An Argument for Studying Past Platforms

An Argument for Studying Past Platforms

I’m reading Barbara Tuchman’s Notes from China (Random House 2017) from her years studying in Asia in 1935 and again in 1972. In her introduction she…

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That Darn USB Format

That Darn USB Format

I had a very simple problem to solve: How can works of e-lit published on USB sticks be stored with other works produced on floppies,…

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ELL History

ELL History

ELL History The idea of developing a lab for scholars to experience electronic literature on computers for which works were originally produced was born out…

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From the MoMA Library

From the MoMA Library

In September 2016 I posted on the Pathfinders blog about my visit to the library at the Museum of Modern Art where works of Judy…

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Polish Scholar to Speak about the European ZX Spectrum 8-Bit Personal Computer

Polish Scholar to Speak about the European ZX Spectrum 8-Bit Personal Computer

Piotr Marecki, Ph.D., from Jagiellonian University and the UBU Lab in Kraków, Poland, will speak on the popular 8-bit computer released in 1982 in the…

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2017-2018 Research Affiliates

2017-2018 Research Affiliates

We are pleased to announce ELL’s 2017-2018 Research Affiliates: John Barber, Associate Clinical Professor, Creative Media & Digital Culture, WSUV Philippe Brand, Assistant Professor of…

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Born Digital Preservation Series

Born Digital Preservation Series

We are pleased to announce events and activities planned for the Electronic Literature Lab in the 2017-2018 academic year: 1. Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon Friday, October 20, 2017,…

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Introducing New Staff

Introducing New Staff

Thanks to funding from the Louis E. and Stella G. Buchanan Distinguished Professorship and other outside support, I will be adding new staff positions to ELL starting…

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Traversals Will Be Released on April 7!

Traversals Will Be Released on April 7!

Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing is set to be released on April 7, 2017. The book, published by The MIT Press, applies…

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Treasures Added to the Collection

Treasures Added to the Collection

ELL is a preservation lab built on the idea that a working collection provides the opportunity to study a work in its original format and with the…

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