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Literary

Our culture is being deeply affected by digital praxis: the way we perceive space, time, the relationships between public and private spheres, our identity, and our privacy are undergoing intense structural changes. The entirety of our lives, our worldviews, our values are being altered. Literature has also experienced this metamorphosis in terms of its boundaries, styles, and structures, as well as with its cultural, social, and political functions. Digital praxis has an impact on both hypermedia literary forms and print literature. The Canada Research Chair is less focused on digital literature itself, and more on literature in the digital era, which involves understanding how our culture is being globally affected through the analysis of recent changes in every aspect of literature in the digital age (for example, the concepts of the author, the literary work, as well as the