Final (Exam) Assignment: Framework, Hacked, Remixed Works

  • The goal of this assignment is to create a work of electronic literature based on an established framework or hacking/remixing the source code of another work of electronic literature.
  • The works assigned from May 11-May 16 will showcase possible frameworks or hackable/remixable works. Choose one and build a work based on the discussed frameworks, or on another framework you wish to adapt.
  • The final work is due the day of the final exam: May 31 at 8:45 pm.
    • Publish the work in your hosted space, and link to it in a post in your blog, framing the work with a brief description and featured image.
    • Share the link to your blog post in our Facebook Group.

Monday, May 7

  • In class: video work draft critiques
  • Assignment: Revise your video work and post a link to your revised version as a comment to your original draft in our Facebook Group before class.

Wednesday, May 9

  • In class: group work on video work
  • Assignment: Revise and publish your final video work in your blog with an intro and featured image. Share a link to your blog post in our Facebook Group.

Friday, May 11

  • Final video work due. Publish your final video work in your blog with an intro and featured image. Share a link to your blog post in our Facebook Group.
  • In class: lecture and discussion of “A Nervous System” and the Pane3D framework.
  • Assignment: Read “How to Rob a Bank

Monday, May 14

Wednesday, May 16

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Taroko Gorge and its remixes.
  • Assignment: Read a poem from “Memory Slam” or “The Two” and post a link to the poem in our Facebook with a comment on the work.

Friday, May 18

  • Class does not meet: instead, watch this video lecture and post a reaction/response in our Facebook Group before Saturday, May 19.
  • Assignment: Start developing a work of electronic literature using one of the frameworks discussed. Bring a draft, or at least a concept ready to class on Monday.

Monday, May 21

  • In class: Electronic literature sharing, authoring, workshopping.
  • Assignment: Share a draft of your work in our Facebook Group.

Wednesday, May 23

  • In class: Electronic literature workshop.
  • Assignment: Complete your final work, write an entry in your blog with an intro, featured image, and link to the work. Share a link to your blog post in our Facebook Group.

Friday, May 25

  • Portfolio instructions and wrap-up.

Written by 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...
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