Spreading transliteracy

An interesting quote from Constance Penley:

We need to learn from them (teens)," Penley said. "Transliteracy is not starting from, 'It's bad,' but, 'What is reading in the digital era?'

It comes from a decent article in the Ventura County Star, a local paper in California and also contains some good comments from Alan Liu about the social nature of transliteracies.
Although it is important to prise apart the differences between Alan Liu's notion of "transliteracies", our notion of "transliteracy" and the occasional use of "transliteracy" used in educational theory about bi- and multilingualism there is no doubt that we all share a common philosophy of embracing the "trans" while, I hope, not being uncritical of it.

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