ELL Welcomes Two ELO Fellows

The Electronic Literature Lab welcomes two Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) Fellows in 2019-2020. They are Dr. Amy Spencer, a post-doctoral research assistant at Bath Spa University in the UK, and Julia Polyck-O’Neill, a Canadian artist, curator, critic, and writer completing her doctorate in Brock University’s Interdisciplinary Humanities program. Both researchers will work under the mentorship […]

Finding Stephanie Strickland’s True North

  N. Katherine Hayles said that “Strickland’s poems meditate on the mystery of numbers and the embedded links that connect embodied experience with universal abstraction. Not to be missed. Paul Harris exclaimed that True North is “[a] quintessentially American piece. The poetry is arresting, to eye and mind. Here is a perception of the world filtered […]

Special Live Stream Traversal of Mark Bernstein’s Those Trojan Girls

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:30 p.m. CET (= GMT/UTC +01:00 hour) Hof University, Germany • Institute of Information Systems (iisys) • room G111 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skp3LvJ7YtU Mark Bernstein’s hypertext narrative, Those Trojan Girls, draws its inspiration from Euripides’ tragic play, The Trojan Women, and the Victorian school novel to tell the story of loss. As its description suggests: […]

List of Women E-Lit Artists & Scholars Featured on International Women’s Day

The Electronic Literature Lab celebrated International Women’s Day held on Friday, March 8, 2019 by calling out, on our Twitter site, the achievements of 10 women e-lit artists & scholars whose works are held in ELO’s Archives and/or The Dene Grigar Collection. We have collected the posts here in order to highlight, once again, the […]

Curiosities of the Curious Mind of Artist Alan Sondheim

This spring international artist Alan Sondheim donated his vast archives of his experimental videos, electronic literature, VR animations, sound work, and music to Electronic Literature Organization. Among the hundreds of digital files were physical artifacts of vintage radio and signaling components and rare books and manuals. “Curiosities of the Curious Mind of Artist Alan Sondheim” features some […]

Celebrating Endangered Data Week with Tim McLaughlin’s Notes Toward Absolute Zero

Having spent the last month immersed in the mechanical pigs, Spam, utopian communes, the Star Trek Holodeck and––yes––acid from Richard Holeton’s Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, I’m now turning my attention to the special Traversal taking place in celebration of Endangered Data Week: A Traversal of  Tim McLaughlin’s Notes Toward Absolute Zero, published by Eastgate Systems, Inc. […]

Richard Holeton’s Writings & Art about the 1970s Counterculture, Drugs, and Pigs

“Well, pigs, I guess.” –Richard Holeton This is the first line of Richard Holeton’s list of 11 “things I want to write about,” found among his papers, dated from 1993-1998, for his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree at San Francisco State University. The list is a collection of topics that includes the […]

Welcoming New Post-Doc to ELL

We are very excited to announce that Monika Górska-Olesińska from the University of Opole will be coming to ELL, September 14-30, 2016,  to work on her project, “The Poetry@Science in the Works of Stephanie Strickland.” Dr. Górska-Olesińska holds a PhD (2006) in Art and Humanities from Jagiellonian University in Krakow and serves as Assistant Professor  in the Department of Theatre, Film […]

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 […]

Dr. Daniela Côrtes Maduro Coming to ELL

Portuguese scholar, Dr. Daniela Côrtes Maduro, will be conducting research in ELL from May 9-June 5. Maduro earned a PhD in 2014 in Materialities of Literature from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Coimbra. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Bremen in Germany and a Marie Curie COFUND Fellow working […]