Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 75.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 05:41:06 +0100
From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: [ELO] Electronic Arts chat on the implications for the
(post)humanities in the age of the posthuman, etc..
[Hi --I thought, this might interest you --Please join the Electronic
Literature Organization Chat on: Wednesday June 28 21:00 Eastern, 19:00
Mountain, 13:00 Sydney (Thursday June 29) at Lingua MOO at
<http://lingua.utdallas.edu:7000> to meet Electronic Artists on the take
of implications for the (post)humanities, with other important issues (see
inside for details) --the artists will also talk on "technology's impact
on issues of identity, race, gender" and "the current status of aesthetics
at the convergence of art, science and technology".
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 21:08:18 -0600
From: Deena <email@example.com>
Please join the Electronic Literature Organization Chat on:
Wednesday June 28 21:00 Eastern, 19:00 Mountain, 13:00 Sydney (Thursday
June 29) at Lingua MOO (http://lingua.utdallas.edu:7000)
with artists from the Electronic Easel at The University of Colorado,
Boulder (Leslee Boersma, Timothy Weaver, Ariadna Capasso, Maria Patricia
Tinaero-Baker, Damian Keller, Cinthia Fiss, Kelli Hashimoto, Angela
Forster, Deena Larsen, Robert Schaller, Craig Coleman, and Lisa Stanley).
We'll talk about :
What are the implications for the (post)humanities in the age of the
What is technology's impact on issues of identity, race, gender, etc?
What is the current status of aesthetics at the convergence of art,
science and technology?
What is the role of the artist-as-researcher in the investigation and
innovation of new technologically-driven visualisation methods?
How can electronic art invite the viewer to take a more active role? What
are the possible roles for viewers?
How do we preserve the technology and the artwork we are creating?
ABOUT THE CHATS:
These twice monthly chats provide an opportunity for creative writers and
readers to get together and discuss the exciting innovations and
possibilities in hypertext and other forms of electronic literature.
Each chat features a special guest from among the leading lights on
the electronic literature world. Chats are archived at
<http://www.eliterature.org> (Click on community, then chat archives).
INSTRUCTIONS ON JOINING THE CHATS:
To take part in the ELO chats, just go to the Lingua MOO and sign in as a
guest. If you'd like to learn more about MOOing, please e-mail Deena
Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org for a short tutorial. To enter LinguaMOO,
click onthe URL: http://lingua.utdallas.edu:7000
Your browser must be either Netscape Communicator version 4.08 or newer,
Cookies must be enabled for the system to work. Otherwise, please ,
telnet to lingua.utdallas.edu 8888
You must log in as guest, but you will be prompted to enter your real
name on the next screen.
Once in LinguaMOO, type in @go eliterature to get to the electronic
literature chat room.
Once there, you can type a quotation mark " and your text to start
You can also type @who to find out who else is there.
We hope you'll join us for this exciting chat.
Electronic Literature Organization
Come on over to explore the amazing possibilities
To subscribe, send a blank message to: eliterature-subscribe@eGroups.com
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