Dr Julia Gillen



I am a Reader in Digital Literacies in the Department of Linguistics and English Language and 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 186 publications

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

Cricket bats, #riotcleanup and rhubarb: everyday creativity in Twitter interactions around Test Match Special
Gillen, J. 01/2018 In: Language Sciences. 65, p. 37-47. 11 p.
Journal article

Negotiating citizenship: a young child’s collaborative meaning-making constructions of beavers as a symbol of Canada
Gillen, J., Cameron, C.A. 6/05/2017 In: Language and Education. 31, 4, p. 330-350. 21 p.
Journal article

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

‘I don’t see myself as a 40-year-old on Facebook’: medical students’ dilemmas in developing professionalism with social media
Curtis, F., Gillen, J. 7/02/2019 In: Journal of Further and Higher Education. 43, 2, p. 251-262. 12 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. 01/2018 In: Was ist ein Brief? - Aufsätze zu epistolarer Theorie und Kultur. What is a letter? - Essays on epistolary theory and culture. Würzburg : Königshausen & Neumann
Chapter (peer-reviewed)