About Texts and Technology

The Ph.D. in Texts and Technology program is part of a growing interdisciplinary field combining scholarly study, creative production, and assessment of digital media texts. The curriculum emphasizes theory and practice in new media supplemented by historical grounding in pre-digital media studies. This innovative program prepares students for research, teaching, and program development.  Areas of research and production include digital archiving and editing, asset management, predictive modeling, information architecture, visualization, web design, distributed education, and game design.  Graduates from the Texts and Technology program have gone on to such positions as: Assistant Professor of English, Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Director of Course Design and Production, Dean of Distance Learning, and Managing Editor.

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Assistant Professor in Ethics and Digital Culture

Highlights

October 2014

Barry Mauer's new publication - “Deadly Delusions: Madness and the Cult of the Right.” Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture. October 15, 2014. http://www.itineration.org/dd2. 28 pages.

July 2014

Read the latest T&T newsletter here, including information on dissertation award recipients, incoming students, and important dates to note.

April 2014

The Texts & Technology program, the UCF Center for Humanities and Digital Research, and the UCF College of Graduate Studies announced a new award program available to students at the dissertation phase of their research in the T&T program. [Read More]

March 2014

Stephanie VieStephanie Vie examines "slacktivism" in an upcoming online journal article. According to Vie, the Human Rights Campaign Marriage Equality logo is an important example of how seemingly insignificant moves such as adopting a logo and displaying it online can serve to combat microaggressions, or the damaging results of everyday bias and discrimination against marginalized groups. [Read More]

August 2013

The Texts and Technology program has a new and updated Facebook page. Click here to “like” us on Facebook.

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Events

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Creative Speaker Series: "Digital Horror"

Friday, October 24, 2014; 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Mark Pollitt: "Digital Forensics"

Thursday, November 6, 2014; 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Previous Event

T&T Research Colloquium with Dr. Sonia Stephens

Wednesday, October 22, 2014; 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Recent Faculty Publications

Barry Mauer

“Deadly Delusions: Madness and the Cult of the Right.” Itineration: Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Rhetoric, Media, and Culture. October 15, 2014. http://www.itineration.org/dd2. 28 pages.

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T&T Student Picnic Photos

Texts and Technology students and faculty enjoy each other's company at the Welcome Back Fall Picnic at Jay Blanchard Park in August. The picnic provides an informal opportunity for students and faculty to get to know one another in a relaxed environment.

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