Coming up on December 5–6, 2014 is the conference Rethinking Social Memory at the University of Oslo (www.hf.uio.no/ifikk/english/research/projects/archive-in-motion/events/rethinking-social-memory.html). The conference is the closing event of the research project Archive in Motion, and among the speakers are such names as Wolfgang Ernst, Matthew Fuller, Jussi Parikka, and Titiana Terranova. Don’t miss it!
In a new article by Jessica Pressman in The 2014 – 2015 Report on the State of the Discipline of Comparative Literature she writes about the importance to understand Electronic literature as Comperative Literature. In a discerning way Pressman points out both what is unique about Electronic literature and what the benefits are to approach […]
Just announced is the winner of “The N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature” (http://eliterature.org/2014/06/announcing-winners-of-1st-coover-hayles-awards/), recently founded by the Electronic Literature Organization. And the price went to the new book by Johannes Heldén and Håkan Jonson, Evolution (OEI editör 2014), in which RepRecDigit contributes with four essays (the other two by John Cayley and […]
If you didn’t read it when it was published last winter, you should seek it out now: Johanna Drucker’s article in LARB, ”Pixel Dust: Illusions of Innovation in Scholarly Publishing (http://lareviewofbooks.org/essay/pixel-dust-illusions-innovation-scholarly-publishing#). In a time when the research and publishing channels for the humanities and, not least, comparative literature is debated (cf. the new report on […]