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Thursday, 28 December

193. Wikis, Authority, and the Public Sphere: Examining the Impact of Dynamic, Multiauthored Digital Texts

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon L, Philadelphia Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Amit Ray, Rochester Inst. of Tech.

1. “The Digital Palimpsest: Reviewing the Author Function in the Age of Wikis,” Erhardt Graeff, Rochester Inst. of Tech.; Amit Ray

2. “Wikipedia: The University and the Open Archive,” David Parry, Univ. at Albany, State Univ. of New York

3. “Rewriting Hejinian’s My Life: Authorship, Gender, and Drag on a Collaborative Wiki,” Leisha J. Jones, Penn State Univ., University Park

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