Week 8: Writing in Social Media

Monday, March 7

  • Micro literature presentations
  • Discuss image macro memes.
  • Discuss rage comics memes.
  • Discuss other kinds of memes.
  • Assignment:
    • Write 3 memes: one image macro, one rage comic, and one other kind.
    • Try to push the form beyond jokes.
    • Post memes on Twitter, using the following hashtags: #engl3238 #meme

Wednesday, March 9

Author: Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores is a Professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus and the Treasurer for the Electronic Literature Organization. He was the 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. His research areas are electronic literature, poetry, and preservation of first generation electronic objects. He is the lead writer, publisher, and editor of a scholarly blogging project titled I ♥ E-Poetry (http://iloveepoetry.com). For more information on his current work, visit http://leonardoflores.net.