King Khalid University, one of the leading Saudi universities, bestowed its highest honors on Sandy Baldwin, Professor of English at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), for his global efforts in developing electronic literature.
King Khalid University held a conference entitled “The Arabic Language and the Literary Text on the World Net” in the period 14-16 Feb. 2017.
“Global Electronic Literature: Challenges and Tactics” is the title of the lecture presented by Prof. Baldwin via Skype in the conference.
Professor Baldwin is the vice president of the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) and one of the pioneers in the field. The honor by King Khalid University comes as an honor to Prof. Baldwin for his leading projects in promoting e-lit all over the world and specifically Arabic e-lit, and the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) in general as the first and most important organization interested in e-lit.