In the field of electronic literature, the name of J.R. Carpenter, a Canadian-born multimedia artist, writer, researcher, and performer, is since many years a major reference.
In May, “PHOTO-LIT – The Belgian photo novel: local reuse of a European cultural practice”, a research project funded by the BRAIN-be framework, has started; today its website is online: http://www.photolit-brain.com.
In May, we launched the Europeana Thematic channel on Photography – “Europeana Photography”. Cultural Studies Leuven was responsible for the curation – being a member of Photoconsortium, the expert hub on photography for Europeana.
On Thursday, the 18th of May, we have the privilege of welcoming professors Erin Manning (Concordia University) and Brian Massumi (University of Montreal) for a doctoral seminar at the KU Leuven, entitled “The 3 Ecologies Institute: Anarchiving an Alter-University”.
On Wednesday May 17th 2017, there will be a symposium entitled Mediating Immediacy: Choreographing Affect, which is being organized in the framework of the KU Leuven Cultural Studies course Theory of Contemporary Dance, in partnership with STUK.
Panorama 1080, a collective composed of four KU Leuven master students Marjoleine Delva, Maria Vasquez, Yesim Bektas and Michelle Hernandez, is organizing a children’s exhibition in Brussels (Sint-Jans-Molenbeek).
Digital Humanities is an area of study involving the use of computers and computational methods in the various disciplines of the humanities. It is also a critical analysis of the impact of technology on culture.