Raine Koskimaa

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Jyväskylä
Finland
FI
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Finland
FI
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Born: 
1968
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Short biography: 

Raine Koskimaa (b. 1968, Finland), PhD, professor of Digital Culture at the University of Jyvaskyla, Department of Art and Culture Studies. Author of Digital Literature. From Text to Hypertext and Beyond (2000, Doctoral Dissertation Thesis, University of Jyvaskyla). Co-founder and co-editor of the Cybertext Yearbook, established in 2000, available at: http://cybertext.hum.jyu.fi/. Member of the Electronic Literature Organization Literary Advisory Board. Member of the Game StudiesReview Board. Programme Chair for the Digital Arts and Culture 2005 Conference (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark). Raine Koskimaa works as a professor of digital culture at the Department of Art and Culture Studies. He teaches researches in the fields of digital textuality, programmable media, and game studies. He has published widely around the issues of digital culture, digital literature, hyper and cybertextuality, game studies, reader-response studies, media use, and narratology. He is the co-editor of the Cybertext Yearbook Series and a member of the Literary Advisory Board for the Electronic Literature Organization and the Review Board for Gamestudies.

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Updated bio (as of Dec. 3, 2014)

Raine Koskimaa works as a professor of contemporary culture studies at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He conducts research in the fields of digital textuality, programmable media, and game studies. He has published widely around the issues of digital literature, game studies, and narratology, and his writings have appeared in several languages. He is the co-founder and co-editor of the Cybertext Yearbook, member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism, the Literary Advisory Board for the Electronic Literature Organization and the Review Board for Gamestudies.

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
Approaches to Digital Literature: Temporal Dynamics and Cyborg Authors Article or chapter in a book Transcript 2010
Digital Literature: From Text to Hypertext and Beyond Book (Ph.D. dissertation) 2000
Discourse Timer: Towards Temporally Dynamic Texts Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2001
Disse bølger af erindringer: en analyse af Caitlin Fishers "These Waves of Girls" Article or chapter in a book 2004
Electronic Literature Publishing in Europe: Sample Cases from Finland Conference paper or presentation 2010
Electronic Literature Publishing Practices: Distinct Traditions and Collaborating Communities Article or chapter in a book 2013
Hypertext Fiction in the Twilight Zone Conference paper or presentation 1998
Literature in Digital Culture: Pedagogical Possibilities Article or chapter in a book Continuum 2010
Playing with time in digital fiction Conference paper or presentation 2011
Reading Cybertexts - An Empirical Approach Conference paper or presentation 2000
Reading Processes: Groundwork for Software Studies Review Game Studies: The International Journal of Computer Game Research 2011
Running Out of Time: The Strategies of Ending in Digital Fictions Conference panel or roundtable 2015
Teaching Digital Literature through Multi-Layered Analysis Article or chapter in a book Transcript 2010
The Challenge of Cybertext: Teaching Literature in the Digital World Article in an online journal Arts and Humanities in Higher Education 2007
The Experience of the Unique in Reading Digital Literature Article or chapter in a book, Conference paper or presentation Atelier Multimediale Edizioni 2011
These Waves of Memories: A Hyperfiction by Caitlin Fisher Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2004
Time and Temporality in Digital Fictions Conference paper or presentation 2014
Time For No One, Hypermedia Duration Conference paper or presentation 2000

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Events arranged:

Event City Datesort descending Event type Edit link
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Publishing Seminar Jyväskylä 28.03.2011 Seminar
Kid E-lit Bergen 04.08.2015 Exhibition

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