About

Hello! Welcome to my personal website. I’m a Professor in Digital Humanities and Game Studies at the University of Alberta’s Departments of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, and Humanities Computing. My research interests are:

  • Electronic literature: digital fiction; stylistic, narratological and multimodal analysis; empirical reader-response research; young people’s elit; curatorship
  • Videogame studiesliterary gaming; metagames; the language(s)/discourse(s) of gaming; ludonarratologies
  • Language in the (new) media: metalanguage; language ideologies (e.g. videogames and Wikipedia)
  • Specialized language corpora: gamer language (GameCorp); see also past projects: written learner language (WHiG); Early Modern German newspapers (GerManC); Language in the Media.

On this website you’ll find an up-to-date list of my publications, as well as some select information on courses I’ve taught, research projects I’ve been running and some of my external activities. My full CV can be found here: ensslin_cv

To read about my reflections and my work on literary gaming and digital fiction, visit my blog or follow me on Twitter @AstridEnsslin.

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2 thoughts on “About

  1. Damien McGloin says:

    I’m currently reading your newest paper – immersion in digital fiction. It’s really fascinating and addresses a lot of ideas i’m covering in my masters dissertation at the moment. I’m glad I found it :).

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