Nick Montfort is Professor of Digital Media at Comparative Media Studies/Writing. He develops computational poetry and art and has participated in dozens of literary and academic collaborations.
How electronic literature has influenced other media and the implications of having literary projects in the digital sphere alongside other forms of communication and art.
Katherine Hayles and Rita Raley on how mainstream and avant-garde poets and writers have been exploring the literary potential of the computer for decades.
How has electronic literature influenced other media, including the Web and the book? What are the implications of having literary projects in the digital sphere alongside other forms of communication and art?
Adding these neglected levels — programming and computing systems — to digital media studies can help to advance the field.
This talk will describe how looking at the code and platform levels can enhance our comparative media studies of computational works.