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The Extratextuals: the Mediation of Media

Fascinating new blog find (via Christy) – the Extratextuals, a group blog defined as the following: This is a blog about the media. However, with other blogs on television, film, and the media in general, we wanted to carve out a specific niche. So our blog will focus primarily on the extratextuals that surround the [...]

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My Digital Fiction Presentation for Futures in Literacy Conference

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Harry Potter and the Spoiling Phenomenon

By 9:01 am tomorrow Australian time we’ll all know the answers to the following: – Did Harry’s scar really contain a Horcrux that carried a bit of Voldemort and ultimately mean Harry has to kill himself to kill Voldemort? – Does Hermione sacrifice herself to save Ron? – Does Harry sacrifice his wizardry skills and [...]

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The Simpsons and my “Today Tonight” Interview

Hey, I was on Australian television again! Did anybody see me on the current affairs program called Today Tonight? I think the show aired while I was away in the States. This time I was talking about “The Simpsons”, media and pop culture, and fan fiction. Below is a cleaned up version, more or less, [...]

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I’m Heading Off for June to Speak, Research, Speak, Plan more Research etc etc…

The major speaking event I have is the featured session at the NMC Summer Conference. I was specifically invited to speak about a “bit of everything” related to my research, so here’s the slides that accompany the talk. I hope I can arrange an audio stream to support the slides for the near future. And [...]

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Youth Online – almost there!

Yay! Here is my final book cover!!! And here is one of the endorsements: How lovely of Len Unsworth to write such kind words.

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Proposed Book Cover Design

This is the proposed book cover design for my book!!!  Yay!!!  Finally its *almost* here.  I am very excited now to be this close

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Evocative Spaces and Aesthetic Grabs (My YouTube Talk)

Click the image to go to the slides for my talk at the NMC’s Online Conference on the Convergence of Web Culture and Video A complete list of all videos mentioned in the talk are included “under the fold”.

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The Convergence of Web Culture and Video Conference

Hey… this looks like a FAB conference!!!

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New Literacies Sampler Online

Peter Lang Publishers are incredibly forward thinking – they have provided the full manuscript of this book online here!  This book has chapters from all of my favourite new literacies authors – see the table of contents below: Contents Chapter 1: Sampling “the New” in New Literacies Colin Lankshear & Michele Knobel Chapter 2: “You [...]

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