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  1. Hermeneia Grup de Recerca

    With financial support obtained from earning a research award from the department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise by the Generalitat de Catalunya and with help of other grants from several research institutions, in 2000, Laura Borràs Castanyer initiated HERMENEIA along with a research group that determines the contents published on HERMENEIA´s web presence. For a decade, Borràs founding group of editors including Joan-Elies Adell, Raffaele Pinto, Giovanna di Rosario, Perla Sassón-Henry, Raine Koskimaa, Markku Eskelinen, and Juan Gutiérrez, worked together in cooperation with researchers from American and European universites (e.g. Brown University, USA and the University of Jyväskylä in Finland), to offer an international gaze of the digital literature phenomenon“ on a freely accessible web site. While over the years the infrastructure of the group and its members changed, the objective remained obviously the same: the group investigates in literary studies, electronic literature, and digital technologies. Electronic literature challenges not only the readers perception, but also literary theory and teaching.

    Patricia Tomaszek - 17.09.2010 - 15:49

  2. trAce Online Writing Centre

    From 1995-2006 the trAce Online Writing Centre was based at Nottingham Trent University. From 1995-2005 the trAce Online Writing Centre hosted a unique international community where, using the internet as both medium and raw material, trAce contributors generated an unequalled body of innovative creative work. This open and generous group of people supported and influenced the development of new media writing worldwide and promoted lively debate about the impact of the World Wide Web on the future of text and literature. The trAce website evolved its own distinctive artistic ecology and the resulting complex interlinkings permeate this highly enjoyable archive of writing and making by numerous writers and artists. Like the original website itself, this archive will be of interest to many different kinds of visitors, including practitioners, researchers, teachers and general audiences.

    (Source: Organization's self-desription on the trAce Archive site). 

    See also J.R. Carpenter's Jacket2 article, "The Traces of the trAce Online Writing Centre 1995-2005." 

    Jill Walker Rettberg - 21.09.2010 - 11:11

  3. ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice

    Developing a Network-Based Creative Community: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice (ELMCIP) is a collaborative research project funded by the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) JRP for Creativity and Innovation. ELMCIP involves seven European academic-research partners and one non-academic partner that are investigating how creative communities of practitioners form within a transnational and transcultural context in a globalized and distributed communication environment. Focusing on the electronic-literature community in Europe as a model of networked creativity and innovation in practice, ELMCIP intends both to study the formation and interactions of that community and to further electronic-literature research and practice in Europe.

    ELCMIP is registered as a publisher in Norway, with ISBN publisher number 978-82-999089

    Jill Walker Rettberg - 21.09.2010 - 11:18

  4. University of Bergen, Program in Digital Culture

    Digital Culture (called Humanistic Informatics until August 2009) is the study of social, cultural, ethical and aesthetic aspects of Information and Communication Technology. Our main focus is digital arts and culture and the interaction between culture and technology. In our studies of digital culture we emphasize that theoretical, historical and analytical approaches to understanding digital culture must be accompanied by a practical understanding of the technology. Though the group has changed names three times, it is one of the oldest groups with a curriculum in humanities computing in Europe, established in 1985.

    Scott Rettberg - 17.10.2010 - 19:33

  5. Dare-Dare

    DARE-DARE is an artist-run centre which has about 100 members. Since its inception in 1985, the centre presented the work of more than 1000 artists.DARE-DARE supports research and valorises emerging practices. Its members are interested in the context of creation and answer the need of exchange and collaboration. DARE-DARE is a flexible, open space devoted to research, experimentation, risk and critical inquiry. The artist-run center manifests a sustained interest in exploration and in the diversity in the modes of presentation.Therefore, DARE-DARE accepts innovative, original and critical propositions, which invest the gallery’s space, the urban space or any other context. Submit any proposal of exhibition, performance, public intervention, event, etc., may they be specific or of variable duration.(Source: Organization's website.)

    J. R. Carpenter - 04.03.2011 - 19:52

  6. Literature Across Frontiers

    A European platform for literary exchange, a programme of initiatives and a network of partner organisations aiming to advance European cultural exchange in the field of literature and translation through multilateral cooperation encompassing policy research and analysis, publications, translator training and skills development, joint participation in international book fairs, literature festivals and other forums, organisation of larger-scale projects, as well as conferences, seminars and workshops.

    Nia Davies - 28.03.2011 - 17:14

  7. University at Buffalo SUNY

    A flagship institution in the State University of New York system, UB is the largest and most comprehensive campus in the 64-campus SUNY system. It is a member of the Association of American Universities.

    Founded in 1846.


    Maria Engberg - 28.03.2011 - 17:29

  8. University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Department of English

    The UCSB Department of English is home to several research and teaching centers designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and provide a new model for organizing English departments. One center, the Transcriptions Project, is linked to the department's Literature and the Culture of Information specialization and the University of California's Digital Culture's Project.

    Maria Engberg - 31.03.2011 - 13:15

  9. The University of Iowa's International Writing Program

    The University of Iowa is the nation’s premier center for creative writing. Giving and attending talks and readings, and meeting with well-known and emerging visiting American writers give the international writers broad exposure to currents in American literature. We also strive to give each writer the opportunity to present his or her work in a public forum. Televised and radio interviews with individuals and groups of writers are broadcast in the Iowa City and university communities.

    (Source: Program's website)

    Patricia Tomaszek - 28.05.2011 - 19:36

  10. ISEA International

    Founded in the Netherlands in 1990, ISEA International (formerly Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts) is an international nonprofit organization fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organizations and individuals working with art, science and technology.

    The main activity of ISEA International is the annual International Symposium on Electronic Art. Selection of ISEA symposia is made by the ISEA International Foundation Board.

    In an important move for ISEA, an agreement with University of Brighton to establish an ISEA Headquarters was signed in July 2009. ISEA HQ provides an administrative, academic and creative base for ISEA and develops a fruitful partnership with a leading research University. Sue Gollifer, Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Architecture and Course Leader of the Digital Media Arts MA has been appointed as the inaugural ISEA Director at the University of Brighton.


    Eric Dean Rasmussen - 22.08.2011 - 10:07