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Support new Creative Writing Forum at MLA by June 15!

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Many e-lit artists belong to the Modern Language Association, the largest advocacy group for scholars and teachers of literature and languages in higher education. We in electronic literature have a rare opportunity to form with other creative writers an official … Continue reading

Disperse the Light

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Disperse the Light ELO 2014 Media Arts Show June 19-21, 2014 in Milwaukee, WI Kathi Inman Berens, Curator Now, when almost all writing is done digitally and when easy-to-use tools empower anybody with a socket to “make stuff,” the Electronic … Continue reading

Want to work a Media Arts Show? Here’s How!

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Join a team installing a Media Arts show at Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukeee June 17-21! The Electronic Literature Organization’s 2014 Media Arts Show, running in conjunction with ELO’s HOLD THE LIGHT conference, will feature 48 new works of multimodal interactive art. The … Continue reading

Authenticity in Distributed Networks: a #MLA15 Proposal

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“Authenticity in Distributed Networks” is a deep dive into how humans and machines collaborate to make or adjudicate authenticity. Machines “authenticate” information, but without consciousness. Humans derive authenticity from cognitive and embodied processes; consciousness is a gatekeeper, confirming or disconfirming … Continue reading

CFP: “Authenticity in Distributed Networks”

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At MLA 2015, to be held Jan. 8-11 in Vancouver, Canada, I wish to convene a Special Session panel that interrogates how distributed networks of human and non-human agents disclose new dimensions of “authenticity.” Referring to the material substrate that … Continue reading

Submit Art! E-Lit First Encounters due 2/15/14

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Do you remix, write stories, play with image and text? Have you ever jumped into a story as it unfolds on a Twitter hashtag? If you’re a teacher, please share this with your students even if you don’t teach media … Continue reading

Enlightenment Level Up

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Sony PlayStation 2 & The Night Journey [I showed this 10-minute walk-thru of The Night Journey while I presented this talk at MLA 2014.] The Night Journey (2007) is an experimental video game created by Bill Viola in collaboration with … Continue reading

Introduction: Digital Humanities & New Media

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LIT 306E Weekly Schedule Professor Kathi Inman Berens Marylhurst University, Winter 2014 WEEK 1 — SONG FOR A COMMON CULTURE Stephen Ramsay, The Hermeneutics of Screwing Around; or What You Do With a Million Books T.S. Eliot, “The Wasteland” app … Continue reading

Cultures of New Media at USC

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/// a class that meets both on campus & via virtual classroom software /// ANNENBERG COMM 340 – FALL 2013 CULTURES OF NEW MEDIA 9:30am – 10:50am ASC 231 & via ADOBE Connect: links provided for each class session INSTRUCTOR … Continue reading