This is my presentation for Computers & Writing (#cwcon) this year: “‘That Looks Like a Crazy Person Made It’: Embodying Madness through Multimodality.” *** The title of this presentation comes from the reaction that I received back in 2013 at CCCC in Las Vegas. I attended the “Evocative Objects” workshop, and it was the first…… Continue reading #cwcon16
It’s difficult not to think about social media all the time, but it’s been one of the few things on my mind for the past week with what’s happening at Mizzou and now the slew of global tragedies. *** Mizzou: The Power & Threat of Social Media On Monday, I was shocked (truly and pleasantly shocked)…… Continue reading Whose Lives Matter on Social Media?
So when we do listen to each other, it’s unbelievably important for us to really test our listening skills, to really use our bodies as a resonating chamber, to stop the judgment. —Evelyn Glennie, “How to Truly Listen” I was pumped to start off my reading list with Steph Ceraso’s College English piece, “(Re)Educating the Senses: Multimodal Listening,…… Continue reading Multimodal Listening
I got bogged down last week trying to get a webtext ready for submission, so this is a late contribution to my annotated bib series. I was so excited for this piece to come out in Kairos and find myself quoting it for one reason or another in almost everything I do. This is by…… Continue reading Multimodality in Motion: Disability & Kairotic Space
I had to follow up Deaf Subjects with “Articulating Betweenity” because it has been so crucial to my thinking since I read it in my last semester of coursework for a literacy class. If you want to check out the webtext, this is the link. *** Though only briefly mentioned in this article, I’m drawn to Brueggemann’s…… Continue reading Articulating Betweenity
To follow-up Goggin & Newell, the next installment of annotated bib posts is Disability and New Media. For a useful review, check out this piece by Laura Howard for Disability Studies Quarterly. *** This book offers a crucial cultural exploration of how disability (and disability studies) informs and is complicated by web 2.0 environments—a markedly different contribution than…… Continue reading Disability and New Media
Next up in the annotated bib installment: Digital Disability. *** Digital Disability is frequently cited as an initial and influential exploration of how disability shapes and is shaped by new media and communication technologies. Goggin and Newell take a social constructionist approach to disability and new media, positioning their book as an attempt “to cast…… Continue reading Digital Disability: The Social Construction of Disability in New Media