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Announcement: New Reading Interfaces Working Group

Leader: Rita Raley

Group Members: Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Michael Mateas, Warren Sack, Peter Krapp, Kim Knight, William Huber, Kate Marshall, Irene Chien, Brooke Belisle, Ayhan Aytes, Lisa Swanstrom, Nicole Starosielski, Mike Treanor, Lindsay Brandon Hunter, Renee Hudson, Katie Kelp-Stebbins

This working group focuses on reading in the context of networked and multimedia communication environments. Some of our topics include text visualizations, alternative interfaces, immersive or VR environments for text.

Announcement: Research


Working Papers

Ramesh Srinivasan, “Intersections between the Cultural and Digital: New Models for Technological Appropriation”

Friday, February 20th, 2009: 12:00pm, South Hall 2635

Ramesh Srinivasan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Studies and Design|Media Arts at the University of California Los Angeles. He earned a doctorate in design from Harvard University, a Master of Science in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT Media Laboratory and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from  Stanford University.

Johanna Drucker, “I.nterpret”

Thursday, February 19th, 2009: 3:30pm, South Hall 2635

Johanna Drucker, the Martin and Bernard Breslauer Professor in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA, is currently the Digital Humanities Fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center for 2008-09 where she is working on a project titled, “Diagramming Interpretation.”

New Reading Interfaces Roundtable (MLA07)

Friday, 28 December

12:00 noon—1:15 p.m., Missouri, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Association for Computers and the Humanities (full abstracts online)

Session organizer: Rita Raley, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. “Tag Clouds: Reading the Poetic Interface,” Jeremy H. Douglass, Univ. of California, San Diego

2. “Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Three Case Histories,” Joseph Paul Tabbi, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. “Reading Shaw’s Legible City,” Elizabeth Swanstrom, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

4. “Reading the Margins of The Magic Book,” Sarah Jane Sloane, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins

5. “Texts in Virtual Contexts: Reading Scholarly Work in 3-D Environments,” Victoria E. Szabo, Duke Univ.

Transliteracies New Reading Interfaces Group Symposium, May 12, 2007

Saturday, May 12 2635 South Hall, UCSB
Presentations (PowerPoint files and videos) are in most cases restricted to Transliteracies participants (developers login) due to the in-progress nature of materials and to intellectual-property issues.

9 am – Welcome and Opening Remarks