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DLAC New Member Introductions: Edward King

The DLAC Network has recently undergone an expansion. This post is part of a series in which new DLAC members introduce themselves and their research interests in digital culture. This time it is Edward King, Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies  at the University of Bristol. A strong interest in Latin American digital cultures has … Continue reading

DLAC members participate in event on ‘Mapping Multilingualism and Digital Culture’

On 22 June 2017, Claire, Thea and Tori participated in a workshop on ‘Mapping Multilingualism and Digital Culture‘ at Kings College London, organised by Language Acts, one of the AHRC Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) projects. In the morning, Claire gave a keynote talk on ‘Digital Culture and Re-thinking Modern Languages’, and Tori participated in a … Continue reading

New Article on Literary Heritage & Digital Genres

An article by Claire has recently been published in the journal Comparative Critical Studies. The article appears in a special issue of the journal, guest-edited by Emanuela Patti. The special issue focuses on narrative experimentation across languages, and includes phenomenon such as avant-garde and postmodern experiments with novelistic form, graphic novels, hypertext fiction, game literature, … Continue reading

Book Chapter on Mestiza/o Cyborgs in Cambridge Companion to Latina/o Literature

Thea Pitman has published a chapter entitled ‘Mestizaje and Cyborgism on Either Side of the Line’ in the Cambridge Companion to Latina/a Literature (CUP 2016), edited by John Morán González. The chapter looks at the body politics of the proliferation of mestiza/o cyborgs in Latino cultural production from the early 1990s to the early 2000s, … Continue reading

DLAC colleague on ESRC Grant

The DLAC network is pleased to announce that Claire Taylor is part of a team that has been awarded a grant from the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) to undertake a scoping review on “Ways of Being in a Digital Age”. Led by Professor Simeon Yates of the Institute of Cultural Capital, the scoping … Continue reading

DLAC network panel at SLAS 2016

Members of the DLAC network have put together a panel which will be presenting at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Society for Latin American Studies 2016. Entitled ‘Latin American Digital Culture : Repositioning the Field’, the panel brings the perspectives of scholars and practitioners working within the realm of digital culture in a Latin American context. The … Continue reading

Report on panel on Brazilian ‘Digital Visibilities’

On Friday 25 September, Tori and Thea took part in a panel on ‘Digital Visibilities’ at the ‘Remapping Brazilian Cultural Studies’ conference, held at Senate House in London. The conference was organised by Tori in collaboration with Sara Brandellero (Leiden) and Stephanie Dennison (Leeds), with support from the Institute of Latin American Studies. The purpose … Continue reading

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