Jason P. Smith is a PhD research student affiliated with the Centre for Textual studies at DMU. He holds a BA(hons) in English Literature from the University of Huddersfield and an MA in Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture from the University of York. His research examines the impact of digital technology on both literary scholarship and the writing and production of innovative fictions.
Previous work has examined the fluctuating concept of ‘genre’ in the 20th Century, the rise and decline of the idea of post-modern, and the poetry and rhetoric of T.S. Eliot, specifically in relation to that of Keats and Blake.
Jason is also interested in the use of social media and other digital systems as pedagogical and research aids. He can be found on twitter @jason_p_smith.