Tag: Jim Brown

Digital Divide? Inequality Issue Runs Much Deeper, Says Researcher

Digital Divide? Inequality Issue Runs Much Deeper, Says Researcher

Jim Brown explains that the digital divide is much more than having a dependable computer and internet connection.

Posted in: Community Outreach
Breaking the Mold: First-Generation Cameroonian-American Earns Three Degrees

Breaking the Mold: First-Generation Cameroonian-American Earns Three Degrees

Andin Ncho graduates May 2020 with degrees in digital studies, English, and global studies.

Posted in: Student Achievement
Technically Dating: A Q&A with Jim Brown on Romance in the Digital World

Technically Dating: A Q&A with Jim Brown on Romance in the Digital World

By Tom McLaughlin Over the past decade, online dating has become a common, fast, and efficient way to connect with a potential mate. A Valentine’s Day celebration could include swiping right or sending a winking emoji as much as the traditional flowers, chocolates, and a romantic dinner. So, for better or worse, how have digital […]

Posted in: Arts and Culture
Rise to the Surface: Researcher Warns Against Creating ‘Bubbles of Agreement’ Online

Rise to the Surface: Researcher Warns Against Creating ‘Bubbles of Agreement’ Online

Researcher Jim Brown demonstrates the kind of rhetorical spaces networked software establishes and the access it permits, prevents, and molds, in his illuminating new book, Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software (University of Michigan Press).

Posted in: Arts and Culture
New Course to Explore Video Games and Literature

New Course to Explore Video Games and Literature

Jim Brown, director of the Digital Studies Center, will lead a new course, titled “Video Games and Literature.” The course will explore a range of artifacts, including novels about video games, works of interactive fiction, electronic literature, and modern digital games that take on certain literary qualities.

Posted in: Research Highlights