NEH Grant to Help Faculty Learn to Explore, Document Digital Cultures and Their Impact on Society

September 23, 2019  Two Texts & Technology colleagues were awarded a prestigious NEH grant and are planning to do incredible things in digital humanities with it, such as a five-day institute next summer.

T&T alumna Wendy Givoglu appointed Valencia College’s Interim President for East and Winter Park campuses

July 09, 2019  Texts & Technology Ph. D graduate Wendy Givoglu was recently appointed to serve as the Interim Campus President for two of Valencia College’s campuses.

Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

May 22, 2019  Apply for the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards now through October 10. Two winners will be selected and receive $25,000 each. The purpose of the awards is to build sustainable models for arts and wellness innovation both across the community and UCF campus.

History Instructor explores the cinema of West Bengal

May 22, 2019  David Morton recounts his trip to India, where he explored the country’s cinematic past and present. A passionate enthusiast for international cinema, he was presented with an extraordinary opportunity to go behind the scenes to study one of India’s oldest and internationally prestigious motion picture industries.

Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence

April 03, 2019  Faculty members from across the college were honored at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

CAH Staff Awards recognize hard work, dedication of staff

March 29, 2019  The 2019 CAH Staff Awards recognized 22 staff members for their years of service, hard work and commitment to making UCF great.

Mel Stanfill pens book about media fandom

March 15, 2019  Dr. Mel Stanfill’s new book Exploiting Fandom. Exploiting Fandom examines how the relationship of media industries to fans is shaped by heteronormativity, whiteness, consumption, copyright law and labor.

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 to see the website in action! See the youtube video here:

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: 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...