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MLA 17 // Boundary Play

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Feminism in Augmented Reality, Videogames and Electronic Literature Thursday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., 401-403, Philadelphia Marriott #s151 #MLA17 Speakers: Profs. Jessica Pressman, Kathi Inman Berens, Anastasia Salter Respondent: Prof. Caitlin Fisher Our panel presents research about the role of feminism in … Continue reading

Playable Books on iPad

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Slides for my talk at the 2016 Digital Humanities Conference in Kraców, Poland 14 July 2016. Playable Books on the iPad by Kathi Inman Berens is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Share this:

My Hololens 1-Day Training

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FOUR Hololens headsets. That’s how many devices are in-house at Oregon Story Board, the nonprofit story-and-technology accelerator in Portland, Oregon’s mobile-dev-rich Pearl district. This is a coup for Portland-area tech innovators. Microsoft might have released as little at two thousand … Continue reading

Review of Virtual Reality Film Festival

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Yesterday I attended the one-day Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival [KVRFF], which kicked off its 10-stop North American tour in Portland, Oregon. It presented 20 featured “films” or experiences, plus some business applications such as “social VR”–which entailed meeting in a … Continue reading

My Digital Eco-Poem Installed in Bergen, Norway

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“RestOration: Kalfarlien 18” Installed in Bergen, Norway at “Ends of Electronic Literature” Media Arts Show August 5-28 2015 What does an e-waste sculpture have to do with a 100 year old villa on Bergen’s Kalfarlien street on the slope of … Continue reading

Want to “Save the Humanities”? Pay Adjuncts to Learn Digital Tools

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Higher education is experiencing its Napster moment, its Amazon moment, and administrators are implementing online learning modules to compete. Disintermediation: what iTunes did to record stores and Amazon did to bookstores, textbook companies are beginning to do to residential university … Continue reading

What I’m Doing As a Fulbright Scholar

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I’m the 2014-2015 U.S. Fulbright Scholar of Digital Culture at the University in Bergen. Here’s what I’ve been up to. Essays published or submitted fall 2014 –“Judy Malloy’s seat at the (database) table: a feminist reception history of early hypertext.” … Continue reading

Electronic Literature at UiB!

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This post conveys information for DIKULT 203, Electronic Literature. You’ll find here a course description, our reading schedule, assignments, grading rubrics, and links to electronic literature collections and coding resources. I’m Professor Kathi Inman Berens, a Fulbright Scholar visiting UiB … Continue reading

Vote Kathi Inman Berens for MLA Executive Council

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In 2011, I rejoined the MLA after a twelve-year hiatus. I was working full time as an Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing at the University of Southern California (which means: NTT, 3/3, 3-yr renewable contract, stable employment, no sabbatical or … Continue reading