“Re: Writing–Writers, Computers, and Networks” will feature readings by ELO board members Nick Montfort and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, along with performances by Thalia Field and John Cayley. Co-organized and presented with turbulence.org, and funded by the LEF Foundation and Literary Arts, Brown University, the event will take place during the 2005 Boston Cyberarts Festival, on April 25 in Providence, and at the Boston Public Library on April 26.
The third SLS European Conference will be held in Paris from June 23 to 26, 2004. The conference, themed “Conversation: Enacting New Synergies in Arts and Sciences,” will allow scholars to exchange ideas about a wide variety of topics in the humanities and sciences. Topics include biotechnology, complexity in art and science, visualization technologies, translating between disciplines, and more. For additional information about the conference and the call for papers, email slsparis04 at aol dot com.
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.
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 Beall Center for Art and Technology at UC Irvine presents Hybrid Vigor, an open lab, exhibition, and performance group show. Hybrid Vigor will feature original works by students in the Arts Computation Engineering (ACE) graduate program, as well as selected new media and interdisciplinary arts initiatives across campus. The opening reception will be held June 3 from 6 to 9pm, and the exhibition will last June 4-19.
The next stop on Tim Wright’s Roadshow Tour is the Hay Literature Festival on Saturday 5th June at 9:30am. He’ll take part in a panel discussion, sponsored by the Orange Prize for Fiction, with Kate Mosse, the creator of Orange Labyrinth, the online writing community, and Emily Angle, editor of the BBC Get Writing website. They will discuss online publication, interactivity and multi-media narrative. Tickets for the event cost Â£5.00 and can be purchased online at the website. You may also listen to the ‘hay radio: listen live’ webcast online.
Although the “Networks, Art, and Collaboration” conference is over, the conference website is well worth visiting for links to discussion archives, digital art websites, resources, downloadable publications, and more.
Professor Dominic Massaro will give a presentation today on “Development and Evaluation of a Computer-Animated Tutor”. The talk will take place at UC Santa Barbara, Engineering I, Room 2114 at 4 pm.