May 23rd, 2013, at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The panel, on “Experimental American Fiction,” is organized by the Society for Contemporary Literature.
“Galerie de Difformité and The Silent History help us to think about the ways that genre protocols may form in one medium but transfer to other media contexts, exposing the porous space between old and new media. . . [T]he novel’s future as a vital cultural form is strengthened not only by its use of digital networks but by its ability to remake itself as a network.”