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Talks

A partial list of some talks, meetings, symposia, lectures, and readings I've done in recent years.

Boston
April 12, 2002: NEMO Music Conference: New Media Showcase. Suisshotel, Boston. 2:30-5.
Hypertext '07
Hypertext '07, 11-13 September, 2007. Manchester, England (I'm chair of Hypertext, Culture, and Communication)
Denver, Colorado
27 May 1999, Cybermountain Hypertext Workshop, Denver, Colorado
First International Conference on Electronic Literature and Virtual Art
First International Conference on Electronic Literature and Virtual Art, Madrid, Spain. 4-6 October 2012. I’ll be speaking about the challenges of Storyspace III and Storyspace for iPad.

Digital Humanities, September 24-25, 2012. Presidency University, Kolkata (Calcultta), India.

Narrative and Hypertext
Narrative and Hypertext, June 25, 2012, Milwaukee. (I’m presenting a paper, “Gothic,” in the form of a dramatic dialog.)
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend Boston. Feb. 4-5, 2012.
Tinderbox Weekend Hamburg
Tinderbox Weekend Hamburg, Germany. May 19-20, 2012.
Tinderbox Weekend SF
Tinderbox Weekend SF, Hotel Rex, San Francisco. December 10-11, 2011.
Dangerous Readings
Dangerous Readings: strange hypertext and narrative play. The Second Intl. Web Art Science Campe, an unconference on new ways of reading. November 19-20, Boston.
Web Science 2011
Web Science 2011, June 14-17, Koblenz, Germany. “Flocks, Herds, and Stories: temporal coherence and the long tail.”
Hypertext 2011
Hypertext 2011, June 6-9, 2010. Eindhoven, The Netherlands. I’m co-chair with Frank Nack of a track on Interaction, Narrative, and Storytelling.  I’ll also be presenting a paper, “Towards a Vocabulary of Spatial Hypertext.”
Hypertext 2010
Hypertext 2010, June 13-16, 2010. Toronto, Canada. My paper is, "Criticism."
Archive and Innovate
ELO Archive and Innovate, "Generalized Stretchtext", June 3-6, 2010. Providence, RI, USA
Tinderbox Weekend London
Tinderbox Weekend, May 8-9 2010.
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend, March 13-14, 2010. Accent on Law, Journalism, and Policy Analysis.
First International Congress on Web Studies
First International Congress on Web Studies, March 3-5, 2010. Toluca, Mexico.
Future of Digital Studies
Futures of Digital Studies, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 25-27 February 2010. I’ll be talking about NeoVictorian Computing and the Literary Craft.
eLitCamp
eLitCamp — a weekend crafting new media narratives, December 12-13, 2009. Boston. Interested in joining us? Email me.
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco
A few seats are left — and the lineup is fantastic. Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco, November 21-22, 2009.

Hypertext 2009, June 29-July 1, 2009, Villa Gualino Convention Center, Torino. My paper is titled On Hypertext Narrative and discussed a generalization of stretchtext implemented in Tinderbox and Javascript. I'm co-chair, with Antonio Pizzo, of the track on Hypertext and Community — including (among much else) weblogs, social networks, fiction, and drama.

IVICA
IVICA: 2009 Symposium on Interactive Visual Information Collections and Activity, Austin, Texas, June 17, 2009. My talk: “A Narrative, a Picture, and a Link Walk Into a Bar”
Tinderbox Weekend London
Tinderbox Weekend London. May 9-10, 2009. With Mark Bernstein, Michael Bywater, Mark Anderson, and more...
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco. November 22-23, 2008. Hotel Rex (Union Square).
WikiSym '08
WikiSym '08, 8-10 September 2008, Porto, Portugal. (I'm Program Chair)
PodCamp Boston 3
The Intellectual, Artistic, and Sexual Concerns of Wikis, Weblogs, and Linked Media, 19 July 2008, Joseph Martinc Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, room 214
The New Knowledge Forge
The New Knowledge Forge : a one-day colloquium on wikis, links, and social software. Porto, Portugal. With George P. Landow, Stewart Mader, and J. Nathan Matias. June 30, 2008.
Tinderbox Day Pittsburgh
Tinderbox Construction. 22 June 2008, Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh PA.
Hypertext 08
Hypertext '08, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. June 19-21, 2008. (I'm track chair)
BlogTalk
BlogTalk 2008, March 3-4, 2008, Cork, Ireland. "NeoVictorian, Nobitic, and Narrative: ancient anticipations and the meaning of weblogs"
SRI AI Center
SRI AI Center Lecture Series, NeoVictorian Computing, 4 December 2007. SRI E building, room EJ228, 4pm.
UCSC
University of California at Santa Cruz, Department of Computer Science, December 3, 2pm.
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco, December 1-2, 2007. Focus: Tinderbox Management.
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend Boston, November 17-18, 2007. Focus: Tinderbox for Writers.
OOPSLA '07
OOPSLA '07: NeoVictorian Programming: intimate information for everyone's everyday tasks. Thursday, October 25. (The list of invited speakers is inspiring)
WikiSym
WikiSym 2007, 21-23 October 2007, Montréal, Quebec, Canada. (I’m panels chair)
Cafe Scientifique
Cafe Scientifique, Cafe Muse, Manchester Museum, 12 September 2007 18:30, Unlinked and Entangled: how codex technology and contemporary critical theory contributed to the breakdown of the Anglo-American Occupation of Iraq.
Tinderbox Weekend UK
Tinderbox Weekend, 21-22 April 2007, St. John’s College, Cambridge, England.
Qualitative Computing
Advances in Qualitative Computing, 17-20 April 2007, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend Boston, 28-29 October 2006, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Interactive Visual Information Collections and Activity (IVICA), October 20-22, 2006. College Station, Texas

Hypertext and Historical Narrative
October 3, 2006. University of Sydney, Digital Cultures and Sydney Humanities and Social Sciences E-Research Initiative.
OZ-IA
September 30-October 1, 2006. "False Intentions and the Fallacy of Finding", OZ-IA, Sydney, Australia.
WikiSym 2006
WikiSym 2006: August 21-23, Odense, Denmark. "Intimate Information: organic hypertext structure and incremental formalization for everyone's everyday tasks"
Tinderbox Day Chicago
Tinderbox Day Chicago, 22 April 2006.
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend Boston, 13-14 May 2006.
BlogHui
BlogHui, 17-18 March, 2006. Wellington, New Zealand.
eNarrative 6: Creative Nonfiction
eNarrative 6: Hypertext and Creative Nonfiction. January 21-22, 2005. Boston MA USA
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Software Aesthetics: On Criticism, 12:00-14:00, December 19, 2005. Free University Brussels, CLWF room D1.06
Tinderbox Weekend San Francisco
Tinderbox Weekend, November 18-20, 2005 San Francisco, CA.
Tinderbox Day Seattle
Tinderbox Day Seattle, November 16, 2005
BlogTalk Downunder
BlogTalk Downunder (pdf), 20-21 May 2005. Sydney, Australia.
Tinderbox Weekend Paris
Tinderbox Weekend Paris: April 16-17, 2005. AUP, Paris, France
Natl Art Education
National Art Education Association, "When Research Sparks a Tinderbox", Boston, MA USA, March 5, 2005
Tinderbox Weekend Boston
Tinderbox Weekend Boston: February 12-13, 2005. Boston, MA, USA
BlogWalk Chicago
BlogWalk, January 22 2005. Chicago Illinois USA.
Tinderbox Weekend West
Tinderbox Weekend West: October 2-3, 2004. San Francisco, California, USA.
BlogTalk 2
BlogTalk 2: July 5-6, 2004. Vienna, Austria. keynote: Deeply Intertwingled: The Social Physics of the New Weblog
Tinderbox Weekend
Tinderbox Weekend: May 22-23, 2004. Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Texas A&M
April 22, 2004. Humanities Informatics Distinguished Lecturer Series, Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, USA.
EdBlogger 2003
EdBlogger, San Francisco, November 22-23, 2003
Semantic Distance
Nov 10-12, 2003: Semantic Distance Workshop, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD
American University of Paris
September 29, 2003. American University of Paris.
H2PTM
September 24-26, 2003: H2PTM: Creating Meaning In The Digital Era, Paris, France.
Nottingham, England
August 26-30, 2003: Hypertext '03. University of Nottingham.

September 13, 2003: Readercon. Why We Like Buffy. Waltham, MA

Sedona, Arizona
12-15 June 2003: Digital Storytelling Festival  Sedona, Arizona

13 May 2003 (20:00) Personal Publishing Pandemonium, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht

IA Summit
"Hypertext Gardens, Architecture, and IA", Information Architecture Summit, 22-23 March 2003, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Oxford, England
March 27-29, 2003: Dust Or Magic, Wadham College, Oxford
AWP
February 27, AWP/CLMP Web Fair, Baltimore, MD, USA
Nottingham, England
March 29-30: Hypertext '03 Program Committee Meeting. Nottingham, UK.
Boston, MA, USA
May 10-11, 2003: eNarrative 5, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Held in cooperation with the Boston Public Library, in conjunction with the 2003 Boston Cyberarts Festival.

April 29, 2002: Brandeis University

College Park, MD, USA
June 11-15, 2002: Hypertext 2002, College Park, Maryland, USA. (My paper this year has a very short title: Storyspace 1)
Los Angeles, CA, USA
April 4-6, 2002: Future of Publishing Symposium, Los Angeles. Sponsored by ELO.
Boston, MA
March 16-17, 2002: Hypertext/Education/Storyspace: the 4th eNarrative roundtable.
January 19-20: eNarrative 3 , San Francisco
Singapore
December 12-January 17, 2002: Senior Fellow, National University, Singapore
Southampton, UK
November 6: University of Southampton. Card Shark and Thespis: two exotic tools for hypertext narrative.
Erfurt, Germany
September 26-9: p0es1s. " Cause, Consequence, Sleepless Nights -- exotic tools for hypertext narrative." The reason we woudn't want to meet Hamlet on the Holodeck, and the mysterious absence of tragedy and comedy from hypertext literature"
Aarhus, Denmark
August 14-18: Hypertext 2001

ReaderCon, July 7-9, Burlington MA

Antioch University LA
Guest Residency, MFA in Creative Writing Program
New York, NY
22 May 2001, TextOneZero, Brooklyn
Peabody, MA
12 April 2001, The Craft of Hypertext, North Shore Computer Society
Boston, MA
eNarrative 2: Hypertext, Narrative, Flash

12 March 2001, Where Are The Hypertexts, Again? Texas A&M University

Boston, MA
eNarrative 1
Singapore
30 July 2000, "Where The Hypertexts Are", National University of Singapore
San Antonio, Texas
30 May 2000, "MORE THAN LEGIBLE: On links that readers don't want to follow", Hypertext 2000, San Antonio, Texas
Swarthmore, PA
7 April 2000, "Where are the Hypertexts?", Swarthmore College

Hypertext '04: Santa Cruz, California, USA, August 9-13, 2004. I'll be a guest at the Blogging Tutorial. (I'm also panel chair)

Honolulu, Hawaii
25 October 1999, "Taking Hypertext Seriously" (invited plenary), WebNet 1999.
Toronto, Ontario
20 June 1999, "Beyond Bibliolatry", Canadian Library Association
Boston, MA
10 April 1999, Davis Symposium, Emerson University
Providence, RI
9 April 1999, Technology Platforms for 21st Century Literature, Brown University
Darmstadt, Germany
21 February 1999, Where Are The Hypertexts? (opening keynote), Hypertext '99, Darmstadt, Germany
Crested Butte, Colorado
Tales from Fifteen Years of Hypertext Publishing, Digital Storytelling Festival 4
Paris, France
Chasing Our Tails, "Tous les saviors du monde" Colloquium on the occasion of the opening of the new Biblioteque de France