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Do you know where the personal data you leave behind in apps and on social media is used? A new method for analyzing data developed by Professor Jill Walker Rettberg helps identify precisely that.
A seminar about how distant reading and network analysis can be used to develop a big picture of cultural discourse about machine vision technologies.
The 2019 N. Katherine Hayles Award for Criticism of Electronic Literature was awarded to UiB professor Scott Rettberg, for his monograph Electronic Literature.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UiB's Scott Rettberg is to lead a major European project exploring the emerging field of electronic literature as a networked, creative community.
Letters dancing on the walls, computer-interpreted voices represented on the screen, projected haikus created from phrases in today's newspapers - these are just a few of the performances shown at our conference this November.
Blogging can help you to gain confidence, practice writing, and participate in networks of other learners. How can you help students to use blogs so that they also learn these things?
Myriam Danièle Coco, a member of the Digital Culture Research Group, successfully defended her PhD in March. The title of her dissertation is “Jeux de rôles virtuels et dévoilement des représentations. Une étude didactique dans une perspective innovatrice des pratiques dans l’enseignement du français langue étrangère.”