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“Introduction to Scalar” with Shawn Hill at Fordham University

On Tuesday, February 7, Shawn Hill taught a workshop entitled “Introduction to Scalar” at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus. Scalar is an interactive online publishing platform that allows authors to develop several paths of reading for their users. This platform offers new methods of publishing information, no longer limited to a single, linear reading but instead open to forks in…

NYU Center for the Humanities hosts “Distracted Reading: Acts of Attention in the Age of the Internet” event on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The NYU Center for the Humanities held an event entitled “Distracted Reading: Acts of Attention in the Age of the Internet”on Tuesday September 27 at 6 p.m. that addressed the concept of “distracted reading,” or the idea that students’ attention is being diverted to technology rather than their class work. Speakers at the event, which was moderated by Marion Thain, Associate…