This week we delved a little deeper into e-lit with Christine Wilks’ piece “Underbelly“. I must admit that this is the first piece of e-lit I have ever seen that I wanted to spend hours playing with. It is a … Continue reading
This is a video (filmed by the lovely Carrie Padian) documenting the very first English Literature and New Media cohort at Marylhurst University. I am blown away by how it turned out, and I feel so blessed to be learning with this amazing group of people!
Appearing on video (however briefly) is my Achilles heel. I freeze up and get flustered and lose whatever eloquence I possess in real life. As an experiment, I decided that I was going to finally bite the bullet and make a little spoof unboxing video for House of Leaves of Grass. It seemed like the right approach because there is no way to describe the work using words. There are too many twists and turns, just like the book House of Leaves. As an added bonus, I got to play around with iMovie a little more. Practice makes perfect, right?
This is the first time I have ever attempted to make a comic, and though I am fairly inept at drawing, I really didn’t want to use someone else’s artwork to represent my words. I used original photos, my own … Continue reading
In Julia Watson’s paper “Autographic Disclosures and Geneologies of Desire in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home” she introduces the idea that this graphic novel is an ironic self-reflection that plays with print text and visual styles. She also focuses quite a … Continue reading
It is 2013 and the internet has become a necessity for most. It is a communication tool, a learning tool, a tool for entertainment. Most importantly though it is a tool that humanists the world over can use to gain … Continue reading