I am pleased to announce that I have accepted a position as Chairperson and Professor in the Department of English at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, starting on July 1, 2019. Here’s a lovely press release about it.
I am pleased to announce that from July 10-23 I will be visting Porto in a series of scholarly activities and public appearances sponsored by the Fulbright Specialist Program, the Fulbright Commission in Lisbon, and Universidade Fernando Pessoa (UFP). Schedule: July 13-14: Available for meetings and consultations 9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00 UFP CETIC.… Continue reading Olá Portugal!
A publication I co-edited, the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 3 (ELC3) has been nominated for a 2016 Digital Humanities Award in the category of “Best Use of DH for Public Engagement.” Please support this publication with your vote here. Voting is open until Friday, February 25. For more information of these awards read on or… Continue reading Support the ELC3 with Your Vote
On Tuesday, January 31, I participated in the first Elements of Networked Narratives Studio Visit. Here’s a description of the course and event, which was hosted by Mia Zamora (@MiaZamoraPhD) and Alan Levine (@cogdog). Networked Narratives is an open connected course of digital storytelling, world building, civic imagination, and a bit of digital alchemy. Join… Continue reading New Video & Resource: My Networked Narratives Studio Visit
I am pleased to share the good news that I have been chosen to serve as the next Interim Director of the Department of English at UPR: Mayagüez. I wish to thank all the colleagues who supported my candidacy with their vote, writing, and encouragement. This couldn’t have happened without you. I also wish to… Continue reading My Appointment as Department of English Interim Director
Hoy publicaron mi primera columna en la revista digital puertorriqueña 80 Grados, titulada “La literatura electrónica y el futuro de la palabra“. Este es el comienzo de una serie de columnas mensuales acerca de la literatura electrónica, su historia, trayectoria, tradiciones en distintos países, idiomas y las tecnologías utilizadas. En esta serie se podrán vislumbrar… Continue reading Mi columna en 80 Grados
I am hiring two graduate research assistants to work with me in a project titled “La Literatura Electrónica en Puerto Rico: Divulgando el Futuro de la Palabra.” Both Graduate Research Assistantships are for 300 hours of work during this 2016-17 academic year, divided into 10 hours/week for 15 weeks each semester. The assistantships pay $12… Continue reading Now Hiring: Two Graduate Research Assistants: Programming and Translation
I am pleased to announce that I have won a grant from the Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades (FPH: Puerto Rico’s National Endowment for the Humanities branch) and the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus (UPRM) for a project titled “La Literatura Electrónica en Puerto Rico: Divulgando el Futuro de la Palabra.” This public humanities… Continue reading New Grant: “La Literatura Electrónica en Puerto Rico: Divulgando el Futuro de la Palabra”
La mayoría de mi trabajo académico es en inglés ya que soy profesor de Inglés y mi preparación es en las tradiciones literarias angloparlantes. Pero eso no significa que no me apasione la literatura– tanto tradicional como electrónica– en español y en otros idiomas. Los temas que atiende la literatura electrónica cruzan barreras de… Continue reading Publicaciones y Entrevistas en Español
Every so often, I need to explain that single line in my Curriculum Vitae dedicated to I ♥ E-Poetry (listed under Blogs), because it is likely to be overlooked by proposal reviewers. Digital publications, especially self-published blogs are seldom valued in traditional academic settings, after all. So I have put together a brief report based… Continue reading I ♥ E-Poetry Impact Report