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Transcriptions: Literary History and the Culture of Information   Suggest a Link
Homepage (NEH-sponsored curricular development and research project designed to integrate literary and technological studies; includes courses, colloquia, topics pages, and resources that interweave two sets of themes: the current social and cultural contexts that
Selected Courses Relevant to the Technology of Writing:  
Alan Liu (U. California, Santa Barbara), The Culture of Information (lecture course that "brings writings about information society together with works of new literature and art to study the following aspects of information: information as media, communication, and 'new media'; information as work and power; and information as identity")
Carol Pasternack (U. California, Santa Barbara), From Scroll to Screen (explores "the differences in telling a tale orally, in writing, in print, and on the computer screen")
Chris Schedler (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Weaving Webs: Native American Literature, Oral Tradition, and Internet" (course that studies the relation between the rhetorical and narrative strategies of Native American writers and oral traditions; also examines and tests "notions of the Internet as a new form of orality and tribalism against Native American understa

VoS is woven by Alan Liu and a development team
in the U.California, Santa Barbara, English Department.
Contact: ayliu@english.ucsb.edu — To suggest links for inclusion in VoS, please use the "Suggest a Link" button on the relevant category page. To offer feedback on the site, please use the feedback form.
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