Draft Programme – Digital Reading Symposium.
9.30-10.00 Arrival, teas and coffees and Welcome (Bronwen Thomas and Julia Round, University of Bournemouth).
10.00-11.30 Ereaders and Ereading
Anne Mangen (University of Stavanger, Norway) Reading on Paper and
Screens: Empirical Research.
Simon Rowberry (University of Winchester, UK). Used Ebooks.
Torsten Pettersson (University of Uppsala, Sweden). Why Do Computer-
Literate Young Swedes Reject the Ebook as a Medium for Reading
11.30-12.30 Keynote and Discussion. Bob Stein. SocialBook.
12.30-1.15 Lunch and Posters/Exhibitions
1.15-2.45 Parallel Workshops/Breakouts
Anouk Lang (University of Strathclyde). Using the Twitter API to Access
Data About Books and Reading.
Sue Thomas (Visiting Fellow, Bournemouth University). Digital Wellbeing.
2.45-3.45 Digitising Multimodal Texts
Beth Williamson (University of the Arts, London). Artists’ Books From
Page Space to E-Space: Digital Dialogues in Making and Reading.
Dan Goodbrey (University of Hertfordshire). The Sound of Digital
4.00– 5.00 Online Reading Groups
Julia Round and Bronwen Thomas (University of Bournemouth).
Moderating Reading and Readers Online.
Marianne Martens (Kent State University, USA). Poaching Readers’
Responses: Young People, Online Book-related Sites, and the Law.
5.00 – 6.00 Roundtable (What is Social Reading?)
Danielle Fuller (University of Birmingham); Katie Halsey (University of
Stirling); Simon Frost (University of Bournemouth); Sara Whiteley
(University of Sheffield); DeNel Rehberg Sedo (Mount Saint Vincent
University, Nova Scotia, Canada)
6.00 Closing Remarks