Category Archives for Electronic literature

The shift in genres of electronic literature 2002-2013

These two visualisations show the shift in the kinds of works discussed in dissertations on electronic literature. There’s been a clear movement towards digital poetry and also towards more specialized dissertations that discuss a single subgenre. The analysis will be … Continue reading

24. April 2014 by Jill
Categories: Digital Humanities, Electronic literature, ELMCIP, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

No digital texts in English literature classes, please! Digital dualism and educational policy

I hadn’t realised that the UK curriculum for GCSE English Literature (for 14-16 year olds) explicitly excludes any kind of electronic literature, as Alexander Pask-Hughes writes in a post on Cyborgology today. He quotes the  proposed content descriptions – I … Continue reading

01. September 2013 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature, Teaching | 1 comment

Tutorial: How to explore a network graph of electronic literature in Gephi

We’ve been doing a lot of work lately using Gephi to visualise connections between authors, creative works, critical writing and events in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Base. It’s pretty easy to get started, and here’s a writeup of the quick … Continue reading

28. August 2013 by Jill
Categories: Digital Humanities, Electronic literature, ELMCIP, Social Network Analysis | 3 comments

Figshare for sharing academic papers with their datasets

My paper for Chercher le texte, the Electronic Literature Organization’s 2013 conference in Paris next month, is about ready and I’ve uploaded it to the ELO conference website and to Figshare. Figshare was new to me. It’s an open access non-peer-reviewed … Continue reading

26. August 2013 by Jill
Categories: Digital Humanities, Electronic literature, social media | 1 comment

Busy start of sabbatical: joint course, e-lit exhibition, visualisation seminar, kids!

So busy. Last week was a wonderfully fun and inspiring intensive summer class, Collaborative Creativity in New Media, with ten US and ten Norwegian students as well as wonderful faculty: Rob Wittig, Joellyn Rock, Sandy Baldwin and Rod Coover as … Continue reading

15. August 2013 by Jill
Categories: Academia, Digital Humanities, Electronic literature | Leave a comment

Dating project blogs: 40 Days of Dating

Blogs are a genre that work beautifully for projects with clear rules and goals that can be tracked in daily posts. Lose weight, cook everything in Julia Childs’ cookbook, stop buying things, declutter the house, only wear clothes you have … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Jill
Categories: Blogging, Electronic literature | Leave a comment

Beginning a network analysis of creative works of electronic literature as cited in 28 PhD dissertations

Our research group is doing a panel at the ELO conference in Paris this September about ways we can use the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base to better understand the field of electronic literature. I’ve been tasked with going through … Continue reading

05. July 2013 by Jill
Categories: Digital Humanities, Electronic literature, ELMCIP | Tags: , , , , | 3 comments

A Pinterest Story

I love seeing popular social media genres repurposed into something playful, into a story, into a game. Tiffany Beveridge‘s Pinterest board My Imaginary Well-Dressed Daughter is an example. It’s just a Pinterest board, but filled with fashion photos of children, … Continue reading

21. June 2013 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature, social media | Leave a comment

Data from the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base ready for Gephi

I’m showing students in our student research course DIKULT207: Digital Humanities in Practice: Project Work on Developing a Scholarly Database of Electronic Literature how to use Gephi to visualise data from the ELMCIP database this morning, and I realised we hadn’t put … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature, ELMCIP, Social Network Analysis, Teaching | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

Lesson plan: Nordic electronic literature

Last week, I taught a three hour class on Nordic electronic literature into our first year undergraduate course DIKULT103: Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature and Computer Games. The course is taught in English, and we usually have about 40 … Continue reading

06. February 2013 by Jill
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