Eliterature in Europe: a conference with readings in Bergen, Norway, from September 10 - 13, 2008. Organized by Scott Rettberg and the researchers from Bergen University.


Two days of presentations and discussions of academic research in electronic literature, two nights of readings and presentations of works, and one day of planning a European research network for electronic literature. This seminar is organized and sponsored by the University of Bergen Faculty of Humanities Department of Linguistic, Literary, and Aesthetic Studies' Program in Digital Culture and cosponsored by Landmark Café.


 Program

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Location: Dragfjellet Lobby

    8:30-9:30: Coffee and Registration (Registration open until 11)


Location: Dragefjellet Room S2

    9:30-10:15: Panel 1

    Welcoming Remarks: Scott Rettberg, Conference Organizer

    Semantisation, Exploration, Self-reflection and Absorption: Four Modes of Reading Hypertext Fiction by Hans K. Rustad

    The Role of the Reader in Performative Digital Poetry by Karin Wenz

    10:30-11:30: Panel 2

    Teaching Net Literature: Literary Education in a Transatlantic Blended Learning Environment by Patricia Tomaszek

    Junction of Image, Text, and Sound in Net.fictions by Zuzana Husárová


Location: Zupperia

    12:00-13:30: Lunch


Location: Dragefjellet Room S2

    13:45-15:00: Panel 3

    Aesthetics of Noise in Digital Literary Arts by Maria Engberg

    Aesthetic Autonomy and Sensuous Appearing: Two Questions in the Aesthetics of Digital Poetry by Andrew Michael Roberts

    E-poetry: the Palpable Side of Signs by Giovanna DiRosario

    15:15-16:30: Panel 4

    Bridging Intertextuality and Intermediality from a Cultural and Literary Perspective by Asunción López-Varela Azcárate

    Intertextuality in Digital Poetry by Yra van Dijk

    Endless Text: New Media Technologies in The Raw Shark Texts by Kiene Brillenburg Wurth


Location: Permanenten: The West Norway Museum of Decorative Arts -- China Room

    16:45-17:45: Evening presenters load-in and tech check

    19:00-22:00: Reception w/ Appetizers and Drinks, Readings of Electronic Literature

    Svevedikt by Ottar Ormstad

    Talking Cure and Screen by Noah Wardrip-Fruin

    Fitting the Pattern - or Being a Dressmaker’s Daughter: a Memoir in Pieces by Christine Wilks

    Poetry Accompanied by Processed Photography by Dylan Harris

    The 12 Labors of the Internet User by Serge Bouchardon, Mathieu Brigolle, Aymeric Brisse, Christopher Espargeliere, Mikael Labrut, Jérémie Lequeux, and Adrien Pegaz-Blanc


Friday, September 12, 2008


Location: Sydneshaugen Skole, Auditorium A

    9:15-10:00: Coffee

    10:00-10:45: Panel 5

    Presentation on the Vinaros Prize and E-Poetry 2009 by Laura Borràs Castanyer

    Toward an Ontology of the Field of Digital Poetry by Phiippe Bootz and Samuel Szoniecky

    11-12:15: Panel 6

    The Aesthetics of Materiality by Serge Bouchardon

    Transculturation by Simon Biggs

    Electronic Literature Without a Map by Markku Eskelinen


Location: UiB Student Center (Cafeteria Bistro)

    12:30-13:30: Lunch


Location: Sydneshaugen Skole, Auditorium A

    13:45-15:00: Panel 7

    Senghor on the Rocks: A Georeferenced Electronic Novel by Florian Ledermann and Christoph Benda

    Digital Orientalism: Japan and Electronic Literature by Alice Ferrebe

    Some Stylistic Devices on Media Interface by Alexandra Saemmer

    15:15-16:30: Panel 8

    New Media Literacy. Hypertextual, Cybertextual, and Networked by Katarina Peović Vuković

    An Experimental Tool for Digital Literature by Jean-Hugues Réty, Serge Bouchardon, Jean Clément, and Nicolas Szila

    Reusement by Jerome Fletcher


Location: Landmark Café

    16:45-17:30 Evening Presenters Load-in and Tech Check


Location: Boha

    18:00-20:00 Conference Dinner


Location: Landmark Café

    20:15-24:00 Readings of Electronic Literature

    Twittering and Indeterminate Anti-Pop by Talan Memmott

    Senghor on the Rocks by Christoph Benda

    Speech-Sound Generated Visual Poems and Accidental Meaning by Maria Mencia

    The Last Performance [dot org] by Judd Morrissey with Mark Jeffery and Fanny Holmin

    Searchsongs, Sniff_jazzbox, and Appleinspace by Beat Suter, René Bauer, and Johannes Auer

    I Am Writing You to Remember and She... by Renée Turner

    Signal to Noise & Opening Sources by Ian Hatcher

    Septyni Tiltai Pasaulio Centre (Seven Bridges in the Centre of the World) by Raimundas Eimontas and Gintas Kraptavicus


Saturday, September 13, 2008


Location: Sydneshaugen Skole, Auditorium A

    9-9:30: Coffee

    9:30-10:45: Short Presentations of Existing European Electronic Literature Initiatives

    11-13:00: HERA Brainstorming/Grant Planning, Discussion of Other European Granting Possibilities


Location: On Your Own

    13-15:00 Lunch, HERA committee meeting


Location: Sydneshaugen Skole, Auditorium A

    16:00 Closing Keynote Address by Robert Coover 


For more Information: http://www.elitineurope.net/


Posted: Sonntag - September 21, 2008 at 06:20 nachm.          


©