Interactive Fiction. Chatterbots. Hypertext and kinetic poetry. Explore these avant garde forms and other new media in this exciting class.
Mark Sample is an Associate Professor of Digital Studies at Davidson College. Professor Sample’s teaching and research focuses on experimental literature, new media, and algorithmic culture. His examination of the representation of torture in videogames appeared in Game Studies, and his critique of the digital humanities’ approach to contemporary literature is a chapter in Debates in the Digital Humanities. Another recent project is 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10, a collaboratively written book about creative computing and the Commodore 64. At Davidson College, Mark is building a new program called Digital Studies, which explores the role of digital creativity, culture, and methodology in contemporary life.