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88. Age, Obsolescence, and New Media

Sunday, 3 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Hampton, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Age Studies

Presiding: Cynthia R. Port, Coastal Carolina Univ.

1. "Aging as Obsolescence: Remediating Old Narratives in a New Age," Erin Lamb, Hiram Coll.

2. "Typewriters to Tweeters: Women, Aging, and Technological Literacy," Lauren Marshall Bowen, Michigan Technological Univ.

3. "The New Obsolescence of New Media: Political Affect and Retrotechnologies," Jen Boyle, Coastal Carolina Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • Genre, Theory, Method – Cultural Studies, Folklore, and Popular Culture

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