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Dr. Elise Takehana

Elise Takehana, Assistant Professor of English Studies, teaches writing at Fitchburg State University. Her research interests include composition and rhetoric, media studies, aesthetics, and 20th and 21st century text production. She is currently researching baroque aesthetics and their application across contemporary print and digital literature. Recent essays by Professor Takehana include:

Elise served as contributing writer and an editor for the community art project, Fitchburg Alphabet. She also co-edited a collection of essays titled “Futures of Digital Studies” for Digital Humanities Quarterly issues 5.3 and 6.2.

Dr. Anna Consalvo

Annamary Consalvo is an Assistant Professor of Literacy at The University of Texas at Tyler where she teaches adolescent literacy, disciplinary literacy, and the teaching of writing. Having begun this archive work while on the faculty in English Education at Fitchburg State University (2011-1014), she works with the Writing Project in New Hampshire and is affiliated with the Heart of Texas Writing Project. Her research interests include the study of writing conferences in secondary contexts and one-to-one instructional conversations as a relational space that can support academic meaning making; disciplinary and adolescent literacy; and ways in which multiliteracies and new literacies inform teaching and learning in the 21st century.
Selected publications include:

Asher Jackson

Asher Jackson is the University Archivist in the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library at Fitchburg State University.  His research interests include digital preservation in archives, archival research instruction for undergraduates, and the impact of collective memory on local history.   Recent presentations include: