Joseph Tabbi is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is Editor of the Electronic Book Review, a former President of the Electronic Literature Organization and his previous publications include Postmodern Sublime (1995), Cognitive Fictions (2002) and Nobody Grew But the Business: On the Life and Work of William Gaddis (2015).
Renren Yang teaches at the University of British Columbia. He works on twentieth-century and twenty-first-century Chinese literature, film, and popular culture with a focus on issues of authorship, transmediation, and hybrid genres. He is working on a book project, A Media Genealogy of Literary Fame in Modern China, which traces the changing concepts, practices, and politics of celebrity authorship throughout twentieth-century Chinese history with the ongoing shift from the print to the digital regime of letters. He also published articles on Chinese time-travel fiction and surveillance cinema in post-socialist China.
Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les arts et les littératures numériques
Giovanna Di Rosario (MA, M.P.S, MSSc, PhD) teaches Digital Culture at the Department of Design at the Polytechnic of Milan. She is the director of HStudies Research Group, University of Jyäskylä (Finland). Giovanna has been an invited lecturer in several countries worldwide and has published books, articles, and reviews on literature, digital literature, and digital culture. Her PhD thesis "E-poetry: Understanding Poetry in the Digital Environment"(2011) is a pioneering critical and multilingual anthology of digital poetry. She has also translated a number of works of digital literature and organized several e-lit exhibitions. In 2018, she gave a talk for the TEDx (TEDXUC Louvain), "From Binary to Infinity". Currently, she is the managing editor of the International Journal of Transmedia Literacy.
Nohelia Meza is a researcher in Latin American Digital Literature and Culture. She holds a PhD in Translation and Language Sciences from Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). She was a visiting research fellow at the University of Leeds UK (2018-2020), where she developed her project: “Towards a Digital Rhetoric of Latin American Works of Electronic Literature”. Her research interests encompass digital rhetoric, discourse analysis, literary translation and Latin American cultural studies. Nohelia is a member of the Latin American Electronic Literature Network (litElat), HStudies Research Group (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), and a collaborator of the e-literature publishing group at The Centre for Digital Culture in Mexico City.
MLA Chernoff (@squelch_bb) is a PhD candidate at York University and an internationally published poet-cum-performance artist. Their scholarship focuses on the connections between Jewish-Canadian poetry and political theology. Chernoff is the author of three chapbooks, including delet this (Bad Books, 2018), TERSE THIRSTY (Gap Riot Press, 2019), and executive dysfunction (nOIR:Z, 2021). Their first full-length collection of poems, [SQUELCH PROCEDURES], is forthcoming with Gordon Hill Press. They live, laugh, and love in Tkaronto (Treaty 13 territory).