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Scott Rettberg is a professor of digital culture in the department of linguistic, literary, and aesthetic studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. Prior to moving to Norway in 2006, Rettberg directed the new media studies track of the literature program at Richard Stockton College in New Jersey. Rettberg is the author or coauthor of novel-length works of electronic literature including The Unknown, Kind of Blue, and Implementation. His work has been exhibited both online and at art venues, including the Beall Center in Irvine California, the Slought Foundation in Philadelpia, and The Krannert Art Museum. Rettberg is the cofounder and served as the first executive director of the nonprofit Electronic Literature Organization, where he directed major projects funded by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Rettberg is the project leader of the HERA-Funded ELMCIP research project, the director of the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: http://elmcip.net/knowledgebase, and the leader of the Electronic Literature Research Group. Rettberg is the conference chair of the 2015 Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Festival: The End(s) of Electronic Literature.

 

DIKULT 105: Web Aesthetics and Web Design

DIKULT 202: The Bachelor's Thesis in Digital Culture

DIKULT 203: Electronic Literature

DIKULT 204: Digital Media and Digital Cultures

DIKULT 207: Practical Projects in the Digital Humanities

DIKULT 301: Research Methods and the Master's Thesis in Digital Culture

DIKULT 303: Digital Media Aesthetics

 

Books
  • Rettberg, Scott; Karhio, Anne; Prieto, Lucas Ramada. 2015. ELO 2015: The End(s) of Electronic Literature. 274 pages. ISBN: 9788299908962.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tomaszek, Patricia; Baldwin, Sandy. 2015. Electronic Literature Communities. West Virginia University Press. 257 pages. ISBN: 9781940425993.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Baldwin, Sandy. 2014. Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project. West Virginia University Press. 419 pages. ISBN: 978-82-999089-3-1.
  • Biggs, Simon; Rettberg, Scott. 2012. Remediating the Social. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-8299908900.
Journal articles
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tabbi, Joseph. 2017. A Digital Publishing Model for Publication by Writers (for Writers). Electronic Book Review (EBR).
  • Nishimoto, Arthur; Tsoupikova, Daria; Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Roderick. 2016. From CAVE2™ to mobile: Adaptation of hearts and minds virtual reality project interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 9732: 400-411. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39516-6_38
  • Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Roderick. 2016. No Terminus: The 2015 End(s) of Electronic Literature Festival. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture. 14. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20415/hyp/014.i01
  • Rettberg, Scott; Henrikson, Hanne. 2016. From scrolls, to scrolling. Interview with Scott Rettberg. Prosopopeia. 2. 22-29.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tsoupikova, Daria; Nishimoto, Arthur; Coover, Roderick. 2016. Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project. Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. doi: 10.1162/LEON_a_01235
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2015. Situating Change: Combinatory Writing, Collaboration, and Technopolitical Reality. Hyperrhiz: The New Media Culture. 12.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2014. An Emerging Canon? A Preliminary Analysis of All References to Creative Works in Critical Writing Documented in the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base. Electronic Book Review (EBR).
  • Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Roderick; David Jhave, Johnston. 2014. The Poetics of Combinatory Cinema: David Jhave Johnston interviews Roderick Coover and Scott Rettberg. SoundEffects. 4: 104-129.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Piotr, Marecki; Montfort, Nick. 2014. Z Providence do Implementation – wywiad z Nickiem Montfortem i Scottem Rettbergiem. Ha!art. 2. 90-100.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2012. Developing an Identity for the Field of Electronic Literature: Reflections on the Electronic Literature Organization Archives. Dichtung-Digital. 41.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tomaszek, Patricia. 2012. Electronic Literature Communities, Part I. Dichtung-Digital. 41.
  • Tomaszek, Patricia; Rettberg, Scott. 2012. Electronic Literature Communities, Part II. Dichtung-Digital. 42.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. Lesningens visjoner: Om elektronisk litteratur. Vagant. 2.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. Performative Reading: Attending the Last Performance [dot org]. Dichtung-Digital. 40.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. Finding a third space for electronic literature: Creative community, authorship, publishing, and institutional environments. Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. 4: 9-23. doi: 10.1386/jwcp.4.1.9_1
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. Å lese med fingrene: Litteratur på iPad. Vagant. 3.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. Bokstaver i bevegelse: Om elektronisk litteratur. Vagant. 1.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. E-Lit. Som Litt.-Vit. Vagant. 4. 20-23.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2010. Editorial Process and the Idea of Genre in Electronic Literature in the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1. Spiel. Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft. 29: 85-97.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2010. Tekst, animasjon og lyd virker sammen i Steve Tomasula og Stephen Farrells TOC – et nytidens Gesamtkunstwerk. Vagant. 3.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2010. Flukten fra Språkfengselet. Vagant. 4.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2010. Jason Nelsons hemmelige teknologi. Vagant. 2.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2010. Gammel vin i nye sekker: Om elektronisk litteratur. Vagant. 1.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2009. Electronic Literature (in Performance): A Report from the 2008 Electronic Literature in Europe Conference. Drunken Boat. 11.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2009. Ord som kan lyse opp et mørkt rom: Om elektronisk litteratur. Vagant. 1. 58-65.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2009. Communitizing Electronic Literature. Digital Humanities Quarterly. 3.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2008. Dada Redux: Elements of Dadaist Practice in Contemporary Electronic Literature. Fibreculture Journal. 11. 10 pages.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2008. Novelists' Elegy. Review of The Last Novel by David Markson. American Book Review. 29.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2007. Fire korte observasjoner omkring Audiatur. Vagant. 4. 66-67.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2006. Written on the Body: An Interview with Shelley Jackson. The Iowa Review Web. 8.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2006. Avant-Gaming: An Interview with Jane McGonigal. The Iowa Review Web. 8.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2006. Editor's Introduction: Reconfiguring Place and Space in New Media Writing. The Iowa Review Web. 8.
Book sections
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2016. Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities. 9, pages 127-136. In:
    • Schreibman, Susan; Siemens, Ray; Unsworth, John. 2016. A New Companion to Digital Humanities. Wiley-Blackwell. 608 pages. ISBN: 978-1118680643.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tsoupikova, Daria; Coover, Roderick; Nishimoto, Arthur. 2016. Hearts and Minds: The Residue of War. article. In:
    • Schiphorst, Thecla; Pasquier, Philippe. 2016. ISEA 2015: Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art. 800 pages. ISBN: 9781910172001.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2015. Developing an Identity for the Field of Electronic Literature: Reflections on the Electronic Literature Organisation Archives. Chapter 5, pages 81-112. In:
    • Rettberg, Scott; Tomaszek, Patricia; Baldwin, Sandy. 2015. Electronic Literature Communities. West Virginia University Press. 257 pages. ISBN: 9781940425993.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2015. Posthyperfiction: Practices in Digital Textuality. 12, pages 185-199. In:
    • Koenitz, Hartmut; Ferri, Gabrielle; Haahr, Mads; Digdem, Sezen; Tunic Ibrahim, Sezen. 2015. Interactive Digital Narrative: History, Theory and Practice. Routledge. 286 pages. ISBN: 9781138782396.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2015. The American Hypertext Novel and Whatever Became of It? 2, pages 22-35. In:
    • Koenitz, Hartmut; Ferri, Gabrielle; Haahr, Mads; Digdem, Sezen; Tunic Ibrahim, Sezen. 2015. Interactive Digital Narrative: History, Theory and Practice. Routledge. 286 pages. ISBN: 9781138782396.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Tomaszek, Patricia. 2015. Networks of Creativity: Electronic Literature Communities. Introduction, pages 1-10. In:
    • Rettberg, Scott; Tomaszek, Patricia; Baldwin, Sandy. 2015. Electronic Literature Communities. West Virginia University Press. 257 pages. ISBN: 9781940425993.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2014. Electronic Literature. Chapter. In:
    • Ryan, Marie-Laure; Robertson, Benjamin; Emerson, Lori. 2014. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. Johns Hopkins University Press. 560 pages. ISBN: 1421412241.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2014. Developing a Network-Based Creative Community: An Introduction to the ELMCIP Final Report. 1, pages 1-38. In:
    • Rettberg, Scott; Baldwin, Sandy. 2014. Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project. West Virginia University Press. 419 pages. ISBN: 978-82-999089-3-1.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2014. Collaborative Narrative. Chapter. In:
    • Ryan, Marie-Laure; Robertson, Benjamin; Emerson, Lori. 2014. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. Johns Hopkins University Press. 560 pages. ISBN: 1421412241.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Rasmussen, Eric Dean. 2014. The ELMCIP Knowledge Base. 12, pages 307-356. In:
    • Rettberg, Scott; Baldwin, Sandy. 2014. Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice: A Report from the HERA Joint Research Project. West Virginia University Press. 419 pages. ISBN: 978-82-999089-3-1.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2013. Human Computation in Electronic Literature. Chapter, pages 187-204. In:
    • Michelucci, Pietro. 2013. Handbook of Human Computation. Springer. 1059 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4614-8805-7.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2012. Bootstrapping Electronic Literature. Introduction, pages 9-10. In:
    • Biggs, Simon; Rettberg, Scott. 2012. Remediating the Social. 160 pages. ISBN: 978-8299908900.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. The ELMCIP Knowledge Base and the Formation of an International Field of Literary Scholarship and Practice. article. In:
    • Di Rosario, Giovanna; Masucci, Lello. 2011. OLE Officina di Letteratura Elettronica: Lavori del Convegno, Napoli, Gennaio 2011. ISBN: 978-88-905640-0-0.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2011. All Together Now: Hypertext, Collective Narratives, and Online Collective Knowledge Communities. Chapter 10, pages 187-204. In:
    • Page, Ruth; Thomas, Bronwen. 2011. New Narratives: Stories and Storytelling in the Digital Age. University of Nebraska Press. 285 pages. ISBN: 9780803217867.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Rettberg, Jill Walker. 2010. Digital Media. Part III, pages 221-236. In:
    • Herman, David; McHale, Brian; Phelan, James. 2010. Teaching Narrative Theory. Modern Language Association of America. 326 pages. ISBN: 978-1-60329-080-7.
  • Rettberg, Scott. 2008. Corporate Ideology in World of Warcraft. Chapter 1, pages 19-38. In:
    • Corneliussen, Hilde G.; Rettberg, Jill Walker. 2008. Digital Culture, Play, and Identity: A World of Warcraft Reader. MIT Press. 304 pages. ISBN: 978-0-262-03370-1.
Artistic production
  • Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Roderick; Tsoupikova, Daria; Nishimoto, Arthur. 2014. Hearts and Minds: The Interrogations Project.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Roderick. 2013. Toxi•City.
  • Tomaszek, Patricia; Rettberg, Scott; Navas, Eduardo Antonio; Marino, Mark C.; Wittig, Rob; Howell, Brendan. 2012. The Colonization of Memory.
  • Rettberg, Scott; Coover, Rod. 2010. The Last Volcano.

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