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

[Keynote] Elit Origin Stories: Awakening to the Potential of Digital Writing

On January 16, I was honored to give the opening keynote address titled “Elit Origin Stories: Awakening to the Potential of Digital Writing” at a virtual conference titled E-Literature: Explorations in Literary Creativity, hosted by the Department of English at Jamia Millia Islamia University, in Delhi, India. Here’s the recording of my talk and Q&A.… Continue reading [Keynote] Elit Origin Stories: Awakening to the Potential of Digital Writing

New Talk: Digital Writing & Digital Divides in the US: Electronic Literature & Privilege

On April 6, 2022, I gave an invited talk at University of Virginia’s Scholar’s Lab titled “Digital Writing & Digital Divides in the US: Electronic Literature & Privilege.” Here’s the abstract and a link to the video recording of my talk: The field of electronic literature has long been dominated by white practitioners in its… Continue reading New Talk: Digital Writing & Digital Divides in the US: Electronic Literature & Privilege

Digital Colonialism: Electronic Literature as Resistance

My talk at the ELO 2021 Conference was part of a panel titled “Political & Cultural Issues in E-Lit 1” and was presented on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Abstract In my essay titled “Third Generation Electronic Literature” I describe this new wave of electronic literature as one “based on social media networks and widely adopted… Continue reading Digital Colonialism: Electronic Literature as Resistance

Presentation: “Print | Screen: Reading Computer-Generated Writing”

On October 2, I participated in a panel titled “Reading Computer-Generated Books” for SLSA 34 (Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts). The abstract and video are available below: Computational literature — including bookbound and bookish digital artifacts — are some of the earliest forms of electronic literature and represent a contemporary thread of practice… Continue reading Presentation: “Print | Screen: Reading Computer-Generated Writing”