Laura Borràs Castanyer

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Barcelona
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Spain
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Laura Borràs Castanyer, Ph.D. in Romance Philology (1997) from the UB, has attained the qualification of European Doctor (1997) and has been awarded the Special Ph.D. Prize (1998) in Social Sciences at the same university. Is an associate professor on Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University of Barcelona. She devoted the last 12 years to develop the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) on the literary field –mainly on Comparative Literature and Digital Literature as well. Member of the Literary Advisory Board of the ELO, from 2000, she directs and is the main investigator of the International Research Group HERMENEIA, made up of professors and investigators from various European and American universities, whose mission is to study connections between Literary Studies and Digital Technologies. Academic Director of the M.A. Programme on Literature in the Digital Age at the University of Barcelona. She has organized the e-poetry festival 2009 in Barcelona. With Rita Raley, Brian Kim Stefans and Talan Memmott, she has been editor of the Electronic Literature Collection, vol. II (2008-2010).

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Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Yearsort descending
Internet i literatura avui: el fil d’Ariadna Article in an online journal 2001
Enseñar literatura en la red. Nuevos recursos digitales Article or chapter in a book 2002
Investigación en teoría de la literatura y tecnologías digitales Article or chapter in a book Universidad de Jaén 2002
Leed, leed, malditos. Notas para una hermenéutica de la lectura hipertextual Article or chapter in a book Marenostrum 2003
E-Learning and Literary Studies: Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Conference paper or presentation 2004
Digital Literatures and Theoretial Approaches Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2004
De la estética de la recepción a la estética de la interactividad. Notas para una hermenéutica hipertextual Article or chapter in a book Universidad de la Rioja 2004
Apología de la brevedad: Intermínims de navegació poètica o la tentación del silencio Article in a print journal 2005
Teorías literarias y retos digitales Article or chapter in a book EDIUOC 2005
Nicolas Clauss' Art if I want Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2005
E-Learning and Literary Studies. Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2005
Textualidades electrónicas: Presentación Article or chapter in a book EDIUOC 2005
Teaching Literature in a Virtual University: A Way to Enhance Imagination! Article or chapter in a book 2006
Testualità elettroniche. Nuovi scenari per la letteratura Other Edizioni B.A. Graphis 2006
Teaching Literature in a Virtual Campus:The UOC Experience, 1998-2005 Article or chapter in a book 2006
Introduzione Article or chapter in a book Edizioni B.A. Graphis 2006
La creació literària digital i les textualitats electròniques des d’un observatori anomenat Hermeneia Article in a print journal Fundació Espais d’Art Contemporani 2006
Cómo analizar la nueva literatura. La crítica ante la creación literaria para la red Article or chapter in a book Liceus 2006
Teorie letterarie e sfide digitali Article or chapter in a book Edizioni B.A. Graphis 2006
Wiki Notes on International Electronic Literature from the 2007 ELO Symposium Panel on International Electronic LIterature Notes and Drafts 2007

Events arranged:

Event City Date Event type Link to edit content
E-Poetry 2009 Barcelona 23.05.2009 Festival

Curator of:

Title City Country Date
Erasmus Intensive Program "European Digital Literatures" Madrid Spain June 25, 2012 to July 13, 2012
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Laura Borràs Castanyer
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