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Digital media specialist at Liverpool wins commendation!

Latamcyber is delighted to announce that Aneta Krzemien, PhD student at the University of Liverpool, and speaker at our net.art workshop held in FACT last May, has received a commendation for her research. All doctoral students in their second year have to present their work at the annual University of Liverpool Poster Day, the most … Continue reading


Report on talk at MEXSU

At the end of February, Claire was invited to give a talk at MEXSU, the Centre for Mexico-Southampton Collaboration. The talk was entitled ‘Mapping the Americas Online: Latin(o) American net.art and the Aesthetic Production of Space’. Claire gave a snap-shot of her current project and forthcoming monograph on net.art, showcasing as examples the works of Brian Mackern, Coco Fusco … Continue reading

New publication – Hybrid Storyspaces

The journal Hispanic Issues Online recently published a thematic edition on ‘Hybrid Storyspaces: Redefining the Critical Enterprise in Twenty-First Century Hispanic Literature’, edited by Debra Castillo and Christine Henseler. The collection is one outcome of a conference of the same name held at Cornell University in 2010, at which Latamcyber members presented papers. The journal … Continue reading

Latamcyber member Tori Holmes awarded her PhD

We’re delighted to announce that Latamcyber member Tori Holmes was awarded her PhD by the University of Liverpool in November 2011 for a thesis entitled ‘Local content and embeddedness on the internet: Following the texts and practices of bloggers from a Brazilian favela’. The thesis is an interdisciplinary and ethnographically inspired exploration of how residents … Continue reading

… And we’re back!

This site has been offline for a few months now, as we worked on transforming it from the conference blog for the International Conference on Latin American Cybercultural Studies into an ongoing dynamic site for the Latamcyber project as a whole. We’re delighted to now be back with the new version of the site, and … Continue reading

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