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

Flyer for Virtual Conference

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.

By Leonardo Flores

Professor Leonardo Flores is Chair of the English Department at Appalachian State University. He taught at the English Department at University of Puerto Rico: Mayagüez Campus from 1994 to 2019. He is President of the Electronic Literature Organization. He was the 2012-2013 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at the University of Bergen in Norway. His research areas are electronic literature and its preservation via criticism, documentation, and digital archives. He is the creator of a scholarly blogging project titled I ♥ E-Poetry, co-editor of the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 3, and has a Spanish language e-lit column in 80 Grados. He is currently co-editing the first Anthology of Latin American Electronic Literature. For more information on his current work, visit leonardoflores.net.