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Saturday, June 11 • 10:30 - 12:00
Session 2.1 Literary Interventions

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Astrid Ensslin's and Alice Bell's paper focuses on WALLPAPER, a gothic digital fiction installation by Judy Alston and Andy Campbell (Dreaming Methods / One to One Trust), and we're going to look at two things in particular: the ways in which WP’s multimodal set-up may help us develop a media-specific theory of cognitive deixis (Stockwell 2002); and how we might study reader responses to learn more about the complex, hybrid and dynamic nature of immersion in immersive digital fictions and literary games.


Moderators
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Brian Ganter

English Department, Capilano University
digital culture and materialism, film, politics of games and gaming, Marx

Speakers
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Alice Bell

Reader, Humanities Department, Sheffield Hallam University
My research specialisms are stylistics (including cognitive poetics), narratology (including unnatural narratology), and digital fiction. Throughout my work I develop systematic approaches for the analysis of (mostly digital) texts and investigate ways that digital technologies affect fiction and fictionality. I'm currently running the Reading Digital Fiction project, investigating ways that readers process digital fiction cognitively.
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Astrid Ensslin

Professor, University of Alberta
I have a background in literary linguistics (stylistics), narratology, discourse analysis and digital media. My main interests are literary gaming and other forms of digital fiction, and I'm currently working on projects looking at how readers respond to and process digital fiction, and emotive discourse patterns in videogame paratexts. I've published books on literary hypertext, literary games and gaming, analyzing digital fiction, the... Read More →
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Kate Pullinger

Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media, Bath Spa University
I'm interested in all things fiction, creative nonfiction + digital, including emerging forms, literary apps, transmedia and participatory media projects. I have a cohort of 6 Digital Writing PhD students at Bath Spa, plus 3 Low Res students who are based outside the UK, so if you are interested in a creative practice PhD, talk to me.

Artists
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Aaron Angello

University of Colorado Boulder
Aaron Angello is a poet and multi-media artist. Currently working on his PhD at the University of Colorado Boulder.


Saturday June 11, 2016 10:30 - 12:00
MacLaurin D101

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