English in the Digital Age: Developments in Language, Literacy, and Literature

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English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
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bentzmin@bloomu.edu

The 2011 English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities Conference will be held October 7th and 8th, 2001 at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Generally, while each year's meeting has a specific focus, the EAPSU conference offers a venue for most areas of English studies.

The conference's theme in 2011 is English in the Digital Age: Developments in Language, Literacy, and Literature. Possible paper topics include:

Text encoding and text analysis
Archival research in a digital age
Metadata standards
Teaching Language/Linguistics in a digital age
Lexicography and corpus methods in a digital age
Social media and language
Defining the role of English studies in a digital age
Composition pedagogy in a digital age
Resisting digital technology
Multimodal composition projects
Collaborative digital projects
Web composition/web critique
The writing/reading/tutoring center in a digital age
Literacy and social media
Social equity in a digital age
Representations of technology/"the digital" in literature
Using technology to teach literature
Digitalization of print literature
Networked literature
Hypertext as a genre of digital literature
Literary criticism in a digital age
Digital literature and creative writing

PAPERS THAT DO NOT EXPLICITLY CONNECT WITH TECHNOLOGY OR THE DIGITAL AGE ARE ALSO WELCOME!

Send 250-300 word abstract to Dr. Tina Entzminger [ bentzmin@bloomu.edu ] via email by April 15, 2011.

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general_announcements
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
rhetoric_and_composition