Keynote: Using AI Responsibly in Research and Creativity

On Friday, April 5, 2024, I gave the keynote presentation at the Appalachian State University Libraries’ AI Symposium. The talk was titled “Using AI Responsibly in Research and Creativity.” Here’s a link to the slideshow. As stated in my talk, much of the material presented is from The MLA-CCCC Joint Task Force on Writing and… Continue reading Keynote: Using AI Responsibly in Research and Creativity

Rescued and Renewed Works: Taco Hell Menu, Tiny Protests, Jurakán Borinqueño, Protestitas and a Bonus

The past few months I’ve been rescuing four works that I created using Tracery and published as Twitter bots using Cheap Bots Done Quick! (CBDQ). As you may know, Twitter’s recent changes have rendered CBDQ inoperable, and thousands of bots have gone silent as a result, a sad bot extinction event. Fortunately for my bots,… Continue reading Rescued and Renewed Works: Taco Hell Menu, Tiny Protests, Jurakán Borinqueño, Protestitas and a Bonus

New Creative Works: “Tentative” and “It’s Complicated”

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This Spring, I created a series of works that explore Puerto Rico’s relation to the United States. It was catalyzed by the recent Puerto Rico Status Act, which seeks “to resolve Puerto Rico’s political status” with a plebiscite that offers “eligible voters a choice of independence, sovereignty in free association with the United States, or… Continue reading New Creative Works: “Tentative” and “It’s Complicated”

Electronic Literature Publications and Open Calls: May 2023 Roundup

I just published a Twitter thread on currently active and open publications for electronic literature in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. This is a wonderful time to create and publish #eliterature, in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. Here are a few recent publications and open calls (a brief thread) you should be aware of: — Leonardo Flores,… Continue reading Electronic Literature Publications and Open Calls: May 2023 Roundup

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New Syllabus: Ethnic American Digital Literature and Writing

Last year, I received a Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium (DEFCon) Fellowship to develop a course on Ethnic American Electronic Literature, with the interest of diversifying my beloved field with representation from historically underrepresented voices in the US and Canada. This is attuned to my recent work to diversify the field internationally and within the U.S.… Continue reading New Syllabus: Ethnic American Digital Literature and Writing

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