Visiting Research Fellow @StJohnsDurham

When I left CODEC after five years, St John’s College invited me to become a Visiting Research Fellow. This was approved at a meeting the other week. Here’s what it says about me: Dr Bex Lewis is passionate about helping people engage with the digital world in a positive way, where she has been developing […]

[SPEAKER] #MediaLit15: #DigiRev

Some thoughts and practical tips – what does it mean to be in ministry in a digital age for #MediaLit15? Moved from Tuesday morning.

CODEC BOOK CLUB: How We Think by Katherine Hayles

Reblogging from the CODEC blog, posted earlier today: This week the CODEC team focused upon the third chapter of Katherine Hayle’s How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis (University of Chicago Press, 2012). The third chapter focuses upon ‘How We Read: Close, Hyper, Machine’, and certainly gave us lots to chew on. Initial comments […]

CODEC BOOK CLUB: Defining Digital Humanities

Reblogging from CODEC blog, posted earlier today: Back in October the CODEC team discussed Melissa Terras’ inaugural professorial lecture on digital humanities, whilst this week we focused on the associated book Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader (Ashgate, 2013) edited by Terras, Nyhan, Vanhoutte. We focused upon the introduction (pp1-7), and a series of definitions of ‘digital humanities’, covering the […]

#CORPUSMOOC: Week 8: A Swearing Extravaganza

This week looking at ‘swearing’ as it is used within language .. so there’s a disclaimer, some of the comments: The use of ‘bad language’ seems to me to be very cultural specific. For example, young people seems to use it more often than old people. And I see variation of what’s considered as ‘bad […]