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Call for ‘Writing Digital’: MIX DIGITAL 3 Conference

…a call for papers, presentations and works for exhibition for the Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 conference. The deadline for submissions is 31st January 2015. Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 will take place from 2-4 July 2015 at Bath Spa University’s Commons Building.   Papers/presentations and workshops are invited in relation to the on-going themes of: Creative writing and digital technology The future of the book New forms of publishing New fo…

This Digital Life: Mums, Dogs, and Inmates (2 of 3)

…creatures we share this planet with, truly are. What was the stuff of literary satire a quarter of a century ago now seems a serious and urgent challenge for our digital lives. And it’s through projects like Ann’s that we will begin to discover what it means for us to share this digital world with others: not just animals and intelligent devices, but those human populations who are excluded or distanced from mainstream society. We’ll turn to such…

Hands Up for Digital Humanities – When Humanists Go Off-Piste

…st being here, I might as well be honest about how hard it is and why. The digital arena is comprised of collaboration, Digital Humanities exists at the intersection of art and science, whilst digital writing depends on a holistic approach to a variety of methods. So to hell with it. It might feel irrelevant and like no-one will be interested in my talk – bringing an unknown topic into an established arena – but there are always overlaps to be fou…

Hands Up for Digital Humanities: The Beginnings of an Exposé

…recently, had been totally absent in my world. Turns out I’m not alone in this digital blindness. Considering our tendency to elevate scholarly endeavours over industry outputs – a trend that is explored by Zoe Bulaitis in her excellent 2017 article – it is surprising that so many humanists, myself included, are oblivious to Digital Humanities; the term, the area, the field. Are we ‘doing’ Digital Humanities, or DH, without actually realising it?…

Still Defining Digital Literature

…aintains a handmade aesthetic, finding beauty in mundane space of everyday life. In other words, this is a challenging, but beautifully written work with an urgent message, told in a way that could only be constructed and experienced via digital media, published to the web. But, while I see in Nine Billion Branches a work deeply immersed in digital culture, I am aware some (perhaps many) readers simply see a screen-based work. This is what I think…

NEW: PhD Studentship in Digital Publishing and Reading

…department – a department that is unusual in its in-depth engagement with digital technologies – will give this researcher unprecedented access to researchers and practitioners in this field. For instance, within the time period of the doctorate the student will be able to run in-depth on-going case studies looking at the writing process, pre-publication, publication, and post-publication reader engagement of books by award-winning literary write…

Next Generation Paper

…gh its digital embellishment. Moreover, designers can creatively interpret this digital media to create photo narratives, audiophotos and audiophoto narratives, while readers can supplement this with their own gathered and recorded digital links (i.e. audio, video, imagery, websites). An example of 3G paper interaction design Recent developments of NGP make the success and accessibility of Next Generation Paper already apparent. A prototype of the…

Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition 2.0

…Q. One of the first digital fictions As a writer, I love the possibilities digital fiction offers. Digital media is a versatile platform that can encompass all modes of storytelling – linguistic, visual, audio, interactive – and bundle them all together for complex, additive narrative and aesthetic effects. The reader can be involved in the actual shaping and direction of the story, through the selection of links, through navigation and choices, a…

This Digital Life: Mums, Dogs, and Inmates (1 of 3)

…ng Downs, a team at the University of Southern Queensland have founded the Digital Life Lab – a unit exploring the ways in which Australians and others experience life shaped by the impact of information technology. Over three installments, we’ll be looking at their research and how it intersects with The Writing Platform’s focus on authorship and literature in the digital age. This week, we’re joined by social scientist Kate Davis. Kate’s researc…