Enhancing ScholarlyCommunitiesby and throughDigital PublishingNaomi Silver, Anne Gere, Matt Burton, &CrystalVanKooten     ...
"It isnt that hard."--Cathy Davidson, HASTAC 2011 Keynote AddressWhat follows is a story about how wemight enhance the exi...
A Digital Writing StoryDigital        Digitally NativeWriting        Publication                                  Digital ...
It takes many forms —
Games                  Code Video                          Interactive Media   Tweeting                                 Mu...
A Digital Writing StoryDigital        Digitally NativeWriting        Publication                                  Digital ...
A range of venues exist,but not enough,and none that make possible fullyinteractive long- and short-formpublication.
Digitally NativePublications
A Digital Writing StoryDigital        Digitally NativeWriting        Publication                                  Digital ...
The fields of Rhetoric and Composition,Digital Rhetoric and Writing, and DigitalHumanities offer several models ofvibrant ...
Scholarly Communities
A Digital Writing StoryDigital        Digitally NativeWriting        Publication                                  Digital ...
Computers and Writing is aninternational conference that in 2011drew over 500 Digital Rhetoric andWriting scholars to Ann ...
The conference backchannel andafterlife in tweets and blogs comprisesignificant short- and medium-formmodes of extending f...
But without curation and compilation,these intermediate modes of digitalpublication and conversation fade intothe ether.
"Are You A Digital Humanist?"Town Hall, May 21, 2011Computers and Writing ConferenceCheryl Ball, Douglas Eyman, Alex Reid,...
"Are You A Digital Humanist?"       The Conversation on TwitterHASTAC: What is the digital humanities? Let the cage match ...
"Are You A Digital Humanist?"The Conversation Online
The WIDE-EMU Unconference soughtto extend the scholarly communicationof Computers and Writing in a lessstructured venue.We...
"When you say what books                  doyou want to read and writeUnconference      and in what format, Im really     ...
Unconference  "There was a time in the Rhet-Comp blogging  community when there were a few scholarship  carnivals, but tha...
HASTAC V presents one moreopportunity for extending andenhancing scholarly communicationand community.
The story continues. . .
HASTAC V Twitter Backchannel
A Digital Writing StoryDigital        Digitally NativeWriting        Publication                                  Digital ...
An opportunity for a new digital space A new born-digital writing/rhetoric imprint with UM Press
and...A press-sponsored digital writing/rhetoric webspace for sharing scholarly and educationalmaterials.
Our questions —1.What features and content would lead you tovisit and contribute to a new digital resourcefocused on writi...
2.What sort of digital publishing/space wouldcomplement existing rhetoric/writing venues?
3.What features of existing web resources aremost attractive to you?
Help shape this new digital communityspace —    Let us know what you think by         filling out our survey!   http://www...
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Enhancing Scholarly Communities by and through Digital Publishing

  1. 1. Enhancing ScholarlyCommunitiesby and throughDigital PublishingNaomi Silver, Anne Gere, Matt Burton, &CrystalVanKooten University of Michigan
  2. 2. "It isnt that hard."--Cathy Davidson, HASTAC 2011 Keynote AddressWhat follows is a story about how wemight enhance the existing DigitalRhetoric and Writing Communitythrough the creation of new sites fordigital publication and communication.
  3. 3. A Digital Writing StoryDigital Digitally NativeWriting Publication Digital Space?Scholarly ScholarlyCommunities Communication
  4. 4. It takes many forms —
  5. 5. Games Code Video Interactive Media Tweeting Multimodal Social Media CompositionBlogging eBooks Digital Writing The Web Mapping Slides Podcasts Graphic Design Visual RhetoricElectronic Portfolios Photography
  6. 6. A Digital Writing StoryDigital Digitally NativeWriting Publication Digital Space?Scholarly ScholarlyCommunities Communication
  7. 7. A range of venues exist,but not enough,and none that make possible fullyinteractive long- and short-formpublication.
  8. 8. Digitally NativePublications
  9. 9. A Digital Writing StoryDigital Digitally NativeWriting Publication Digital Space?Scholarly ScholarlyCommunities Communication
  10. 10. The fields of Rhetoric and Composition,Digital Rhetoric and Writing, and DigitalHumanities offer several models ofvibrant online scholarly communities.
  11. 11. Scholarly Communities
  12. 12. A Digital Writing StoryDigital Digitally NativeWriting Publication Digital Space?Scholarly ScholarlyCommunities Communication
  13. 13. Computers and Writing is aninternational conference that in 2011drew over 500 Digital Rhetoric andWriting scholars to Ann Arbor.
  14. 14. The conference backchannel andafterlife in tweets and blogs comprisesignificant short- and medium-formmodes of extending face-to-facescholarly communication.
  15. 15. But without curation and compilation,these intermediate modes of digitalpublication and conversation fade intothe ether.
  16. 16. "Are You A Digital Humanist?"Town Hall, May 21, 2011Computers and Writing ConferenceCheryl Ball, Douglas Eyman, Alex Reid, Virginia Kuhn, Jentery Sayers, Julie Thompson Klein, and Katherine Hayles
  17. 17. "Are You A Digital Humanist?" The Conversation on TwitterHASTAC: What is the digital humanities? Let the cage match begin. #cwcon /aw (11:58 AM) koryching: #cwcon Funding tekla--_h: what is dh?, cont: a new opportunities as tactical reason to identify age. #cwcon |Surprising to see as digital humanist? (12:02 PM) resistance to the idea that all humanities will become dh. (12:03digital_sextant: #cwcon PM) carl_whithaus: #cwcon v kuhn is#digitalhumanities is not just a label right to argue that digitalyou put on someone who can make humanities comes from historya website. Doug Eyman (12:10 (and rhetoric) as much as EnglishPM) (12:19PM) Lizlosh: The answer to Are you a digital humanist?" on the panel seems DennisJerz: #th02 Cheryl Ball said she does not to be "I know you are but what am I" like the term. Multimodal vs multimodal --DH is a #cwcon" (12:10 PM) funding term". Rhetorically significant. #cwcon" (12:24PM) HASTAC: #cwcon Hayles identifies 3 Mkirschenbaum: #cwcon er, folks, the mandate for characteristics of digital humanist: that piece was expressly to discuss DH *in* English Emphasis on collaboration; depts! (12:31 PM) Crowdsourcing; geo-spacial projects (12:43 PM)
  18. 18. "Are You A Digital Humanist?"The Conversation Online
  19. 19. The WIDE-EMU Unconference soughtto extend the scholarly communicationof Computers and Writing in a lessstructured venue.We used the opportunity it provided toseek feedback about what the DigitalRhetoric and Writing community feltwas missing in digital publication anddigital community spaces.
  20. 20. "When you say what books doyou want to read and writeUnconference and in what format, Im really interested in ebooks that are more than just a pdf." "As a digital scholar for whom interactivity forms part of the argument, and with some ideas I have for books right now, theres not really any place to design something in a longer framework."
  21. 21. Unconference "There was a time in the Rhet-Comp blogging community when there were a few scholarship carnivals, but thats kind of gone away, and it feels like one of the lacks right now. Youd have a list of maybe 30 entries that are taking up various crumbs from the article and trying to respond and engage — I really miss it; I found it really enriching."
  22. 22. HASTAC V presents one moreopportunity for extending andenhancing scholarly communicationand community.
  23. 23. The story continues. . .
  24. 24. HASTAC V Twitter Backchannel
  25. 25. A Digital Writing StoryDigital Digitally NativeWriting Publication Digital Space?Scholarly ScholarlyCommunities Communication
  26. 26. An opportunity for a new digital space A new born-digital writing/rhetoric imprint with UM Press
  27. 27. and...A press-sponsored digital writing/rhetoric webspace for sharing scholarly and educationalmaterials.
  28. 28. Our questions —1.What features and content would lead you tovisit and contribute to a new digital resourcefocused on writing?
  29. 29. 2.What sort of digital publishing/space wouldcomplement existing rhetoric/writing venues?
  30. 30. 3.What features of existing web resources aremost attractive to you?
  31. 31. Help shape this new digital communityspace — Let us know what you think by filling out our survey! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BF3ZMFX
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