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Research Group Electronic Literature

Hearts And Minds: The Interrogations Project

Group leader: Scott Rettberg scott.rettberg@lle.uib.no

Bergen Electronic Literature research group (BEL) studies literary works created for digital media. In 2015 we hosted the international Electronic Literature Organization conference and literary arts festival, which was held in Bergen 4-7 August. An important project for us is the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base, and in recent research we have focused on visualising and analysing the extensive data we have organised in the Knowledge Base. Our research often combines theory and practice, as in the award-winning VR narrative Hearts and Minds, pictured at left. 

Disputas

Álvaro Seiça defends his PhD dissertation on kinetic poetry

On Feb. 2, 2018, Álvaro Seiça defends his PhD dissertation titled “setInterval(): Time-Based Readings of Kinetic Poetry” at the University of Bergen.

Guest Lecture

Leo Flores: Third Generation Electronic Literature

Five years after he spent a year at UiB as a Fulbright, Leonardo Flores returns to give a talk and to be an opponent for Álvaro Seiça's PhD defence.

Fulbright Scholar

Mia Zamora is the 2017/18 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at UiB

Zamora enjoys teaching in a new culture: "I find teaching a very valuable part of my academic practice."

Workshop

Poetics and Politics of Virtual Reality

What are the poetics of virtual reality? Can virtual reality artworks be political?

Awards

Prestigious Award to Scott Rettberg's Hearts and Minds

Scott Rettberg and collaborators' VR narrative Hearts and Minds is the 2016 winner of the Electronic Literature Organization's Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature.