New on The Hyperliterature Exchange for June 2004 is “PODs, Micropayments and Adverts” – a discussion of Lulu.com, BitPass and AdSense by Edward Picot. The Hyperliterature Exchange is an online directory of hyperliterature for sale on the Web, with links to the places where it can be bought. It also publishes reviews and articles.
Contribute to Tim Wright’s online project, In Search of Oldton, either by visiting the website or completing and returning an Oldton postcard. Using your contributions and his own memories, Tim is piecing together the mystery of what happened to his childhood town of Oldton. Find out more about Oldton and how to contribute by visiting the website.
Joseph Tabbi, editor of the electronic book review, will lead the West Virginia University Department of English Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies from June 3 to 6. He will give a public lecture on “The As Yet Unwritten Page: Approaching Literary Sites and Systems” on June 3 at 7:30pm, in the Rhododendron Room, WVU Mountainlair.
The 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities will take place January 13-16, 2005 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference will bring together academicians and professionals from the arts and humanities-related fields to interact with one another. The conference is currently seeking papers, abstracts, and submissions. The deadline is August 31, 2004.
The Miami University Center for Interactive Media Studies presents the digital art conference “2004 Interactive Media Forum: Creative Space|Digital Space.” The conference will take place October 11-12 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Multimedia performance artist Laurie Anderson will be holding a concert at the conference on October 11 at Hall Auditorium.
trAce and Writers for the Future are pleased to announce the winners of New Media Article Writing Competition: Review category – “A Bad Machine Made of Words” by Nick Montfort; Opinion category – “Are cell phones new media? Hybrid communities and collective authorship” by Adriana de Souza e Silva; Process category – “Writing 4 Cyberformance” by Karla Ptacek & Helen Varley Jamieson; Editor’s Choice Award – “Show Me Your Context, Baby: My Love Affair with Blogs” by Kate Baggott; Honourable Mention – “Postcards From Writing” by Sally Pryor.