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DLAC New Member Introductions: Edward King

The DLAC Network has recently undergone an expansion. This post is part of a series in which new DLAC members introduce themselves and their research interests in digital culture. This time it is Edward King, Lecturer in Portuguese and Lusophone Studies  at the University of Bristol. A strong interest in Latin American digital cultures has … Continue reading

DLAC New Member Introductions: Rachel Randall

The DLAC Network has recently undergone an expansion. This post is part of a series of posts in which new DLAC members introduce themselves and their research interests in digital culture. First up is Rachel Randall (currently Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Portuguese and Spanish, Oxford; taking up Lecturership in Hispanic Media and Digital Cultures … Continue reading

DLAC Activities and Events in Argentina

Blog Post: DLAC Activities and Events in Argentina As part of a HEIF-funded project on Latin American Art and Museum Policy, Claire Taylor and Ailsa Peate will be holding a week-long series of events in Argentina at the end of November. On Monday 27 November, they will undertake a visit to the Museo de las … Continue reading

DLAC Network: new phase

We’re pleased to share the news that the DLAC Network is growing! We have recently invited several new colleagues to join us (the original members: Claire Taylor, Thea Pitman and Tori Holmes) in thinking about the cultural dimensions of new media in Latin America. The new members will be introduced in a series of short … Continue reading

New article on Brazilian webdocumentary

Tori Holmes has recently published a new article on the Brazilian webdocumentary project Domínio Público, which portrays urban transformations in Rio de Janeiro in the run-up to the city’s hosting of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games, with a particular focus on the impact in Rio’s favelas. The article, with the title ‘Giving visibility … Continue reading

DLAC members participate in event on ‘Mapping Multilingualism and Digital Culture’

On 22 June 2017, Claire, Thea and Tori participated in a workshop on ‘Mapping Multilingualism and Digital Culture‘ at Kings College London, organised by Language Acts, one of the AHRC Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) projects. In the morning, Claire gave a keynote talk on ‘Digital Culture and Re-thinking Modern Languages’, and Tori participated in a … Continue reading

DLAC YouTube channel now available

The DLAC YouTube channel is now live!   The channel, which can be found here, is comprised of a variety of videos, which we will be expanding on in the future.   Recordings included to this point are a video which features Argentinian digital artist Marina Zerbarini talking about her 2003 online interactive work Tejido … Continue reading

New Article on Literary Heritage & Digital Genres

An article by Claire has recently been published in the journal Comparative Critical Studies. The article appears in a special issue of the journal, guest-edited by Emanuela Patti. The special issue focuses on narrative experimentation across languages, and includes phenomenon such as avant-garde and postmodern experiments with novelistic form, graphic novels, hypertext fiction, game literature, … Continue reading

Digital Art on LSE Impact Blog

Claire’s project on Latin(o) American Digital Art has been featured on the LSE’s Impact Blog. The LSE Impact Blog is a hub for researchers, administrative staff, librarians, students, think tanks, government, and anyone else interested in maximising the impact of academic work in the social sciences and other disciplines. It aims to encourage debate, share best … Continue reading

Case study on Marina Zerbarini’s Tejido de memoria now available on FIHRM website

A case study on Marina’s digital artwork, Tejido de memoria has now been added to the Resources section of the FIHRM (Federation of International Human Rights Museums) website. Claire and her Research Assistant, Ailsa, were invited by National Museums Liverpool (NML), who created and run the website, to rejuvenate its Resources section as part of … Continue reading

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