THATCamp Digital Writing Now Open for Registration

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 6:00pm

Register now for THATCamp Digital Writing, held at Fordham University & John Jay College, May 2-3 in New York City

From tweeting to multimodal research papers to Prezi, writing these days means more than just black text on a white background. Through workshops and discussions, THATCamp Digital Writing aims to deepen and advance our notions of all facets of composition. Participants in THATCamp Digital Writing will explore how to effectively compose using different digital tools and platforms. We begin with a special lecture on Friday afternoon, May 2, 2014, at John Jay College, and continue all day Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus with workshops, discussions, and a Maker Challenge.

At THATCamp Digital Writing, join a dynamic cast of participants to

  • Learn more about innovative ways to digitize your work and publish it online
  • Share pedagogical methods that use digital media for writing and research assignments
  • Explore how to evaluate online writing and give feedback
  • Question how tools, technology, and methods for publishing work shape the way we write
  • Take workshops on Scalar, Juxta, Omeka and collaborative writing
  • Make connections with others
  • Establish new collaborations.

TCDW is being organized by Amanda Licastro, a PhD candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Elizabeth Cornell, PhD, IT Communications Specialist at Fordham University.

The Generous Sponsors

A special thank you to Dean Michael Latham, and his office, Fordham College at Rose Hill, as well as the Fordham Graduate Student Digital Humanities Group and Fordham University for hosting and providing significant funding for this event. We would also like to thank the Graduate Center and other CUNY organizations that devoted time, energy, and resources in support of THATcamp Digital Writing.

The members of the CUNY-wide Composition and Rhetoric group organized the Mina Shaughnessy event Friday night, and we would like to recognize the team at John Jay College for hosting the event's featured speakers, Dr. Matthew K. Gold (CUNY) and Dr. Jim Brown (University of Wisconsin-Madison).

We would also like to acknowledge our volunteers: Mikayla Zagoria-Moffet designed our bookmarks (printed by City Tech Open Lab) and screen cloths (printed by, and Kristen Mapes is organizing and facilitating the Maker Challenge sessions.


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