to the CLC
Center for Literary Computing (CLC) rethinks literary studies
for the digital age, developing interdisciplinary research
projects in the poetics of new media and the media ecology
of literary institutions, using web-technologies, multimedia,
hypertext, audio/video, and virtual environments.
a special unit within the WVU English Department, the CLC
provides consulting, outreach, and support for innovations
in humanities scholarship. Literary computing draws attention
to the forms and poetics of all media, offering a new focus
on the nature of literary texts.
in 1991 by Patrick Conner, the CLC continues to grow under
the direction of Sandy Baldwin, with the support of the
Department of English and the Eberly College of Arts and
CLC also provides opportunities for undergraduate students
to work as paid interns or in work-study positions, and
for graduate students to serve as assistant coordinators
for the lab. To learn more, contact the Director, Sandy
at the CLC
and artist Alan Sondheim visits West Virginia University
for a summer residency from June 2 to July 7. The visit
is a collaboration beween the CLC and the Virtual Environments
Lab (VEL). More about his residency, including images, videos,
and sound : <www.as.wvu.edu/clcold/sondheim>
of the visit include:
research for "World Premiere: The Phenomenology of
hte Virtual," a theoretical and artistic exploration
of "liveness" in virtual environments.
of "Plain_Text: Tools for Literary Computing,"
a set of tools and texts for codeworkers and media writers.
a multimedia installation at the WVU College of Creative
Arts Paul Mesaros Gallery. The Gallery is free and open
to the public. The installation will run from June 14
to August 8.