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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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.