Michael Widner

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Michael Widner works for the Stanford University Libraries as the Academic Technology Specialist for the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages (DLCL). His role is to work with faculty and their research assistants as a consultant, collaborator, and innovator in DLCL-based digital humanities and instructional technology projects. He also organizes and presents workshops and lectures on practices and theories in these realms. He has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Texas at Austin; his dissertation was titled "Genre Trouble: Embodied Cognition in Fabliaux, Gawain, and Bury St Edmunds." Among other hats, he wears those of Project Director for Bibliopedia and Technical Director for Lacuna Stories. He skateboards, but not well.


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