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Electronic Literature Organization 2018: Mind the Gap!

Events in this series:

Event City Datesort descending Event type Edit link
Archives & Repositories: A Contemporary Challenge Montréal, Québec 14.08.2018 Conference
Strategies of Embodiment Montréal, Québec 16.08.2018 Conference

Critical writing presented:

Title Author Tags
After the Page: Digital Reading Practices and New Media Technology in the Writing Classroom Risa Gorelick reading strategies, online literay analysis, electronic text, methodology, writing program, CATA, NowComment, Ponder
Coping with bits: Abby Adams Abby Adams challenges, archive, institutions, accessibility, Public
Distant Reading and Digital Reading Practices Catherine Siemann Franco Moretti, distant reading, New Critics, CATA, brainstorming, reading technique, patterns
Divides in the Post-Print Classroom? Bringing Critical Social Research Methods to the Fore Theresa Hunt post-print, university, classroom, pedagogy research, students, enviroment, digital reading
From Codex to Code: Computational Poetics and the Emergence of the Self- Reading Text Andrew Klobucar digital engagement, digital reading, Lisa Gitelman, Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents, tools, digital text, coding
"Smog Poem" and “Heating Season.” Creative work and Smog Datafication Piotr Marecki, Leszek Onak smog, Smog Poem, Heating Season, Krakow, pollution
(Latin American) E-Lit and its Experimental Nature. After the Great Divide? Claudia Kozak culture, mainstream media, fan fiction
A False Sense of Feminism in Chinese Internet Literature: A Case Study of the Web Serial Novel Three Lifetimes, Ten Miles of Peach Blossoms Wanming Wang feminist, womanhood, love, gender equality
A framework for developing multi-modal media-spaces using AI techniques Steve Dipaola, Mily Mumford AI techniques, multimedia, media-spaces
A framework for developing multi-modal media-spaces using AI techniques Mily Mumford, Steve Dipaola
A Project Gutenberg Poetry Corpus Allison Parrish poetry, machine-readble text
A Republic of Blackboxes: Hijacking Users Devices for the Greater Good Matt Schneider games, dystopian society, mobile devices, black box, République
Algorithmic Invention Mark Wolff literature, close reading, corpus, algorithmic topos
All VR’s a Stage: The Aesthetics of Immersive Mixed Reality Theater Clara Fernández-Vara, David Gochfeld, Ken Perlin VR, theatre, multi modality
Avoiding the digital insanity: the attachment to constructivism in Brazilian literature Andréa Catrópa Brazilian literature, digital literature, cultural study
Broken Windows and Slashed Canvases: Digital Comics and Transgressive Horror Mehitabel Glenhaber horror, digital comics, print media, digital horror, interactivity
Canon Goes Mobile: Ludosemiotics of Remediation Agnieszka Przybyszewska interface, touch, alternative interfaces, gesture, mobile, genre, remediation
Cling-Clang-Cornelius: Digital Sound Poetry as Embodied Posthumanism Christophe Collard Digital, sound, poetry, posthumanism, problematic, socio-cultural, electronic technologies, musical-seeming
Congress of Fakery Davin Heckman, Mark Marino, Nola Farman, Jason Nelson, Talan Memmott, Rob Wittig Fake news, information, frauds, hoaxes, electronic literature, discussion, roundtable presentation
Coping with bits: Dene Grigar Dene Grigar electronic literature, challenges, archives, practices, experiences, solutions
Coping with bits: Leonardo Flores Leonardo Flores initiative, preserve, work, electronic literature, developing, accessible, Public
Corpus et interfaces: comment penser le partage du sens Julien Longhi twitter, #Idéo2017, social media, social networks
Critical examination of concepts relating to canon, preservation, and access Astrid Ensslin canon, preservation, critical examination, social elitization, canon development, canonization, digital fiction
Dank Memes and Tactical Media Talan Memmott internet memes, politic, image macros, Tumpian era
Dérives. Bringing (digital) space back to literature. Enrico Agostini Marchese literature, GAFAM
Digital Deep-Sea Diving: navigating the narrative depths of E-lit and VR Melinda White VR, psychology
Digital Deep-Sea Diving: navigating the narrative depths of E-lit and VR Melinda White VR Literature, digital wwimming, virtual reality, reader and author relationship, storytelling
Digital Vernacular Davin Heckman Digital, media, populism, democracy, us, neoliberalism
Dissecting Characters: A Typology of Chinese Characters in Text-based Playable Media Yue-Jin Ho computer games, chinese computer system, chinese characters, playable media, chinese, translation, alphabets
Do Games Really Ever End? Ryan House video games, game analysis
E-Lit in the Gutter: Applying McCloud's Transition Categories to Interactive Fiction Ted Fordyce fiction, word and image, illustration, digital works
e-Loops in e-Lit: Mechanical Reflexive Reading Ariane Savoie loops, patterns, electronic text
Electronic Literature Scott Rettberg electronic literature, history, genres, cultural context, historical context, literary history, hypertext fiction, combinatory poetics, interactive fiction, kinetic digital poetry, interactive poetry, network writing
Electronic Literature and Getting to the New Josephine Anstey, Roy Roussel VR, computer art, human experience
Electronic Literature as an approaching tool to emerging ways of reading Guizar Rolass, Jessica Arianne Rodríguez, Alejandro Brianza code, reading, identity
Electronic literature in post-communism. The Romanian case Oana Stanescu Romania, post-communism, experimental writing, politics
eLITE-CM Project: Developing enriching interactivity in children digitized literature and e-lit María Goicoechea de Jorge children, imagination, bilingual, Spain
Engineered Opacity and Illegible Interfaces in Ted Warnell's CODE STORY Jamal Russell digital code portrait, code analysis, code story, interface design, non-semantic
Engineering Language: Electronic Literature, the “Value” of Words, and the Teaching of College Writing Johannah Rodgers compositional automation, writing, literacy education
Fight Like a Girl: Digital Storytelling For Self-Motivation Strategies Used By Women Athletes in Muay Thai Natasha Ramoutar women athletes, Muay Thai, game creation, twine, self-motivation
Forms and Platforms
Gestural Semiotics and App Fiction Astrid Ensslin semiotics, App fiction, Bouchardon, interpretive, study
Harlowe-quin Romance: Subversive Play at Love (and Sex) with Twine Anastasia Salter Harlequin romance novels, Feminist Media, e-literature, heteronormative visual novels
Haunting (Narrative) Architecture: The Internet in Skeleton Creek Julie Blomberg Gudmundsson fiction, young adult, critic, critical terms
Hey Siri, Tell Me a Story: AI, Procedural Generation, and Digital Narratives Sarah Thorne storytelling, Siri, Cortana, Alexa, AI, artificial intelligence, procedural generation, Digital Narratives, video games, eliza, Siri
Histories and Genres of Electronic Literature Scott Rettberg electronic literature, Digital Genres, Cultural Contexts
How Computers Read Computer Generated Novels Zach Whalen Study of textuality, computer generated text, NaNoGenMo, frequency analysis
How to Create a National Anthem Andrew Demirjian Lyric Text, Translation Gaps
Humor & Constraint in Electronic Literature Rui Torres humor, electronic literature
Hybrid Praxis and Collaborative Culture in an E-Lit Classroom Rebekah Edwards college, born-digital, code, teaching, pedagogy
Hypertropic Story Spaces: Ambient Literature in Practice. Tom Abba digital storytelling, urban space, ambient literature
Inner Telescope: The First Poem in Outer Space (a Conversation) Eduardo Kac, Marianne Cloutier holopoetry, space poetry, bioart
Is there a gap in the classroom? Inanimate Alice in Portuguese schools Ana Machado, Ana Sofia Auilar, Alice Atsuko Matsuda electronic literature, children, Portugal, education
Italo Calvino’s Six Memos as ethical imperative in J.R. Carpenter’s The Gathering Cloud David Thomas Henry Wright value, contemporary electronic literature, post-digital aesthetics, approach to electronic literature
Literature after the Technological Singularity Nick Montfort Technological Singularity, AI, boostrapping
Literature Mods Álvaro Seiça literature mods, surface, computational poetics, deformative criticism
Locative Listening and the Construction of Dynamic Hybrid Space Tony Vieira locative listening, dynamic, hybrid, space, construction, social
Love letters to strangers Cristiane Costa digital storytelling, love, virtual world, experience, hyperlinking
Ludology, Narratology, and the Representation of Women in Visual Novels Stephanie Settle narratology, visual novels, ludology, close-reading, metanarrative
Making PIE: Closing the gap between story and experience Dene Grigar story, Lighning talks, PIE, multimedia, interactive experiences, communicating experience
Metainterface Character Søren Bro Pold metainterface, identity online
Micronarrative, Virtual Reality, and Medium Specificity: Circa 1948 as VR installation and Mobile App Jim Bizzocchi, Reese Muntean Vancouver, virtual reality, Circa 1948
Minding the Gap for Online Book Illustrations Rachael Harris image browsing, bibliographic data, Google, mass digitization, images
Mod Cyberspace, Mod the World! Skawennati, Jason Edward Lewis cyberspace, experimental media, storytelling paradigm, narrative experience, critical new media
Narrating the City in Augmented Aur(e)ality Anna Nacher augmented reality, mobile media, soundwalking
Narratologize it, Don’t Criticize it: feat. With Those We Love Alive David Ciccoricco Digital Narratives, twine, Empathy Games, digital literature
Opening up the Silent World: Narrating Interaction in a Digital Comic Jennifer Dellner electronic literature, Digital Web Comic, digital comics, interactivity, social media, multi-lingual
PhoneMe: A mobile phone-native genre of poetry for the social media age Kedrick James, Yuya Takeda, Ernesto Peña PhoneMe, poetry, USA, social media narrative
Pleasure and E-Lit: Looking at the Difficult and Unfamiliar in the Undergraduate Classroom Aurelea Mahood electronic literature, reader, assessment
Poética Quántica: Closing the Literary Gap in Latin American E-Lit Angelica Huizar e-literature, Latin America, culture study
PoéticaSonora: Prototyping in Montreal a Digital Audio Repository for Latin American Sound Art and Poetry Aurelio Meza Valdez, David Lum textual dimension, Latin America, Digital Audio
Probing the gaps between datasets and interfaces in electronic literature Deanna Radford poetry, electronic literature, internet of things
Re-imagining the City: (Con)Textual Gaps in Implementation and #QtCoL Hannah Ackermans #QtCoL, city, text fragment
Reading the Ethics and Poetics of the Digital through John Cayley’s The Listeners Laura Okkema digital media ethics, poetics, amazon, Alexa, app
Rethinking Contemporaneity: incoherent, uncertain and speculating about Electronic Literature Guizar Rolass, Jessica Arianne Rodríguez contemporary
RPG Maker as an E-Literature Platform Roman Kalinovski RPG, historical platform, Flash, story, images
Scanbed Poetics Tyler Shoemaker Poetry analysis, ocr, Optical Character Recognition
Secrets, a pedagogic tool for e-lit practices Augusto Vinicius Marquet secret, archive, Cuéntanos un secreto, personal ethic, social ethic, visual communication, workshop
Seduced by the Gap: Writing (E-Lit) Criticism into Crisis Una Chung e-lit criticism, read, text, mechanical, Poetic, scholarship
Semiotic Engineering: an HCI Theory That Can Be Adopted for the Analysis of Works of Electronic Literature Vinícius Carvalho Pereira semiotic, theory, literary theory, literary analysis, literary criticism, semiotic engineering, SemEng
Social Media: Problems & Projects Davin Heckman, Cristiane Costa, Theadora Walsh
Sounds, Noises and Voices: Interdisciplinary Perspectives II
Speech to text: between the real and the unreal Simon Biggs speech, text, real, unreal, technology, virtual, narrative
Splatter Semiotics / Semiotics of Splatter Alan Sondheim digital literacy, splatter, semiotics
Stalking, Shredding, and Streaming: Reading E-Lit Through Artists’ Alternative Web Browsers Colin Post browsers, the web, textuality, informative conceptions, electronic text
Strategies of Embodiment
Tapping the Mind: Memories Beneath Your Fingers Monika Górska Olesińska memories, app, memory (re)construction apps, haptic memory, Pry
The Digital Ecology of Canadian Experimental Writing Sean Braune Canadian poetry, literary history, Canada, Digital, identity
The Infinite Question: Borges and E-Lit Élika Ortega, Alex Saum-Pascual Jorge Luis Borges, Borges’s figure, infinite
The Mathematical Movement of Girl Clusters: How Fandom Manifests Physical Intimacy in the Digital Age Theadora Walsh fandom, girl, anime, relations, idols, critical analysis
The Posthuman Poetics of Instagram Poetry Jeneen Naji instagram, poetry, typography
The reading abyss: narrative in times of Artificial Intelligence David Nuñez Ruiz artificial intelligence, narrative strategies
The Urban Metainterface Christian Ulrik Andersen, Søren Bro Pold urban, interface, app, audio track, maps, Spoken Streets, Las calles habladas
There’s An Other Gap in Play April Salchert twine, games, Empathy Games, literary hypertext
Three Entrances Daniel Punday interface criticism, infrastructure, fictional world
Towards the study of the literary phenomenon in digital media Susana Ruiz-Espinosa non-print, hypertextuality, genres, open work
Tracing Invisible Routes: Mobility and Agency in Polak’s “Nomadic Milk” Kristine Kelly Nomadic Milk, GPS, mobility, Global Networks
Trails and Trials of Composition: Children as Writers and Readers of Electronic Literature Mark C. Marino interactive story, electronic children’s literature, Mrs. Wobbles and the Tangerine House
Transforming Theoretical Textual Analysis into an Interactive Digital Game Aaron Finbloom dialogical game, open-source, non-linear
Translating Electronic Literature: A Few Conclusion, Methodologies and Insights María Mencía, John Cayley, Arnaud Regnauld, Søren Bro Pold, Gabriel Tremblay-Gaudette Transcreation, electronic literature translation, language translation, translation, transmedial, translingual
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