Transcriptions home pageURL:”
Role: Director and Principal Investigator.
Transcriptions is a curricular development and research project in the UC Santa Barbara English department started with a NEH Teaching with Technology grant in 1998. Project faculty and graduate students create courses and research materials related to:

  • The social, political, economic, and cultural contexts that now make “information” so powerful;
  • The equivalent contexts that have always made literature itself an “information technology,” including the cultures of orality, manuscript, print, etc.

Transcriptions also includes an undergraduate curricular track for English majors: the Literature and Culture of Information Specialization (

Suggested Citation: Transcriptions Project (Literature and the Culture of Information). Home page. University of California, Santa Barbara. Retrieved [Date of access, e.g., 27 September 2006]. <>