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Graduate Program in Communication & Culture

Faculty Profiles

Caitlin Fisher

Technology in Practice

University   York University
E-Mail Address   caitlin@yorku.ca
Phone Number   (416) 736-2100 ext. 22199
Office Location   CFA 303
Office Hours   TBA


Education

B.A. (University of Toronto); M.A. (Carleton); Ph.D. (York)

Biography

Caitlin Fisher is a Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture and her current research focuses on data visualization and the archive and the creation of spatial narratives in augmented reality environments.

Research Interests

Augmented reality, digital storytelling, hypermedia fiction and documentary, feminist theory, archives and collecting, locative media.

Selected Publications

“Art and Ephemera: Digital Literature in a Visual Age”, Nordic Society for Comparative Arts, 2006 Feminist Digital Aesthetics: the everyday and yesterday" in Janine Marchessault and Susan Lord, Fluid Screens:Expanded Cinema and Time (forthcoming).

"Digital Literacies: Reading and Writing Now" Living Literacies. Bruce Powe (ed.) Toronto: Coach House Press. 2004.

“Sexual Desire and Girlhood” in Jane Sexes it Up: True Confessions of Feminist Desire Merri Lisa Johnson (ed.) New York: Four Walls, Eight Windows, 2002.

 

 

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Harold [Innis] taught us how to use the bias of culture and communication as an instrument of research. By directing attention to the bias, or distorting power of the dominant imagery and technology of any culture, he showed us how to understand cultures.
~ Marshall McLuhan