Draft Programme for DRN Symposium 19 June

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

Fiction?

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

Comics.

3.45-4.00    Coffee

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

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