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New Book: Towards a Digital Poetics

Posted on August 24, 2019

Free Preview © 2019 Towards a Digital Poetics Electronic Literature & Literary Games Authors: O’Sullivan, James Examines digital forms on their own terms rather than returning instinctively to well-worn analogue perspectives Looks at the woefully underexamined subject of electronic literature Takes an ontological approach through descriptive exploration rather than offering a prescriptive definition of electronic Continue Reading »

Decodings Summer 2019

Posted on July 23, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Summer 2019, Vol. 28, No.3 *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *SLSA 2019 Awards: Travel Awards, Essay Prizes *2018 SLSA Kendrick Book Prize and Honorable Mentions *Graduate Student Liaisons Appointed *2019 Election for Member-at-Large *New Policies under Consideration: Respectful Behavior and Freedom of Speech *AnthropoScene Book Continue Reading »

New Book: How the Universe Is Made

Posted on July 5, 2019

How the Universe Is Made Poems New & Selected 1985–2019 By Stephanie Strickland order book here or here . . . Strickland easily ranks among the most forward-looking, rigorous, and evocative poets writing today . . . perhaps the first serious poetry to explore the emerging implications of the digital age for poetics . . Continue Reading »

Draft policies for respectful behavior and freedom of speech commitment (updated July 14)

Posted on May 29, 2019

Please review these proposed policies and contact Executive Director Carol Colatrella or any current society officer with comments. SLSA respect July 14 2019        slsa Freedom of Speech July 14 2019

Decodings Spring 2019 No. 2 (Updated)

Posted on April 15, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2019, Vol. 28, No.2 (updated) *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *SLSA Awards *Call for Volunteer or Nomination: Graduate Student Liaison *AnthropoScene Book Series UPCOMING MEETING: SLSA 2019: Experimental Engagements — November 7-11, University of California-Irvine, California https://litsciarts.org/slsa19/ Co-chairs: Jesse Jackson and Antoinette Lafarge. Keynote speakers, Andrea Continue Reading »

PhD Research Position

Posted on March 31, 2019

From Susan M. Gaines: We have reopened this Ph.D. position and would appreciate it if you would circulate it to your students and networks. The interdisciplinary Fiction Meets Science (www.fictionmeetsscience.org) research consortium in northern Germany has a Ph.D. research opportunity with the “Sociology of Development and Knowledge Group”  at the Leibniz Center for Marine Tropical Continue Reading »

New Book: Hush: Media and Sonic Self-Control

Posted on March 31, 2019

From Mack Hagood: I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Hush: Media and Sonic Self-Control (Duke University Press), which outlines how noise-cancelling headphones, tinnitus maskers, white noise machines, nature-sound mobile apps, and other forms of media give users the ability to create sonic safe spaces for themselves, showing how the desire to block Continue Reading »

Decodings Spring 2019 (updated)

Posted on March 31, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2019, Vol. 28, No.2 *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *SLSA Awards *Call for Volunteer or Nomination: Graduate Student Liaison *AnthropoScene Book Series UPCOMING MEETING: SLSA 2019: Experimental Engagements — November 7-11, University of California-Irvine, California https://litsciarts.org/slsa19/ Co-chairs: Jesse Jackson and Antoinette Lafarge. Keynote speakers, Andrea Polli, co-sponsored Continue Reading »

New Book: Invisible Colors: The Arts of the Atomic Age

Posted on March 8, 2019

I am happy to announce that my book Invisible Colors: The Arts of the Atomic Age has just been published with MIT Press. https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/invisible-colors The book focuses on the atomic age from the standpoint of the arts in the East and in the West from Marie Curie to Fukushima (also including uranium mining). By excavating these historical Continue Reading »

Decodings Spring 2019

Posted on March 5, 2019

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter                      Spring 2019, Vol. 28, No.2 *SLSA 2019, “Experimental Engagements,” University of California-Irvine *SLSA Awards *Call for Volunteer or Nomination: Graduate Student Liaison *AnthropoScene Book Series   UPCOMING MEETING: SLSA 2019: Experimental Engagements — November 7-11, University of California-Irvine, California https://litsciarts.org/slsa19/ Co-chairs: Jesse Jackson and Antoinette Lafarge. Keynote speakers, Andrea Continue Reading »