On one of my mailing lists today I received the letter of invitation below - it sounds really exciting! I’ve subscribed now and will share anything I find of particular interest to young people / education.
Writing and the Digital Life - exploring the impact of digital technologies upon writing and lived experience
The Writing and the Digital Life discussion list
April and has over 200 subscribers from 15 countries. We have already roamed
across a number of interesting topics including the future of text,
authenticity, interdisciplinarity, abundance, and technophobia.
We talk about the relationship of writing and reading in the context of many
subjects including ‘new and old’ media; craft, art, process and practice;
social networks; cooperation and collaboration; narrative and memory; human
computer interaction; imagination; nature; mind; body, and spirit.
Contributions related to research, writing and teaching in the arts,
sciences, and humanities are all welcome.
There is also a del.icio.us page at http://del.icio.us/cornucopia/ where
list-members share their favourite bookmarks touching on the impact of
digital technologies upon writing and lived experience within an
You are warmly invited to join this lively interdisciplinary conversation by
sending email to email@example.com with the following text in the body
of the message:
SUBSCRIBE WRITING-AND-THE-DIGITAL-LIFE your name
NB: Your email must contain no other text beyond the subscription message.