Kim Christen, professor, digital technology & culture, was named to receive the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at WSU Showcase 2020.
Dene Grigar, professor, creative media & digital culture, WSU Vancouver, co-presented “Making, Preserving, and Curating Electronic Literature,” at the Modern Language Association 2020 Convention in Seattle, with five undergraduate researchers and involving work by 11 graduate students.
Dene Grigar, professor, creative media & digital culture, WSU Vancouver, coauthored Rebooting Electronic Literature, Volume 2, an open-source, multimedia book documenting works of electronic literature (Scalar, open educational resources).
Dene Grigar, professor and director, creative media & digital culture, WSU Vancouver, was interviewed in “The Computer Is Not a Tool to Help Us Do Whatever We Do, It IS What We Do, It Is the Medium in Which We Work,” by Piotr Marecki in Przeglad Kulturoznawczy.
John Barber, associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, technician, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, coauthored the multimedia exhibit Remembering the Dead, a memorial to victims of mass shootings across America, jury selected for presentation at the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. They also coauthored the exhibit Sound Spheres, jury selected for the exhibition/creative track of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Hypertext 2019 Conference, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany.
In addition, Barber recently served as producer, dramaturge, and director of the live performance and online streaming of the five-part “Halloween Fright Night Live,” featuring episodes from Lights Out, Quiet Please!, and Suspense, for his Re-Imagined Radio project .
Dene Grigar, professor, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, curated the exhibition “Tear Down the Wall: Hypertext and Participatory Narratives,” presented in conjunction with the 2019 ACM Hypertext conference at Hof University, Germany, and including work by John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician.
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.