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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Creative Media & Digital Culture

English/Creative Media and Digital Culture

Dene Grigar
John Barber

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.

English/Creative Media and Digital Culture

John BarberJohn 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.

English/Creative Media & Digital Culture

Dene GrigarDene 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.