ELL365 : Digital Language and Literature

Convener(s): Dr Jane Hodson


General Information

This module focuses on very recent developments in language and literature, exploring the impact that technology is having upon the written word. We shall cover a selection of major topics during the module, then examine the interrelations that exist between them, asking some ‘big picture’ questions about the nature of digital cultures. Examples of the topics that may be covered include: ‘Online Environments as a Context for Critical Discussion’, ‘Social Media and Language Change’, and ‘Digital Literature’.


One lecture per week to introduce and explain topics,
One seminar per week to explore the relevant topics in detail and practise appropriate analytical techniques


Coursework totalling 4000 words (or equivalent in terms of project work or presentations)

Contact Details

0114 222 28471


Information last changed: Thursday 07th of April 2016 :: 10:11:45 AM (BST)

Please note: This module may or may not run in any individual session. Please check with the course convener.


The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK