Kathi Inman Berens

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Portland , OR
United States
Oregon US
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United States
US
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1968
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Kathi Inman Berens, a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bergen's Digital Culture Research Group, curates and researches electronic literature. Her curated shows have been installed at the Library of Congress, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and two annual conventions at the Modern Language Association. Her scholarship focuses on electronic literature reception and its impact on literary canon formation. A lecturer at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication, Kathi is a member of the Annenberg Innovation Lab's Research Council and won, in 2012, an IBM Faculty Award for her work in virtual classroom software.

Works contributed to:

Work title Publication Type Year
Film of Sound Exhibited at gallery or event 2012

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
80 days: Breaking the Boundaries between Video Games and Literature Conference paper or presentation 2017
ELO2016 panel, “Feminist Horizons” Conference panel or roundtable 2016
Session 5.6 Feminist Horizons Conference panel or roundtable 2016
Live/Archive: Occupy MLA Article in an online journal Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 2015
Touch and Decay: Tomasula's TOC on iOS Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Reading Writing Interfaces by Lori Emerson Article in an online journal, Review Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 2014
OccupyMLA’s Hidden Archive Conference paper or presentation 2014
Taroko Gorge: A Theory of Networked Paratext Conference paper or presentation 2014
Aura in the Age of Computational Production Article in a print journal 2013
Judy Malloy’s Seat at the (Database) Table: a Feminist Reception History Conference paper or presentation 2013
“Use the # & Tweet yr escape”: LA Flood as Mobile Dystopic Fiction Article in an online journal Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) 2013
Curating the MLA 2012 'Electronic Literature' Exhibit Article in an online journal Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 2012
Geolocative Storytelling Off the Map Conference paper or presentation 2012
The Joy of E-Lit (Interview with Kathi Inman Berens) Interview 2012
Toward a Mobile and Geolocative E-Lit Aesthetic: Curatorial Statement for MLA 2012 Exhibit “Electronic Literature” Conference paper or presentation, Exhibition Catalog, Weblog 2011

Events arranged:

Event City Datesort descending Event type Link to edit content
Electronic Literature & Its Emerging Forms Washington D.C. 03.04.2013 Exhibition

Curator of:

Titlesort descending City Country Date
2014 Electronic Literature Organization: Gallery of E-Literature First Encounters Milwaukee United States June 19, 2014
Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New 'Born Digital' Literature Boston United States January 3, 2013 to January 5, 2013
Avenues of Access: An Exhibit & Online Archive of New 'Born Digital' Literature at the MLA 2013 Convention Boston United States January 3, 2013 to January 5, 2013
Electronic Literature Seattle United States January 5, 2012 to January 7, 2012
Electronic Literature & Its Emerging Forms Washington D.C. United States April 3, 2013 to April 5, 2013
Electronic Literature & Its Emerging Forms Washington, DC United States April 3, 2013 to April 5, 2013
Electronic Literature Organization 2014: Hold the Light Milwaukee United States June 18, 2014 to June 21, 2014

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Kathi Inman Berens
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