Kathleen Fitzpatrick

FORCE11 Member since January 25, 2013
  • Organization/Institution: Modern Language Association

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Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Director of Scholarly Communication of the Modern Language Association, Professor of Media Studies on leave from Pomona College, and Visiting Research Professor of English at NYU.  She is author of Planned Obsolescence:  Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy, published in 2011 by NYU Press and previously made available for open peer review online (http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/mcpress/plannedobsolescence), and of The Anxiety of Obsolescence: The American Novel in the Age of Television, published in 2006 by Vanderbilt University Press.  She is co-founder and publisher of the digital scholarly network MediaCommons (http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org).