T&T Student Jessica Campbell Presents at Symposium on Communicating Complex Information

March 06, 2019  T&T student Jessica Campbell presented her paper “Contextual User-centered Design – A Provisional Framework for Design Without the User” at the 2019 Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI) in Shreveport, LA from February 25-26.

T&T alumna Carissa Baker ’18 wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

February 06, 2019  Alumna Carissa Baker ’18, the first T&T doctoral student awarded Order of Pegasus, was awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the UCF College of Arts and Humanities.

Dr. Anastasia Salter to Assume Leadership of CAH Graduate Programs and Texts and Technology

February 05, 2019  Read the announcement from Dean Jeffrey Moore and current director Dr. Barry Mauer as Dr. Anastasia Salter assumes the new CAH Graduate Programs role.

Texts and Technology student Wendy Givoglu passed dissertation defense

December 20, 2018  T&T dissertation student Wendy Givoglu passed her dissertation defense for her research on arts participation and engagement amongst millennials in Orlando.

Texts and Technology alumnus Daniel W. Powell publishes book

November 30, 2018  T&T alumnus Daniel W. Powell published his new book Horror Culture in the New Millennium: Digital Dissonance and Technohorror, exploring how technology is altering the human experience.

Film, T&T students’ documentaries of Kolkata, India showcased

November 15, 2018  Film professor Phil Peters led a group to India this past summer to film. Three of their mini-documentaries will be featured during UCF’s International Week.

Michelle Ferrier, T&T alumnus named dean at FAMU

October 10, 2018  Michelle Ferrier, a Texts & Technology Ph.D. alumnus, was hired by FAMU to serve as dean of the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication.

Texts and Technology Recognized for Assessment Results

October 09, 2018  Texts and Technology Ph.D. was one of three programs in the College of Arts and Humanities selected due to the quality of the assessment results report.

UCF documentary filmmakers partner with Indian students to make films about Kolkata, India

October 04, 2018  For weeks, UCF film students joined faculty member Phil Peters in Kolkata on an innovative research project conducted by The India Documentary Lab.

Texts and Technology student organization holds colloquium

October 04, 2018  Texts and Technology sponsored a colloquium of faculty and students for prospective students to learn more about the areas of specialization offered.

LGBT+ Center Orlando, Inc. and LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida partner to bring year-round permanent display

October 01, 2018  The LGBT+ Center Orlandorecently dedicated wall space for a permanent installation managed by the LGBTQ History Museum of Central Florida.

T&T faculty research spotlight – Dr. Natalie Underberg-Goode

September 14, 2018  Texts & technology doctoral program professor Dr. Natalie Underberg-Goode is shedding light on Andean textile weaving with her website-based research project, “Portal to Peru.” Visit www.projects.cah.ucf.edu/portaltoperu/ to see the website in action! See the youtube video here: https://youtu.be/6_fXSgJkFLU

T&T to co-host flickering landscapes conference at UCF

September 13, 2018  Flickering Landscapes Conference – The Image of Migration: Landscapes and People deadline for submissions: November 1, 2018 contact email: bmauer@ucf.edu Flickering Landscapes Conference – “The Image of Migration: Landscapes and People” Center for Emerging Media, University of Central Florida Orlando, FL, United States, March 28-30, 2019 PRESENTED BY: The Center...

T&T featured in college report

September 13, 2018  The T&T program is featured in a new year-in-review report issued by the College of Arts and Humanities. To read about the great year T&T had, as well as other great things happening across the college, please visit the College of Arts and Humanities “Year in Review” page.

T&T program moves to new suite

September 11, 2018  The Texts and Technology Doctoral Program has moved into our new home in the just-completed Trevor Colbourn Hall. This space has offices for our director, Dr. Barry Mauer, our assistant director, Patty Hurter, and our full time faculty member, Dr. Mel Stanfill. In addition, it has open office space for...

T&T student organization holds first meeting of the semester

September 11, 2018  The Texts and Technology Student Organization held its first meeting of the new academic year, welcoming new members and sharing information.

T&T core faculty Natalie Underberg-Goode on the portal to Peru

August 21, 2018  The Portal to Peru project presents and interprets Andean weaving from the region of Cusco, Peru. Working in collaboration with the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC), the website offers multiple ways to learn about, experience, and appreciate Andean cultural heritage and the lives and work of Andean weavers....

Jennifer Miller successfully defends dissertation

June 21, 2018  Digital Citizenship Tools for Cause-Based Campaigns: A Broadened Spectrum of Social Media Engagement and Participation-Scale Methodology develops and applies two new tools for understanding, measuring, and recursively adjusting small- to medium-size social media-based philanthropic campaigns to better foster participation and engagement—in other words, democratic digital citizenship. First, a theoretical model is offered...

Amanda Hill successfully defends dissertation

June 11, 2018  Power to the People: Responsible Facilitation in Co-Creative Story-Making describes and applies a tool for recording and analyzing the co-productive creation process of Digital Storytelling (DST) workshops to be used by project facilitators for the purposes of reflection and for developing an ethics of responsibility in story-making practices. It provides a...

T&T faculty member Anastasia Salter interview published in HASTAC

May 29, 2018  From the introduction to the interview: To put it mildly, Dr. Anastasia Salter has been one of the more eclectic thinkers and prolific writers in media studies. Salter’s ever-expanding body of work serves as a signal, spotlighting the issues and concerns we should be paying attention to, whether it be software archiving...