The University of North Carolina Scholarly Communications Working Group

October 2012 Topic

September 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Title: Screen Rhetoric, Performance, and Alt-Scholarship
Speaker: Dan Anderson, Professor and Associate Chair, English and Comparative Literature (UNC); Director, Studio for Instructional Technology and English Studies
Where: Davis Library, Rm 214
When: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, noon

Sparked by transformative digital changes, many scholars find themselves faced with exciting new opportunities for the production and distribution of knowledge. However, much of the scholarship circulating in these new environments appears in pdf-based articles, Web-based essays, or long-form blog postings, revealing a stubborn, discursive bent. How can we account for this tendency in our emerging forms of communication? And what might scholarship look like with an emphasis on the screen as composing and performing space?