DevLab 2014-2015

This year, the DevLab committee continues its central mission of providing Brittain Fellows with support for innovative digital pedagogy. In this post, we’ll remind you of some basic information about the DevLab space, tell you about some upcoming events, and invite your questions, comments and suggestions for the year ahead. DevLab Spaces New Brittain Fellows were introduced to the DevLab space during orientation, and fellows are free to use the space any time it’s not scheduled for … Continue reading

Reframing Multilingualism in the Classroom: A Poetic Celebration of Diversity


The World Englishes Committee invites you to a poetic celebration of diversity at Georgia Tech. Sponsored by Georgia Tech’s Writing and Communication Program, the event will feature international Georgia Tech students reading poetry from their home countries, both in the original language and in English, and conclude with a question and answer panel discussion of innovative teaching methods that incorporate the diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds of Georgia Tech students.  Please consider joining us for an event … Continue reading

Grace Bauer: Nowhere All At Once (And Everything Else)


You are invited to hear poet, scholar, and teacher Grace Bauer read from and discuss her newest collection, Nowhere All At Once. Grace Bauer, recipient of Academy of American Poets Prize and the Idaho Poetry Prize, was a 2009 nominee for the National Poets’ Prize. Ms. Bauer’s newest collections of poems include Nowhere All At Once (Stephen F. Austin University Press, 2014) and Café Culture (Imaginary Friend Press, 2013). Her work has been published in a wide variety of journals, and she … Continue reading

STUDENT VIEW opens Wednesday, 2/26*

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Each year, more than 6,000 Georgia Tech undergraduates enroll in courses offered by the Writing and Communication Program (WCP), whose home is in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication. These multimodal courses are designed and taught by Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellows. To showcase students’ artistic work created in these classes, the WCP partners with the Office of the Arts to present Student View, an annual juried exhibition. The artwork in Student View epitomizes the provocative synergy … Continue reading

“The Language of Tech Comm: Teaching Technical Communication From a Humanities Perspective.”

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On Tuesday, February 18, from 11-12 PM in Hall 102, the Communication Colloquium presents “The Language of Tech Comm: Teaching Technical Communication From a Humanities Perspective.” LMC 3403: Technical Communication is a course that places an emphasis on workplace communication and that helps third- and fourth-year undergraduates learn strategies necessary for creating technical artifacts. In addition, the course helps students learn strategies for communicating with diverse audiences in technical and scientific fields. Although many of the instructors … Continue reading

DevLab 2013-14

Fellow Britts: Welcome back to DevLab. This post, made on behalf of the DevLab Committee, has four purposes: to invite you to attend an Open House event next week; to provide some basic information about the DevLab space; to tell you about some of our hardware and software resources; and to invite your questions, comments, and suggestions as we strategize for the year ahead. Open House Events Even if you don’t read all of the … Continue reading

Propose a THATCamp Session!

Plans for THATCamp Southeast, to be held March 9th & 10th, are moving right along.  The organizers (myself included!) are very happy to announce two things: It’s time to Propose a Session!  Please check this link and think about what YOU want to use THATCamp to accomplish.  Then propose something related to it! We are still accepting New Registrants!  We are now accepting applications until March 1st.  If you thought it was too late, it’s … Continue reading

Student View Previewed at Woodruff Arts Center’s Georgia Tech Night

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On February 7, student artwork created in the Institute’s first-year writing and communication courses (English 1101/1102) and other communication-related LMC courses was featured at Georgia Tech Night at the Woodruff Arts Center.  This exhibition, organized by the Writing and Communication Program’s Arts Initiatives Committee, previewed select digital artifacts from this year’s second annual Student View exhibit, which will run in March and April at the Ferst Center Galleries. The Student View preview was featured in … Continue reading

Anticipating THATCamp

Register » THATCamp Southeast 2013

I’ve been a member of the digital humanities community here at Georgia Tech for the past year and a half (+!) and yet here I am, THATCamp-less.  It’s a shame.  I’m ashamed!  THATCamp is one of the hallmarks of what we at the Brittain Fellowship try to do on a regular basis: to get smart people together, learn about the intersections of technology and humanities research, share ideas, and learn how to better communicate them.  … Continue reading