Tues April 10, 4:15pm lecture: “Planned Obsolescence and the Future of Peer Review.”
Weds April 11, 12:00pm discussion: “The Digital Future of the Profession.”
Pigott Hall, Rm 260-252, Stanford University. map
Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Scholarly Communication at the Modern Language Association, and is on leave from a position as Professor of Media Studies at Pomona College, in Claremont, California. She is the author of Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy, which was published by NYU Press in November 2011; Planned Obsolescence was released in draft form for open peer review in fall 2009. She is also the author of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television, published in 2006 by Vanderbilt University Press, and she is co-founder of the digital scholarly network MediaCommons. She has published articles and notes in journals including the Journal of Electronic Publishing, PMLA, Contemporary Literature, and Cinema Journal.
Stanford University – Pigott Hall, Rm 260-252 (aka Building 260, aka Language Corner, at SE corner of Main Quad, corner of Escondido Mall and Lausen Mall),
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