Teaching Critical Memes

Materials for my “Teaching Critical Memes” presentation: Curricular Unit Limor Shifman, “Memes in a Digital World: Reconciling with a Conceptual Troublemaker“ See also her MIT Press book, Memes in Digital Culture. Wasteland Memes on Twitter Activity: Read Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130 (below) Go to Meme Generator Create a meme that uses language, ideas, images from the […]

NEH Summer Stipend Proposal

I just submitted a proposal titled “Bridging the Gap: Close Reading Digital Poetry” for the NEH Summer Stipends grant program. Here’s the abstract: This proposal seeks to introduce electronic literature into mainstream academia by writing two articles for publication in conventional, high-impact literary journals. Each article will perform a close reading of an electronic poem […]