Building a Community of Bot Makers

This is an open invitation to everyone interested in the art and craft of bots to join a new community space called Bot Forum. Its goal is to have a free and open space, moderately moderated to facilitate the sharing of tips, techniques, code, ideas, and bots. If you encounter any issues with accessing or sharing this… Continue reading Building a Community of Bot Makers

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Digital Studies Courses

I am pleased to announce the launching of a series of courses I will be teaching around a framework I’m developing on campus called digital studies. My short term goal is to develop and adapt existing courses that help develop students’ proficiency and critical thinking about the impact of digital media and technologies. My long-term… Continue reading Digital Studies Courses

E-Poetry 2014 Intensive: The Poetics of It

I am pleased to announce that on March 20 – 22, 2014, the UPRM will be hosting the E-Poetry 2014 Intensive, titled “The Poetics of It.” This is the second mini-conference of its kind, organized by Loss Pequeño Glazier, to bring together a small, hand-picked group of participants to have a productive and intensive conversation… Continue reading E-Poetry 2014 Intensive: The Poetics of It

Scripting the Reader in Electronic Literature – An ASA Roundtable

I’m pleased to announce that they have accepted our proposal to present at the next American Studies Association (ASA) Convention, which will take place on November 6-9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Here’s some information. Title: Digital Humanities Caucus: Scripting the Reader in Electronic Literature Format: Roundtable Discussion Keywords: digital humanities, electronic literature Participants: Leonardo… Continue reading Scripting the Reader in Electronic Literature – An ASA Roundtable

Call for International Fulbright Student Researchers

I am interested in attracting one or several international graduate students to conduct research in electronic literature with me at the University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus. My research in electronic literature is best known through I ♥ E-Poetry, though I am also conducting research in digital preservation of born-digital literature, most urgently with works… Continue reading Call for International Fulbright Student Researchers

“Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices”

I am co-editing a special issue of RIAS (Review of International American Studies) with Mauro Carassai. The CFP has been circulating at UPenn and elsewhere, but as the deadline approaches (February 20), I wanted to make one last publicity push for those who might be interested. Here’s the call for proposals. Print technology and the… Continue reading “Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices”

Upcoming Talks @ ELO 2014

My two presentation proposals for the Electronic Literature Organization’s 2014 Conference have been accepted. One will be a paper titled “Discovering E-Lit for Children,” as part of a panel on the subject. The other is a round table I organized, titled “Literary and Artistic Bots in Social Media.” Here’s a link to the proposal.

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