November 13th: Alex Saum-Pascual and Élika Ortega

November 13, 2015
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life | 2121 Allston Way

Note: Please take note of the time change. We will be having our meeting a bit later in the day due to a conflicting event. We encourage everyone to attend Art History in the Age of Big Data (11:30 – 1:30) if they are able.

alex-saum-teaching-augmented-reality-poetry (1) For our next meeting, Alex Saum-Pascual , Assistant Professor of Spanish will lead a discussion on teaching and curation in electronic literature.

She will be joined by her collaborator, Dr. Élika Ortega , Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas, will be discussing teaching and curation in electronic literature. Alex and Élika will discuss curation as research practice, and share what they have learned in curating a forthcoming exhibit, No Legacy || Literatura electrónica (Spring 2016, Doe Library, UC Berkeley).

In Spring 2016, Alex will also be teaching a new undergraduate course, “ ” (cross-listed under Spanish and New Media).

What is e-lit? Read about e-lit at Berkeley on the DH at Berkeley blog or scan N. Katherine Hayles’ “ Electronic Literature: What is it? ” for an overview of the field.

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