Jill Walker Rettberg

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Jill Walker Rettberg is professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, and co-director of the Center for Digital Narrative. Her research focus is on how we tell stories online, and she has a particular interest in social media and personal narratives. She has published several articles on early hypertext fiction, electronic literature, digital art and social media, as well as the book Blogging (Polity Press, 2008). She also co-edited an anthology of scholarship on World of Warcraft (Digital Culture, Play, and Identity, MIT Press, 2008). Jill has been blogging at jilltxt.net for two decades, and tweets as @jilltxt.

Note: Works published before 2007 under name Jill Walker.

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Titlesort ascending Publication Type Publisher Year
Workshop on Curating and Exhibiting Electronic Literature Weblog 2012
What Do Children Want: Enhanced Books or Innovative E-lit for Kids? Conference paper or presentation 2014
Weblog Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2005
Visualising Networks of Electronic Literature: Dissertations and the Creative Works They Cite Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review 2014
Tripp trapp tresko i cyberspace Article in an online journal Vinduet 1999
The Genealogy of a Creative Community: Why is Afternoon the "Grandaddy" of Hypertext Fiction? Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Future of the Digital Humanities at the University of Bergen Conference panel or roundtable 2018
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Exhibition Catalogue Exhibition Catalog 2013
The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: Documentation, Connections and Visualisations Conference paper or presentation 2013
SurREAL: Dramatis Personae on the Digital Stage Conference paper or presentation 2000
Student Research Using the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2011
Selvbilder Keynote address 2014
Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves Book (monograph) - print Palgrave Macmillan 2016
Piecing Together and Tearing Apart: Finding the Story in afternoon Conference paper or presentation Association for Computing Machinery 1999
Personal Narratives, Corporate Templates Conference paper or presentation 2009
Notes on N. Katherine Hayles: Literature and the Literary: Why Electronic Literature is Key to Their Future Notes and Drafts, Weblog 2007
Network Analysis and Visualization as a Method for Studying Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2013
Mirrors and Shadows: The Aestheticisation of Oneself 2005
Mining the Knowledge Base: Exploring Methodologies for Analysing the Field of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2013
Life Poetry Told by Sensors Keynote address 2014

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Titlesort ascending City Country Date
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013

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