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Ink & Electricity Lecture Series

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October 30, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | The Great Hall -104

This annual lecture series brings top scholars in the fields of digital humanities, media studies, the history of the book, print culture, and children’s literature to Monmouth University every fall.

STRANGER THAN FICTION:
THE NOVEL IN WEB 2.0

A Talk by Dr. Priya Joshi
Professor of English
Temple University

Fan sites, new writing platforms, and new markets for the novel are now produced and curated by readers on Web 2.0 platforms. This talk reviews the story of “literature” in the age of digital production with particular attention to the future of literary theory.

This event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Ink and Electricity is sponsored by the Wayne D. McMurray-Helen Bennett Endowed Chair in the Humanities at Monmouth University, Dr. Kristin Bluemel, professor of English. She can be reached at kbluemel@monmouth.edu or 732-571-3622.

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