ELO Repository Launches

The ELO Repository containing the metadata of over 1500 works from 11 collections of electronic literature owned or managed by ELO launches on Sunday, December 30 at 5 p.m. PST. The project, funded in part by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, was led by Dene Grigar, Leonardo Flores, Nicholas Schiller, Abby Adams. The next several weeks will bring enhancements to the site. Metadata from over 1000 additional works will be ingested in the spring.  https://hyrax.elo-repository.org/.

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CFP: ELO @ MLA19 (Jan 4)

Natural Language: Readings and Performances

January 4, 2019
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash, Room 327, Chicago, IL
Reception at 6:30, Readings at 7:30

In conjunction with the 2019 MLA conference, the Electronic Literature Organization and the Art & Technology Studies (ATS) department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will host an evening of readings, performances, and screenings of electronic writing and poetic technologies. The event will include a reception to celebrate N. Katherine Hayles and the impact of her NEH summer seminars while also marking the 50th year of Art & Technology Studies and its history of poetic media and invention.

The event is seeking interventions of up to 7 minutes from established and emerging practitioners working with language in contexts that might include computational poetics, machine learning, augmented or virtual reality, electronics, bio-poetry, or other live or living media.

Please send inquiries to Dene Grigar (dgrigar at wsu.edu) and Judd Morrissey (jmorrissey at saic.edu) including a short description and link to online documentation.