Thursday, June 15, 2006

A Plug for Our Lang Series

One of the things we do in our spare time is edit a small book series for Peter Lang Publishers. The series is called "New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies".

To date the series has published 10 books. Five more are currently in process. The list is as follows:

Joanne Larson (ed), Literacy as Snake Oil: Beyond the Quick Fix

Jabari Mahiri (ed), What They Don’t Learn in School: Literacy in the Lives of Urban Youth

Carey Jewitt and Gunther Kress (eds), Multimodal Literacy

Donna Alvermann (ed), Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World

Michael Singh, Peter Kell and Ambigapathy Pandian, Appropriating English: Innovation in the Global Business of English Language Teaching

Caroline Taylor, Court Licensed Abuse: Patriarchal Lore and the Legal Response to Intrafamilial Sexual Abuse of Children

Kevin Leander and Margaret Sheehy (eds), Spatializing Literacy Research and Practice

Lesley Farrell, Making Knowledge Common: Literacy and Knowledge at Work
Juha Suoranta and Hanna Leitamäki, Children in the Information Society: The Case of Finland

Amy Scholder and Eric Zimmerman (eds), Re:Play: Game Design and Game Culture

Other titles currently in process include:

Angela Thomas, e-selves | e-literacies | e-worlds: Children’s Identities and Literacies in Virtual Communities

Janne Seppänen, The Power of the Gaze (in press)

Rebecca Black, Adolescents and Online Fanfiction

Suzanne de Castell and Jennifer Jenson (eds), Worlds in Play (in press)

Marc Smith and Lalitha Vasudevan (eds), Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility

Michele Knobel and Colin Lankshear (eds), A New Literacies Sampler

The series takes a broad approach to new literacies, although the emphasis is on matters digital. We are always on the look out for publishable work. If you have a project in mind please write us and we'll send you a sample prospectus.

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