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    An Exhibit of Historical Archives of Electronic Literature

    An Exhibit of Historical Archives of Electronic Literature 6-17 June 2016 McPherson Library, Special Collections & University Archives University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. From the Archives of Dene Grigar & Marjorie C. Luesebrink Curated by Faculty & Participants of DHSI 2016 Introduction to Electronic Literature   Curatorial Statement It’s interesting to think about the process by which a field develops, the fertile combination of ideas, technologies, resources, and people that give birth to and sustain a different intellectual approach from what had already existed. Situated during the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and the annual conference of the Electronic Literature Organization, this exhibit of historical archives from the collections of Dene Grigar and…

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    An Afternoon with afternoon

    ELL hosted noted e-lit authors and theorists Michael Joyce and Carolyn Guyer yesterday. Joyce read from his 1987 hypertext novel afternoon: a story, and both he and Carolyn talked about their involvement in the early development of the field. The papers, CDs, diskettes you see on the table come from my own archive as well as the one sent to me by Marjorie Luesebrink in preparation for the exhibit of e-lit history at the University of Victoria. Joyce and Guyer walked the audience through each item and provided background and context on the works and events they represent. We documented over two hours of conversation and plan to include it in the…