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Machine Vision is growing and has a new Tumblr with weekly updates.
Last month, the annual conference and festival of the Electronic Literature Organization took place at UQAM (Montreal, Canada) to present state-of-the-art research and creative projects as well as discuss future collaborations and strategies of the field. In this blogpost, I outline the elements of the conference that are relevant to Machine Vision, and show examples of works using machine vision... Read more
June 12-14, researchers from the University of Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group, University of Stavanger Greenhouse group, University of Utah, and Aarhus University will explore connections between the digital humanities and environmental poetics through recent books and artworks which crossover the two concerns.
On 10–11 May the Research Group for Radical Philosophy and Literature (LLE) organized a seminar at the Norwegian Institute in Rome on the legacy of 1968 in conjunction with the Research group for Subjectivation and Late Modernity (FoF), with Maurizio Lazzarato, Frida Beckman and Franco Berardi as our invited keynotes.
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."
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
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.
The first worshop organized by the Narratology of Criminal Cases project brought new perspectives on how crimes are narrated both in legal contexts and in the broader culture.
One UiB researcher departs for Denmark, while five excellent European researchers come to UiB to conduct research. They have received Marie Curie fellowships from the European Union in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.
In November and December visitors to the University Library will experience electronic literature and digital art created by Jason Nelson, the 2016/17 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at UiB, and his partner, Alinta Krauth.
Language resources are becoming more accessible for researchers throughout Europe.
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.
Exhibitions and performances of electronic literature are open to the public as part of the 2015 international electronic literature conference and festival, ELO 2015.
After a year with Digital Culture at UiB, Fulbright Scholar Kathi Inman Berens has returned to her home town of Portland.

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