Bolter and Maria Engberg, sponsored by the Wesley Center for New Media, the Graduate Program in Digital Media, and the School of Literature, Communication,  and Culture in Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. 

Come, listen, debate, challenge, and be inspired by the speakers and the discussions.

Wednesday, October 19

4pm-7pm

TSRB Auditiorium (Technology Square Research Building, 85, Fifth Street, NW, Atlanta 30308)

Speakers:

Michael Joyce, author and professor at Vassar College, Steve Tomasula, author and professor at University of Notre Dame, and Jay David Bolter, Ian Bogost, and Maria Engberg from Digital Media/LCC will speak about how the literary arts respond and relate to an age of digital media culture.

Refreshments will be served!

All are welcome!

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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Keywords
Digital Media, LCC, The Future of Literature in an Age of Digital Media
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  • Created On: Oct 19, 2011 - 5:41am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 9:56pm