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:

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A New Literary Information System: GPS, The Global Poetic System: Bringing Electronic Literature To The Greater Public Conference panel or roundtable 2008
Apología de la brevedad: Intermínims de navegació poètica o la tentación del silencio Article in a print journal 2005
Apprendre la littérature en ligne: transformer les techniques communicatives du discours savant Article in an online journal Université de Rennes 2007
Broadening the e-learning technologies on literature: the effect of it over medieval Romance Literature Article or chapter in a book Iadis 2007
Catalan Ergodic Literature Other University of Jyväskylä 2007
Catalonian Electronic Literature Communities Conference paper or presentation 2010
Ciberteatro. Posibilidades dramatúrgicas en la era digital Article or chapter in a book Academia del Hispanismo 2009
Comment lire la littérature numérique? L’expérience d’enseigner la Poésie Numérique dans les Études de Philologie Catalane Article in an online journal Université Paris VIII 2007
Cómo analizar la nueva literatura. La crítica ante la creación literaria para la red Article or chapter in a book Liceus 2006
De l'art si je veux Article or chapter in a book Universitat de les Illes Balears 2010
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
Digital Literatures and Theoretial Approaches Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2004
E-Learning and Literary Studies - Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Article or chapter in a book 2007
E-Learning and Literary Studies. Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2005
E-Learning and Literary Studies: Towards a New Culture of Teaching? Conference paper or presentation 2004
E-teaching and Literary Studies. Towards a New Culture of Teaching Article or chapter in a book Transcript 2007
Editing the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume Two Conference paper or presentation 2011
Electronic Literature as an Information System Article in a print journal Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 2009
Electronic Literature as an Information System Article in an online journal Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures 2009
Electronic Literature: Linking Database Projects Forum 2012

Events arranged:

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E-Poetry 2009 Barcelona 23.05.2009 Festival

Curator of:

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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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