Scott Rettberg

Scott Rettberg b. 1970 is associate professor of digital culture in the department of linguistic, literary, and aesthetic studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. He holds a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature (University of Cincinnati, 2002). Rettberg is the project leader of ELMCIP (Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice), a HERA-funded collaborative research project that runs from June 2010-June 2013. Rettberg led the establishment of the Nordic Digital Culture Network, a Nordplus network, in 2008, and led the project through 2010. Prior to moving to Norway in 2006, Rettberg directed the new media studies track of the literature program at Richard Stockton College in New Jersey. Rettberg is the author or coauthor of novel-length works of electronic literature including The Unknown, Kind of Blue, Implementation and others. His creative work has been exhibited both online and at art venues, including the Beall Center, the Slought Foundation, The Krannert Art Museum, and elsewhere. Rettberg is the cofounder and served as the first executive director of the nonprofit Electronic Literature Organization, where he directed major projects funded by the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation.

 

Journal

Nr. 42: Editorial
Electronic Literature Communities, Part 2

Nr. 41: Editorial
Electronic Literature Communities, Part I

Nr. 41: Developing an Identity for the Field of Electronic Literature Reflections on the Electronic Literature Organization Archives