American Lit Remixed reads digital-age fiction, poetry, and drama through the lens of remix theory, the term Eduardo Navas coined to describe the remix as a form of artistic and cultural discourse. Join me to learn more about remix theory and opportunities for new modes of expression and connection in literary studies and creative writing.
Melissa Strong is a writer, professor, and scholar of American literature and culture from the Civil War to the present. From 2009-2016, she was a faculty member at NSU. Since then, Dr. Strong has been a professor at Community College of Philadelphia. The author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and teaching guides, she won the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association's CAITY Caucus Essay Prize for her article “Found Time: Kairos in A Visit from the Goon Squad,” which was published in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction. Dr. Strong also is a performing arts critic for Broad Street Review and a contributor to Moviejawn, a writing collective dedicated to the love of film. She learned to play the ukulele while writing American Lit Remixed.
Monday, November 08, 2021