Wednesday, 26 October 2005, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Greenlaw 316

Part of the Technology in English Colloquium Hour, sponsored by the SITES Lab

Have you ever wanted to start a blog, but just never got around to it, or perhaps didn't know how? Come to this fast-paced, one hour workshop, consisting of panelists from the English department leading an interactive discussion. The Blogging in Academia workshop will focus on the use of blogs in English scholarhip and teaching at UNC, with an emphasis on blogging in the composition and literature classrooms, scholarship, and literary theory. Our panelists will explore the application of blogs as a teaching tool and consider the scholarly and theoretical implications of this new medium.

Participants:

Panelist Topic
Jordynn Jack, PhD Blogging Feminist Theory
Erin Branch, PhD Candidate Blogging in the Literature Classroom
Daniel Lupton, Teaching Fellow Blogging in the Professional Communities Unit of English 11
Katherine Shrieves, Teaching Fellow Exploring the Blogosphere in the Pop Culture Unit of English 11

Purpose of TECH:

To raise awareness of the uses of technology in scholarship and teaching as they currently exist in the English Department and to promote the integration of new media in an academic environment. For information on our upcoming colloquia, see our TECH information page.

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