The ELO elects the First Arab and African Board Member in its History

The ELO has recently announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors, one of them being the digital artist and e-lit scholar Reham Hosny. By electing her as a board member, Hosny is considered the first Arab and African to win this seat. Dr. Reham Hosny is an Assistant Professor in … More The ELO elects the First Arab and African Board Member in its History

The African E-Lit Conference in Nigeria and Morocco Commences on the 22nd of November

The Centre for Digital Humanities University of Lagos (CEDHUL), Nigeria, and Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco are organizing the first African Electronic Literature Alliance international workshop conference (AELAIWC 2021). In an online/in-person workshop and lectures format and under the title “Digital Tools & Hypertext Praxis in African Digital Literature,” AELAIWC 2021 will “train and … More The African E-Lit Conference in Nigeria and Morocco Commences on the 22nd of November

The Updated Version of Al-Barrah, the First Arabic AR and Hologram Novel, was Launched

On the 2nd of this month, Al-Barrah, the First Arabic AR and Hologram novel, was launched. Al-Barrah – the announcer – is a collaborative, immersive, and digital project between the programmer Mohamed Nassef and the scholar and novelist Reham Hosny. Al-Barrah is the first paper novel to combine augmented reality and hologram technologies with Arabic … More The Updated Version of Al-Barrah, the First Arabic AR and Hologram Novel, was Launched

“Look @ Me Now: Black (In)Visibility across Institutions and Platforms”: A New Hyperrhiz Call of Papers

Blackness as a non-monolithic lived experience surrounds us at all times, permeating across institutions and platforms. Within this antiblack singularity where Black is rendered visible through violence and cruelty, “Look @ Me Now: Black (In)Visibility across Institutions and Platforms” seeks submissions highlighting Black joy, activism, exploration, and liberation as an unapologetic reclamation. Blackness does not … More “Look @ Me Now: Black (In)Visibility across Institutions and Platforms”: A New Hyperrhiz Call of Papers

64th ASA Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

Re-Centering Africa: Resistance and Renewal In A World Beyond COVID-19 Program Chairs: Gretchen Bauer (University of Delaware) and Akosua Darkwah (University of Ghana)The theme of the 2021 African Studies Association annual meeting is “Re-centering Africa: Resistance and Renewal in a World Beyond COVID-19.” We invite proposals from a range of disciplines that explore the ways … More 64th ASA Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

MIX 2021 – Amplified Publishing/ Call for Papers and Presentations (3rd – 6th July 2021)

Are you interested in the future of content publishing? Are you a writer, artist, technologist or  researcher engaged in finding new ways to tell stories to new audiences? Are you keen to  hear from people working across books, digital, sound, video, AR, VR, and games? MIX  2021 offers an opportunity to join us as we … More MIX 2021 – Amplified Publishing/ Call for Papers and Presentations (3rd – 6th July 2021)

IFTe and Arabic E-Lit

The Intersections, Feminism, Technology & Digital Humanities network (IFTe) is a new promising network that intends to “‘un-code’ gendered assumptions, question our digital environments and systems, and embed intersectional feminist methods and theory within DH with a view to the creation of new DH futures.” IFTe is a collaboration between Cambridge University, Maynooth University, Sussex … More IFTe and Arabic E-Lit

Decentralising Electronic Literature: Arabic insights

“Decentralising Electronic Literature: Arabic insights” was the title of a talk delivered by Reham Hosny in the University of Leeds, UK, on Feb.12, 2020. The main goal of this talk was to decentralize the established centers of electronic literature to perceive other digital cultures and practices beyond the Western framework. This talk tried to put … More Decentralising Electronic Literature: Arabic insights

The ELC4 Call for Submissions in Arabic

Originally posted on arabicelit:
دعوة لتلقي المشاركات المجموعة الرابعة للأدب الإلكتروني ? تُقبل المشاركات في الفترة من 17 ديسمبر 2019 إلى 15 مارس 2020   تدعو منظمة الأدب الإلكتروني العالمية للمشاركة في المجموعة الرابعة للأدب الإلكتروني (http://eliterature.org/elc4) الدعوة مفتوحة لتلقي كافة أنواع المشاركات الأدبية الرقمية، من ألعاب التواين إلى الأدب “الفيزيائي”، من “الريمكس” إلى “الهايبرتكست”،…