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Faculty Directory » Elisabet Takehana

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Tuesday and Thursday 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Office Information:

Room Number: MIL 206
Phone: (978) 665-3141

Courses Taught:

Writing I (ENGL 1100)
Writing II (ENGL 1200)
Honors English (HON 1050)
Editing & Publishing (ENGL 2810)
Style Studio (ENGL 3002)
English Study Abroad – Absurd and Experimental Paris (ENGL 3025)
Experimental Writing (ENGL 3027)
Media Conscious Storytelling (ENGL 3045)
Online Magazine Writing (ENGL 3840)
Feature and Magazine Writing (ENGL 3870)
Creative Nonfiction Writing (ENGL 3890)
Genres, Adaptations, and Hybridity (ENGL 9017)


Ph.D., University of Florida (English)
M.A., California State University, San Bernardino (English)
B.A., California State University, San Bernardino (English)

Research Interests:

Rhetoric and composition
Text-image composition
New media theory
Digital media
Experimental literature
Cultural studies
20th and 21st century text production and literature

Current Projects:

Book Project, tentative title: Baroque Technotexts: Literature in a Digital Mediascape
Robert E. Cormier digital archive project
50th Anniversary Annotated Edition of Robert E. Cormier’s novel, The Chocolate War
Reversing Suicide: An Anagram Project

Representative Publications:

Book Chapters

Baroque Computing: Interface and the Subject-Object Divide” for Design, Mediation, and the Post-Human. Lexington Books. August 2014.

Burroughs / Rauschenberg: Text-Image / Image-TextThe Future of Text and Image. Cambridge Scholars Publishing March 2012


Prying Open the Oyster: Creating a Digital Learning Space from the Robert Cormier ArchiveThe ALAN Review (summer 2016)

The Shape of Thought: Humanity in Digital, Literary TextsComunicazioni Sociali

"The Alphabet Project - 35 published pieces." Sentinel & Enterprise July 13 - August 11, 2015

Can you Murder a Novel?Hybrid Pedagogy 26 July 2015 published in four parts.

Porous Boundaries in Virginia Woolf’s The Waves: Anticipating a Digital Composition and SubjectivityCross-Cultural Studies. Forthcoming. Winter 2013.

Aesthetic Politics: Models of Reading. Models of CitizenshipJournal of Contemporary Thought 35 (Summer 2012)

Edited Collection

"Futures of Digital Studies" in the Digital Humanities Quarterly 5.3 (Summer 2011) and 6.2 (Winter 2012) Special Issues

Professional Affiliations:

ELO - Electronic Literature Organization
SHARP - Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association