Dr. Jeneen Naji is Digital Media Faculty and Digital Practice Coordinator in the Department of Media Studies in Maynooth University, Ireland where she lectures on the B.A. Media Studies. Dr. Naji’s research is in the area of digital culture specifically exploring the impact of the digital apparatus on poetic expression. She is also a convener and founding member of the Maynooth University Digital Arts & Humanities Research Cluster. Dr. Naji is also a member of the international editorial review board of the International Journal of Game-Based Learning (IJGBL) and a Fulbright TechImpact Scholar.
digital culture, electronic literature, technosocial interactions, digital practice
Publications and Exhibitions
Naji, J., White, G., Subramaniam, G. 2019. “New Approaches to Literature for Language Learning”, Palgrave. In Press. Whilst this book is framed as a text book it also incorporates my research on electronic literature forms and meaning making potentialities. In this book I have written chapters on Literature and Technology, Reading Communities, and Literature and Multimodality.
Wilks, Naji, Husárová, Mencía 2017. “UpsideDown Chandelier” in Communities: Signs, Actions, Codesfor the Electronic Literature Organisation Conference 2017 hosted by University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal.
Naji, J. 2017 “The Rubayaat” in Scripting the OtherOnline Exhibition part of The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale(Nov 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018). My practice work was exhibited in this innovative online exhibition that explored the notions of the Other and Otherness in online, performative scripting and writing. The exhibition was a pavilion in the third edition of The Wrong – New Digital Art Biennale (Nov 1, 2017 – Jan 31, 2018), http://thewrong.org.
Naji, J. 2017 “Digital Poetry Evolution and the Art of Machines” In: Mencia, Maria (eds). #WomenTechLit. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press.
Naji, J. 2017 “Back to the Book: Tempest and Funkhouser’s Retro Translations” in Electronic Book Review. http://www.electronicbookreview.com.
Jarrett, K. & Naji, J. 2016 “What Would Media Studies Do? Social media Shakespeare as a technosocial process” in Borrowers and Lenders: the journal of Shakespeare and appropriation. http://www.borrowers.uga.edu/1794/show
Naji, J. “Repurposing in Electronic Literature: technology and the expressive continuum” in Repurposing in Electronic Literature Ed. Maria Mencia-Zuzana Husárová. Enter+ Edition. 2015. Košice: Dive Buki.
Naji, J. 2014 “Poetic Machines - the essentiality of the human and the machine to digital creative
expression” in Felicia, P. (ed) Game-Based Learning: Challenges and Opportunities, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Naji, J. and Iwar, M. 2013, “Simulated stereotypes turning the unreal real: An analysis of representations of the ‘Other’ in traditional media forms and digital games”, Journal of Arab & Muslim Media Research 6: 2+3, pp. 115–131.
Naji, J. 2013 “Where are the women?” in Critical Media Review Blog. Available at: https://criticalmediareview.wordpress.com/2013/09/08/where-are-the-women/[8 September 2013].
Naji, J. 2013 “Rolling Stone Magazine and the Curious Case of the Muslim in the Neighbourhood.” In Critical Media Review Blog. Available http://criticalmediareview.wordpress.com/2013/09/04/rollingstone-magazine-and-the-curious-case-of-the-muslim-in-the-neighbourhood/[3 March 2014].
Naji, J. 2013 “Poetic Machines” in Fowley, C., English, C. & Thouësny S. (eds) Internet Research, Theory, and Practice: Perspectives from Ireland, research-publishing.net.
Naji, J. 2012 “Who Represents the Users?” in Critical Media Review Blog. Available at: http://criticalmediareview.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/who-represents-the-users-jeneen-naji-digitalmedia-faculty-nui-maynooth/[5 May 2013].
Naji, J. 2011, Interactive Poetry – New Content for new Technologies in Vukanovic, Z. & Faustino, P., “Managing Media Economy, Media Content and Technology in the Age of Digital Convergence”, Lisbon: Media XXI.
Naji, J. 2010, “Interactive Poetry: poets and programmers” in EuroITV’10 Proceedings of the 8thinternational interactive conference on Interactive TV&Video, ACM, New York.