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Los Angeles Times Features English Prof's ‘Novel’ App

Assistant professor of English Kevin Moffitt’s new work, created in conjunction with a team of creative and technology professionals, is getting major coverage from publications such as The Los Angeles Times, Wired magazine and The New York Times. “Artistically exceptional” and a “technological innovation,” according to one production consultant for digital content strategies, The Silent History is a serialized app for iPhone and iPad “with visuals and text that set up the story of a present-and-future dystopia in which a mysterious speechlessness epidemic has broken out among a generation of children.” Read the story…