Weeks 14-15: Multimedia Writing Frameworks and Performances

Monday, April 18

  • Read entries on Alan Bigelow’s Webyarns and “My Life in 3 Parts
  • Assignment:
    • Tweet your GIF poems before class on April 20.
    • Give it a title and use the following hashtags: #engl3238 #gifpoetry #NPM16 #NationalPoetryMonth

Wednesday, April 20

Assignment: Webyarn Remix

  • Create a work of electronic literature using this framework.
  • Monday: Bring a USB drive with your first draft of a work based on Alan Bigelow’s Reveal framework. Bring the whole thing with all the assets ready ready to use.

Monday, April 25

  • Bring a USB drive with your first draft of your Webyarn Remix. Bring the whole thing with all the assets ready ready to use.
  • Be prepared to share it during our workshop.

Wednesday, April 27

  • Your Webyarn Remix is due today.
    • I will provide instructions for you to upload your work.
  • Choose one of your works you would perform for a live audience.
  • Prepare a performance of the work to share in class.
  • We will have an e-lit performance workshop.

Author: Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores is a Professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus and the Treasurer for the Electronic Literature Organization. He was the 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. His research areas are electronic literature, poetry, and preservation of first generation electronic objects. He is the lead writer, publisher, and editor of a scholarly blogging project titled I ♥ E-Poetry (http://iloveepoetry.com). For more information on his current work, visit http://leonardoflores.net.