Johannah Rodgers is a writer, artist, and educator whose work engages creatively and critically with the histories and presents of print and digital technologies to explore their connections with and their roles in the sociologies and economics of literacies in the U.S.  She is the author of Technology: A Reader for Writers  (Oxford University Press, 2014), the Founding Director of the First Year Writing Program at the New York City College of Technology, where she was Associate Professor in Communications Studies, and a participant in the 2020/2021 University of Cambridge Mellon Sawyer Seminar on the Histories of Artificial Intelligence. Her “Not A Book” project was recently part of the “Post-Human” exhibit at the 2021 SLSA/ELO Conference and her Word Drawings were included in the 2020 “Practice Sharing” collection of Language-Based Artistic Research. Her projects, essays, fictions, and book reviews have been published in Nat.BrutFence, Bookforum, and The Brooklyn Rail. Her multimedia projects include the digital fiction project DNA (mimeograph/The Brooklyn Rail), At, Or To Take Regret: Some Reflections on Grammars,  What My Computer “Sees”, and the Excel Drawing Series. The editor of the open access educational web site www.digitalcomposition.org, she thinks, teaches, and writes about the social and economic histories of inscription practices.
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