Dr Julia Gillen

Senior Lecturer


I am a Senior Lecturer in Digital Literacies in the Department of Linguistics and English Language and former Director of the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre. I am also a member of the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning and the Centre for Mobilities Research.

Selected Publications Show all 166 publications

Digital literacies
Gillen, J. 14/04/2014 Routledge. 190 p. ISBN: 9780415660891, 9780415660938.

The picture postcard at the beginning of the twentieth century: Instagram, Snapchat or selfies of an earlier age?
Gillen, J. 1/12/2016 In: Literacy, media and technology. London : Bloomsbury Academic p. 11-24. 14 p. ISBN: 9781474257992.

Peer to peer deaf literacy: working with young deaf people and peer tutors in India
Gillen, J., Panda, S., Papen, U., Zeshan, U. 30/07/2016 In: Language and Language Teaching. 5, 10, p. 1-7. 7 p.
Journal article

Virtual spaces in literacy studies
Gillen, J. 25/05/2015 In: The Routledge handbook of literacy studies. London : Routledge

“I should have wrote a letter tonight”: a literacy studies perspective on the Edwardian postcard
Gillen, J. 30/06/2015 In: What is a letter? – Essays on epistolary theory and culture. Würzburg : Königshausen & Neumann
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Writing Edwardian postcards
Gillen, J. 09/2013 In: Journal of Sociolinguistics. 17, 4, p. 488-521. 34 p.
Journal article

Contact calls: Twitter as a dialogic social and linguistic practice
Gillen, J., Merchant, G. 01/2013 In: Language Sciences. 35, p. 47-58. 12 p.
Journal article

Un giorno nella vita: Percosi internazionali di ricerca della prima infanzia
Gillen, J., Cameron, C.A., Pinto, G., Toselli, M. 2014 Firenze : Seid Editori srl. 238 p. ISBN: 97888889473665.

Virtual literacies: interactive spaces for children and young people.
Merchant, G., Gillen, J., Marsh, J., Davies, J. 2013 New York : Routledge. 272 p. ISBN: 9780415899604, 9781138810594.