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MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition Winners plus HASTAC Scholars at MLA

A number of panels at this year?s MLA convention in San Francisco feature either winners of the MacArthur Foundation?s Digital Media and Learning Competition or HASTAC Scholars. Here are three recommended sessions. (If you are on the program and not included here, please add the information to the comments section below.) Come join us!

Sunday Dec 28, 8:30-9:45 am, Golden Gate 6, Hilton: ?Microblogging: Producing Discourse in 140 Characters or Less.?
The panel features Hastac Scholar John Jones, David Parry, and Matthew K. Gold. To help promote the session, panelist David Parry has created a page with the panel description and panel-related tweets as well as other information related to Twitter and MLA.

Sunday Dec 28, 7:15-8:30 pm, Golden Gate 5, Hilton: ?Digital Immigrants Teaching Digital Natives.?
This panel includes MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Competition winner Timothy Lenoir on ?Blessed Media: Living and Learning with Videoblogs and Game-Based Environments?

Monday Dec 29, 8:30-9:45 am, Golden Gate 5, Hilton: ?Humanities 2.0: Participatory Learning in an Age of Technology?
Zita Nunes chairs this panel that includes Cathy Davidson and MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition winners Howard Rheingold, Todd Presner, and Greg Niemeyer and Antero Garcia.



Here is a blog entry about the Humanities 2.0 panel, courtesy of my Google Alerts:

I'll be sure to post if I find additional entries.


Here's a very interesting blog entry about bringing the digital to MLA, with a bit about a related entry from Cathy's blog: