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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

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

Can the Subaltern Speak Online? – Report on event

On Friday 24 February staff at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at the University of Leeds celebrated their second Sadler Seminar in the ‘Remapping World Cinemas in a Digital Age’ series. The event was entitled ‘Can the Subaltern Speak Online? The Potential of Audio-visual Media for Advocacy and Resistance on the Internet’ … Continue reading

Latin(o) American Digital Art policy document distributed

The policy document written after Claire’s successful Latin(o) American Digital Art exhibition at FACT Liverpool in 2014  has been translated into Spanish and distributed among Latin American institutions. In October 2016, Claire was awarded Impact Acceleration funding from the University of Liverpool to carry out work on the project Latin American Art and Museum Policy, … Continue reading

New article in DHQ about the relationship between the ‘disciplines’ of Digital Humanities and Modern Languages

Claire and Thea are pleased to announce the publication in Digital Humanities Quarterly, 11.1, of an article that they have co-authored entitled ‘Where’s the ML in DH? And Where’s the DH in ML? The Relationship between Modern Languages and Digital Humanities, and an Argument for a Critical DHML’. The full article is available here. The … Continue reading

Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production now available in paperback

Claire and Thea are pleased to announce that their 2013 book, Latin American Identity in Online Cultural Production has just been released in paperback and is available to order direct from the publisher. An ebook is also available. Reviews of the book have described it as ‘a superb resource for scholars interested in Latin(o) American … Continue reading

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