Literature and Information Fall Symposium
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 4:10pm
Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago): "Disorientation: Parasitical Knowledge and Transmedia Storytelling" This talk explores the parasite: an Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) developed by a design team at the University of Chicago to augment the orientation for the class of approximately 1,750 incoming undergraduate students. Avery Slater (University of Toronto): "Post-Automation Poetics" The purpose of this talk is to think the future of artificial intelligence with respect to literary form. One long-standing threshold of achievement pursued by computer scientists in the field of in natural language processing is the automatic generation of poetic texts comparable to human-generated poetry.