New York, N.Y. (April 15, 2011) – New technologies are advancing understanding of Charles Dickens across a global audience, a group of scholars told more than 100 literature lovers at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens.
The experts explored the impact of emerging technologies like Google books, YouTube, and iPads on interpretations of Dickens.
“These technologies are giving us new references, connections, and even new works that we did not have before,” said NYIT President Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., at Friday’s pre-bicentennial celebration of Dickens at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.
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