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Amanda Licastro

Amanda Licastro

Part-time Faculty
B.A. English Literature & Creative Writing, Loyola College, 2005
M.A. English Literature, DePaul University, 2008
Ph.D. English Literature, CUNY Graduate Center, 2013

Amanda Licastro is currently completing her doctoral studies in the English Program at the Graduate Center, CUNY focusing on the relationship between technological progress and writing, and has certificates in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy and Teaching in the Two-Year College. Her research applies digital humanities methods to issues concerning composition and rhetoric, with a particular focus on pedagogy. Amanda is the co-founder and project manager of the Writing Studies Tree (writingstudiestree.org), serves on the editorial collective of the Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy  (http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/), and is the co-director of the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative (http://cunydhi.commons.gc.cuny.edu/). You can find examples of her work in the award winning article "Digital Literary Pedagogy: An Experiment in Process Oriented Pedagogy" (http://jitp.commons.gc.cuny.edu/digital-literary-pedagogy-an-experiment-in-process-oriented-publishing/), and in "Exploring New Media" in the second edition of Writing True: The Art of Creative Non-Fiction .


Contact Information

Amanda Licastro

Part-time Faculty
1 Wash Pl, Room 429
(212) 998-7314
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Office Hours
Monday 2-4


2014 Fall

First-Year Writing Seminar: Thinking and Writing Through New Media
Mon,Wed 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM

Research and Teaching Interests

composition and rhetoric, digital humanities, comparative media studies, the history of the book, and interactive technology and pedagogy

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