Mann Lecture will discuss literary history and the word processing age

Matthew G. Kirschenbaum will give The 2014 Charles W. Mann Jr. Lecture in the Book Arts T 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library on the University Park campus of Penn State. His talk is titled, “Invalid Keystroke: Recovering a Literary History of Word Processing.” A reception will follow in the Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library. The event is sponsored by the Mary Louise Krumrine Endowment for the Charles W. Mann Jr. Lecture in the Book Arts.

Kirschenbaum is an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Maryland and is associate director of the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). A 2011 Guggenheim fellow, Kirschenbaum specializes in digital humanities, electronic literature and creative new media, textual studies and postmodern/experimental literature.

For more information or questions about the physical access provided, contact Luann Shifter at lus7@psuledu or 814-867-0290.

Last Updated March 24, 2014