Monthly Archives: March 2006

Genres and New Media

Tweet Genre in digital literature is a many headed beast I have been wrestling with lately. Some sources for this struggle have been Mikhail Bakhtin’s “Speech Genres and Other Late Essays”, “The Rhetoric and Ideology of Genre” Edited by Richard … Continue reading

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Media influences

Tweet In my research, I try to describe the influence that different media have on interactional patterns and conversational structures. A recurring topic of contemplation is whether I give the medium of the interaction too much prominence here. I am … Continue reading

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Censorship and Technology

Tweet In recent months the Australian Government Classification Review Board has refused classification for the computer game Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents under Pressure and withdrawn classification for Grand Theft Auto III: San Andreas. In effect both games are banned … Continue reading

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Maureen McNeil at Umeå University

Tweet Three upcoming seminars with Maureen McNeil (in Triple Helix, Samverkanshuset): Tuesday March 28 10.15 am-12 Cultural studies of technoscience and science and technology studies: borrowings, stretchings and challenges Wedensday March 29 10.15 am-12 Feminist reproductive politics in the early … Continue reading

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Vectors fellowships

Tweet Information about Vectors fellowships below (Vectors is very relevant to what we do in HUMlab and this seems like a good opportunity): Summer 2006 Fellowship Call for Proposals Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular The … Continue reading

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Are we all Narratologists now?

Tweet I blinked twice when I read this: “Espen Aarseth is unabashed in calling himself a narratologist. Building on the theories of French literary theorist Gerard Genette and narrative theorist Seymour Chatman, Aarseth’s work is really about how literature may … Continue reading

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Biily Marius on Channel 4

Tweet HUMlab researcher Billy Marius has been interviewed by local television station TV4. The interview and report can be seen streamed from the TV4 website.

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