Join the Digital Studies Center on Thursday, April 21 for the second annual Rutgers-Camden Archive of Digital Ephemera Symposium, an event that will focus on John McDaid’s Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse. This work of electronic literature, released in 1992, uses audiocassettes, print materials, and Apple’s HyperCard software (discontinued in 2004) to deliver a narrative about Buddy Newkirk. Newkirk as left you, the reader, his literary estate. The R-CADE symposium will include a HyperCard workshop and a panel discussion.
Four scholars and artists will show how they’ve studied, remixed, taken apart, and re-purposed Funhouse. The symposium participants are Robert Emmons (Rutgers–Camden), Steph Ceraso (University of Maryland–Baltimore County), Stuart Moulthrop (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee), Darius Kazemi (Feel Train Cooperative), and John McDaid, the author of Funhouse.
4:30-6:30: R-CADE Symposium Panel Discussion (Fine Arts 110)
Date & Time
April 21, 2016
4:30 pm-6:30 pm