John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician, creative media and digital culture/English, WSU Vancouver, exhibited their sound art project Sound Spheres at the 2018 International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling Art Exhibition, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Will Luers, instructor, Creative Media and Digital Culture/English, WSU Vancouver, is corecipient of a first place Robert Coover Award from the Electronic Literature Organization for Novelling.
Dene Grigar, professor and director, and John Barber, clinical associate professor, English/creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, were invited speakers at the first electronic literature conference in the Arab world, Arab Electronic Literature: New Horizons and Global Perspectives, hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, by Rochester Institute of Technology. Grigar presented “Preserving a Cultural Legacy of Born Digital Literature.” Barber presented, “Sound and Electronic Literature.” Barber’s sound art work, “There and Back,” was one of seven international works invited for a curated exhibition associated with the conference.
John Barber, instructor, English/creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, authored “Imaginative Radio Plays” which was selected for exhibition in the Helicotrema Festival 2017, part of the Venice Art Biennale in Venice, Italy.
Dene Grigar, professor and director, English/creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver authored “The Legacy of Uncle Roger” in #WomenTechLit, and the introduction, “‘Syn[ning]’ Bravely: Introduction to Next Horizons” in Hyperrhiz.
Dene Grigar, director and professor, Creative Media and Digital Culture/English, WSU Vancouver, co-authored Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Digital Writing (MIT Press).
John Barber, instructor, English/creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, created the sound installation “A Mighty Span” at the Clark County Historical Museum.
Dene Grigar, associate professor, English, and director, creative media & digital culture, WSU Vancouver, authored Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing to be published by MIT Press in early 2017. This summer, Grigar was re-elected pesident of the Electronic Literature Organization and chaired its 2016 conference and festival at the University of Victoria, BC. This fall, she will present the keynote address at the International Conference on Digital Media and Textuality at the University of Bremen, Germany, and at the International Digital Media Arts Association conference at Winona (Minn.) State University.