Posts Tagged ‘ Brittain Fellows ’

TECHStyle 3.0: Goals for 2013-2014

Aug 14th, 2013 | By

The editors of TECHStyle welcome new and returning Brittain Fellows to a new semester! We want to share with you our goals and objectives for the continuing development of the site. New Britts will contribute regularly to TECHStyle through their participation in weekly Digital Pedagogy seminars (see a sample post here). All Britts are invited

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Britt Fellow Goes Bibliophile

Jun 21st, 2013 | By

It always seems self-contradictory to proffer sage career advice to fellow teachers and academics. I am not too far removed from the realm of the Brittain Fellows, having been one from 2007-2008. Like you, I walked among the hallowed halls of Skiles and watched the ever-fluctuating stream of students, many convinced they were born to

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A New Podcast, Featuring Colonel Hall!

May 23rd, 2013 | By
Colonel Stephen C. Hall making remarks at the Ribbon-Cutting Celebration for the Stephen C. Hall Building (on the terrace).  R.E. Burnett. © 2013. Used with permission.

  We are pleased to present the second podcast in TechStyle’s podcast series! Our second episode features Colonel Stephen C. Hall, USAF Retired, 1967 Graduate of Georgia Tech, and the namesake of our new home, the Stephen C. Hall Writing and Communication Building, on the Georgia Tech campus.  The podcast was recorded the day before

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Anticipating THATCamp

Feb 11th, 2013 | By
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

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Ellis Presents Paper at 1st Int’l Philip K. Dick Conference

Nov 27th, 2012 | By

First-year Brittain Fellow Jason W. Ellis delivered his paper, “Philip K. Dick as Pioneer of the Brain Revolution,” at the first international Philip K. Dick conference held at the Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany on 15-18 November 2012. The conference brought together scholars from Australia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the United Kingdom, and the United

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“Tech Gets Medieval” and Other Ways We Teach the Past

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By
Tech Gets Medieval graphic

For many instructors, teaching about the past can be problematic, especially to Georgia Tech students who may have little interest in any time period that predates their existence, or who may have the interest, but don’t see how such topics can aid them in their pursuit of a STEM degree. While this article focuses on

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Harkey edits new edition of poems

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

John Harkey, a second-year Brittain Fellow in Georgia Tech’s Writing and Communication Program, recently served as editor for a facsimile edition of Lorine Niedecker’s handmade book of poems from 1964, Homemade Poems. The edition has just been published through The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Center for the Humanities, as part of Lost and

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Dean-Ruzicka on combating hate through YA literature

Oct 4th, 2012 | By

Brittian Fellow in the Writing and Communication Program, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, gave an invited talk at a special symposium held at American University – Washington College of Law on September 27th. The symposium was held in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Journal of Hate Studies and was organized around the theme of “Hate and

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Early Modernism and Multimedia

Sep 17th, 2012 | By

Brittain Fellow Diane Jakacki’s book chapter, “The Roman de la rose in Text and Image: A Multimedia Research and Teaching Tool” (co-authored with Christine McWebb) has just been published in Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture (Brent Nelson and Melissa Terras, eds. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2012). This chapter presents the early development stages of

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Kashtan Publishes Article on Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

Sep 14th, 2012 | By
Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

Second-year Brittain Fellow Aaron Kashtan’s article “My mother was a typewriter: Fun Home and the importance of materiality in comics studies” is now available as an online preprint from the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics and should be available in print form in 2014. Based on a close reading of Alison Bechdel’s acclaimed graphic

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