The 2021 Suez Blockage may have been a disaster for global trade, yet it also provides for a splendid case study of digital literacies. This article analyzes how online groups implement their own literacies into memes related to the event.
Many homeless people in the U.S. could not receive their stimulus checks due to COVID-19 restrictions, such as the closing of public spaces with internet access. How can they be digitally included in the midst of a pandemic?
Conlangs are getting more popular, especially because of the popularity of series like Game of Thrones. In shows, constructed languages are an important factor to create a storyworld. But fans speak conlangs also in reallife communities.
The example of Timor-Leste shows that literacy research cannot escape investigating new digital literacy sites. In Dili a shopping mall with Wifi access is the place to be for those who want to engage in online literacy.