Digital Media Symposium Feb. 3 at UW
Uncategorized | January 27, 2012
The University of Wyoming will hold a “Digital Media Symposium” on Friday, Feb. 3, in 506 Coe Library (fully tech-friendly space). Here’s the schedule:
9:30 a.m.: Professor of English Craig Dworkin, curator of on-line archives of conceptual writing
10:30 a.m.: Professor of History/Director of Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond Robert K. Nelson
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Lunch
1 p.m.: Associate Professor of New Media Studies Cheryl Ball, rhetorical studies
2 p.m.: Assistant Professor of English Brian Kim Stefans, new media poetry and poetics
3:15 p.m.: Roundtable Discussion with panelists
Given that digital production, research and dissemination permeate all fields of scholarship, creative practice and teaching, the English Department has been planning a one-day digital media symposium as a way to explore how we should integrate our traditional trainings with the transformative impact digital media has had on contemporary culture at large and on current artistic, scholarly and pedagogical practices in particular.
List of speakers:
Assistant Professor of English, Brian Kim Stefans, new media poetry and poetics
–Brian Kim Stefans has published several books of poetry and criticism, is the editor of the /ubu (”slash ubu”) series of e-books, and is the creator of arras.net, devoted to new media poetry and poetics.
Associate Professor of New Media Studies, Cheryl Ball, rhetorical studies
–Cheryl Ball is an influential teacher, editor and scholar invested in exploring contemporary genre(s), technologies, media, and modes.
Professor of English, Craig Dworkin curator of on-line archives of conceptual writing UW
–Craig Dworkin curates two on-line archives of conceptual writing and publishes widely on twentieth and twenty-first century American poetry, avant-garde and conceptual writing and literary theory.
Professor of History, Robert K. Nelson, Director of the Digital Scholarship Lab at U of Richmond
FMI: Mary P. Sheridan, 307-766-6452, email@example.com