Julia Gillen

Dr Julia Gillen

Senior Lecturer in Digital Literacies, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University

Julia Gillen is Senior Lecturer in Digital Literacies in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University.  She directs the Edwardian Postcard Project. Julia explains, "I am exploring and expanding the boundaries of digital literacies.  main practical aim is to increase access to innovative and creative yet safe online spaces. My principle academic aim is to expand understandings of the relationship of language with multimodality, through combining study of new media with early twentieth century literacy practices."  Her books include "Digital Literacies" (Routledge, 2014).