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We are busy planning the Digital Narrative Network conference on 21st and 22nd November with an exhibition in the same week at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design. The conference will feature a keynote from N. Katherine Hayles, other special guests, and presentations of research from multiple faculties at UiB.
We are busy planning the Digital Narrative Network conference on 21st and 22nd November with an exhibition in the same week at the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, featuring a keynote from N. Katherine Hayles and other special guests, alongside presentations of research from multiple faculties at UiB.
Jill, Ragnhild and Linn Heidi introduced the database for the first time at Nordmedia in Malmø.
A seminar about how distant reading and network analysis can be used to develop a big picture of cultural discourse about machine vision technologies.
Documentation of the Digital Narrative Network's first event with guest lecture by Søren Pold: Meta Interface Character - Narrative as Critical Aspect.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Montfort, Professor of Digital Media at MIT, to a two-year 20% position as Professor II with UiB Digital Culture. Montfort is noted both as a creative author of numerous and varied creative works and as a critic and theorist of digital media.
The 2019 N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature was awarded to UiB professor Scott Rettberg, for his monograph Electronic Literature.
Documentation of the Digital Narrative Network's first event with guest lecture by Søren Pold: Meta Interface Character - Narrative as Critical Aspect.
The Machine Vision database was the topic of our last workshop at Solstrand Hotel and we are getting closer to a data set that will give us more detailed information on Machine Vision in everyday life.
Concluding his Fulbright year in the Digital Culture research group at UiB, Chris Ingraham gave a lecture on algorithmic culture based on a section of his forthcoming book.
Last Sunday, 10 March 2019, Post-doc Maud Ceuterick and PhD candidate Hannah Ackermans in Digital Culture at UiB organized a feminist Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon to improve the documentation of women and other marginalized people on Wikipedia.
In the start of November Machine Vision hosted their first workshop at Solstrand Hotel with creative researchers, artists and designers from many parts of the world.
Thanks to EU funding, the Digital Culture, Archaeology, Philosophy and Theory of Science researchs groups will welcome new international researchers to their team. These groups at the Faculty of Humanities received five out of seven Marie Curie grants awarded to UiB.
A collaboration between French and Norwegian scholars has resulted in an anthology on digital critical editions, edited by Daniel Apollon and two French colleagues.
Jill Walker Rettberg has received ERC funding for aesthetic and cultural research on everyday machine vision. The project will launch in August 2018, and runs for five years.
Zamora is writing a book that incorporates her experiences teaching in Bergen: "I find teaching a very valuable part of my academic practice."
Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council for excellent research projects.
Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.

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