Research Group Electronic Literature

Exploring the role of the Digital Humanities in Addressing Environmental Challenges

EcoDH Seminar

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.


An image from Toxi*City, a Climate Change Narrative

EcoDH seminar


Tues, June 12th, 1-4 

1PM "Animal, Vegetable, Digital" by Lisa Swanstrom discussion of book 45 min: http://www.uapress.ua.edu/product/Animal-Vegetable-Digital,6251.aspx — SH 124

"Living Lexicon for the Environmental Humanities” Eric Rasmussen and Lisa Swanstrom 30 min -- work in progress discussion

3PM Screening and discussion of Toxi*City: A Climate Change Narrative by Roderick Coover and Scott Rettberg 60 min:  http://www.crchange.net/toxicity/ — Media City Bergen

of interest: 17:00 - 18:00 Ecocritique, Sean Cubitt: https://www.uib.no/en/rs/bsrs/117805/ecocritique -- Auditorium 2, Law School

Weds, June 13th 

11AM The Ice Core Walk by Greg Niemeyer et al.: http://icecorewalk.org — Sound art transcoding and environmental narrative artwork made for walk around Store Lungegardsvannet 45 min walk. -- meet in front of KMD building, Møllendalsveien 61

of interest: 13:15-15:00 Terry Eagleton “The Crisis of the Humanities" https://www.uib.no/en/node/117863 -- SH Auditorium B

Thurs, June 14th

10AM-11AM “Metainterface” — videoconference discussion with Søren Pold and Christian Ulrik Andersen of book: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/metainterface 45 min -- SH 124

of interest: 12:15-13:15 Mia Zamora will give a presentation of her research during her year at the University of Bergen as a Fulbright scholar -- HF 372