Professor, Department of English and Media, Culture and Communication
Jay and Deborah Last Fellowship for research, American Antiquarian Society; Senior scholar in residence, Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University, 2005-2006; Leslie Center Humanities Institute Fellow, Dartmouth College; NEH Research Grant for University Teachers; Fellow, University of Iowa Obermann Center for Advanced Study; American Antiquarian Society Seminar in the History of the Book; NEH Summer Seminar, University of Chicago
Lisa Gitelman is a media historian whose research concerns American print culture, techniques of inscription, and the new media of yesterday and today. She is particularly concerned with tracing the patterns according to which new media become meaningful within and against the contexts of older media. Her most recent book is entitled Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents and was published by Duke in 2014. Before that, Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture was published by the MIT Press in 2006. She holds a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University and is a former editor of the Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University. She has taught at the Catholic University of American and at Harvard University.
New Media, 1740-1915, co-ed. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003.
Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines: Representing Technology in the Edison Era. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999.
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