October 2, 2006

AUTOSTART Oct 26 & 27 in Philly

by Nick Montfort · , 5:34 pm

AUTOSTART

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:    AUTOSTART - A Festival of Digital Literature
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.    Kelly Writers House, October 26 & 27
:    Celebrating the Electronic Literature Collection, volume 1
:    MACHINE series # Electronic Literature Organization

:     http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/autostart.html

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:=:#=:.#=::==.=....:...>  Charles Bernstein
.#.=..=:#.=::===...:.:.>  Jim Carpenter
::.=.==...::==:.=#:...#>  Mary Flanagan
:#.:...:.:=#..=.=.=:==:>  N. Katherine Hayles
:.=#:.===.:.:::.=..#..=>  Daniel C. Howe
:=#:::=:.#:=.=.=....=..>  Aya Karpinska
..:.==#==::#==:......:.>  Aaron Levy
:#=.=..:..=.::=::#..==.>  Marjorie Luesebrink
::=:=:...:=..#.==#.=.:.>  Nick Montfort
.....:==::.=.#:.=.==#.:>  Stuart Moulthrop
:=...=#:...:::=#===..:.>  Jason Nelson
:#..=.==..:=.=..:#.=:::>  Jena Osman
:..=.=.=.=#:=:#.:...=::>  Bob Perelman
:::=..=:.===.:#:.=#....>  Aaron A. Reed
:....:.:.===#=.:=:#=..:>  Scott Rettberg
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:#.::...=:.:.==.==:..#=>  Stephanie Strickland
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:    All events except the tour of Slought take place at the 
:    Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, University of Pennsylvania,
.    Philadelphia, PA
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: THURSDAY  Oct 26
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: 1:00-2:30 pm   Discussion (Arts Cafe)
.       A conversation about writing and literature in the digital
.          age, featuring four prominent poets:
:     > Charles Bernstein - University of Pennsylvania 
:     > Jena Osman - Temple University
:     > Bob Perelman - University of Pennsylvania
:     > Ron Silliman - Silliman's Blog
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: 2:30-5:30 pm   The Open Machine Open House
:       Electronic literature available for reading and discussion
:          throughout the downstairs area, with guided tours at
.          3:30 pm & 4:30 pm by two Electronic Literature Collection,
:          volume 1 edtitors:
:     > Stephanie Strickland - New York City
:     > Nick Montfort - University of Pennsylvania
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: 4:00-5:30 pm   Wet Digits Workshop
:       An introductory workshop for those new to HTML and digital
:          writing, led by the editors of The New Media Reader:
.     > Noah Wardrip-Fruin - University of California, San Diego
:     > Nick Montfort - University of Pennsylvania
:          [[[ RSVP REQUIRED: contact wh@writing.upenn.edu ]]]
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: 5:30-7:30 pm   Reading (Arts Cafe)
:       Presentations of electronic literature by Electronic
:          Literature Collection, volume 1 contributors:
:     > Mary Flanagan - Hunter College
:     > Aya Karpinska - Brown University
:     > Stuart Moulthrop - University of Baltimore
:     > Aaron A. Reed - Salt Lake City
.     > Noah Wardrip-Fruin - University of California, San Diego
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: FRIDAY  Oct 27
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: 10:30-11:30 am   Tour of Slought Foundation (4017 Walnut St)
.       Slought Foundation broadly encourages new futures for
:          contemporary life through public programs featuring
:          international artists and theorists.
:     > Aaron Levy - Slought Foundation Executive Director
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. 1:00-4:00 pm   Electronic Writing Jam (Room 202)
:       A time to write collaboratively and to discuss forms,
:          techniques, and technologies, hosted by:
:     > Jim Carpenter - University of Pennsylvania
:          Participants include readers and editors from AUTOSTART's
:          Thursday program as well as:
:     > Daniel C. Howe - Brown University
:     > Brian Kim Stefans - Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
:          Participants by videoconference include two editors of
:          the Electronic Literature Collection, volume 1:
.     > N. Katherine Hayles - University of California, Los Angeles
:     > Scott Rettberg - University of Bergen, Norway
:          An editor of volume 2 and volume 1 contributor:
:     > Marjorie Luesebrink - Irvine Valley College
:          And volume 1 contributor:
.     > Jason Nelson - Griffith University, Australia
:          [[[ RSVP REQUIRED: contact wh@writing.upenn.edu ]]]
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:    The Electronic Literature Collection, volume 1 is edited by
:       N. Katherine Hayles # Nick Montfort
:       Scott Rettberg # Stephanie Strickland
:    This volume features 60 digital selections by
:       Jim Andrews # Ingrid Ankerson # babel # Giselle Beiguelman
:       Philippe Bootz # Patrick-Henri Burgaud # J.R. Carpenter
:       John Cayley # M.D. Coverley (Marjorie Luesebrink) # Martha Deed
.       David Durand # escha # Damien Everett # Sharif Ezzat
:       Edward Falco # Mary Flanagan # Marcel Fr'emiot
:       Elaine Froehlich # geniwate # Loss Peque~no Glazier
:       Kenneth Goldmith # Tim Guthrie # Richard Holeton
:       Daniel C. Howe # Jon Ingold # Shelley Jackson # Michael Joyce
:       Aya Karpinska # Robert Kendall # Deena Larsen
:       Kerry Lawrynovicz # Donna Leishman # Bill Marsh # Talan Memmott
:       Maria Mencia # Judd Morrissey # Brion Moss # Stuart Moulthrop
.       Jason Nelson # Marko Niemi # Millie Niss # Lance Olsen
:       Jason Pimble # William Poundstone # Kate Pullinger
:       Melinda Rackham # Aaron A. Reed # Shawn Rider # Jim Rosenberg
:       Megan Sapnar # Dan Shiovitz # Emily Short # Alan Sondheim
:       Brian Kim Stefans # Reiner Strasser # Dan Waber
:       Noah Wardrip-Fruin # Rob Wittig # Nanette Wylde
:    The Collection will be available on the web and on CD-ROM under a
:    Creative Commons license - see http://eliterature.org
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7 Responses to “AUTOSTART Oct 26 & 27 in Philly”


  1. Aaron Reed Says:

    This sounds like a great event. Congrats to all involved on getting the first volume of the collection out! I’ll have to see if I can make it out to Philly to attend: it looks like some good stuff is planned.

  2. nick Says:

    Aaron, it would be great if you could make it! I’ll hope to see you there.

  3. scott Says:

    Sweet ASCII! Looking forward to the fest, if at a distance.

  4. nick Says:

    Note the update: Aaron Reed has been added to the program and will take part in the Thursday evening reading, where he’ll present his Slamdance Guerrilla Gamemakers finalist and Electronic Literature Collection, vol 1 selection, Whom the Telling Changed.

  5. J. R. Carpenter Says:

    wow – wish I could attend too!! can’t wait to see the collection. xx from Montreal

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