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Hitt, Long, and Luther Named HASTAC Scholars for 2013-2014 

The Composition and Cultural Rhetoric program is pleased to announce that Allison Hitt, Seth Long, and Jason Luther have been named HASTAC scholars for 2013-2014.

The HASTAC Scholars program draws its new cohort of scholars from over 75 universities, and dozens of disciplines in order to build a community of students working at the intersection of technology and the arts, humanities and sciences.

jason  lutherDuring the upcoming year, Jason Luther will work on the areas ofwhat multimodal, self-sponsored composing spaces can teach us about literate identities, processes, andpedagogies; Allison Hitt will focus on digital literacies, disability studies, as well as the intersections between multimodality and universal design, writing center studies, and creating accessible teaching and tutoring practices; and Seth Long will be working on a"distant reading" of the evolution of the fourth canon (memory) as it has moved from location to location and population to population, which means compiling lots of textual and non-textual data on the fourth canon, building several corpora, and working with digital tools to aid in the quantification and visualization of the data.