Getting Ready for MLA 2020

We spent the day getting ready for MLA 2020 which is taking place in Seattle, WA this year. Our session, #594 Making, Preserving, and Curating Born-Digital Literature, is included in the ELO’s special session and features the work we have been doing in the lab for the last year. The program describes the session as:

This session features interactive demonstrations about the creation, preservation, and curation of digital literary works that take advantage of the specific affordances of digital environments; participants discuss tools and strategies for making digital literature and integrating it into the literature or language classroom.

Time: 3:30 PM–4:45 PM Jan 11, 2020
Place: WSCC – Chelan 2

Station 1: “Preserving Electronic Literature in a Media Archaeology Lab”
Station 2: “Anthologizing Electronic Literature as a Field Building Activity”
  • Leonardo Flores, Appalachian State U: President, Electronic Literature Organization
Station 3: “Making and Preserving Egypt: The Book of Going Forth by Day”
  • Marjorie Luesebrink: Board Member, Electronic Literature Organization
Station 4: “Tech and Text/iles: Engaging Materiality in Electronic Literature”
  • Anastasia Salter, U of Central Florida: Board Member, Electronic Literature Organization
Station 5: “Documenting a Graduate Course in Electronic Literature with Scalar”
  • Richard Snyder, PhD Candidate, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Julian Ankney, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Nicholas Binford, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Nazua Idris, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Kathryn Manis, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Ricardo Ramirez, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Troy Rowden, Washington State U, Pullman
  • Rosamond Thalken, Washington State U, Pullman

Dene Grigar is Director and Professor of the CMDC Program. She specializes in electronic literature, emerging technologies and cognition, and ephemera.