Dangerous Readings

strange hypertexts and narrative play

the second international web art science camp

Boston, MA, USA. November 19-20, 2011

LOCATION: MIT List Visual Arts Center, Building E15, Room 318

Thanks to the help of our co-sponsors, MIT’s Comparative Media Studies and Writing and Humanistic Studies Programs, Dangerous Readings will be hosted at MIT's Weisner Building E15.


Campus Map

MBTA: Kendall Square Station. (note that the Red Line is closed this weekend between Harvard and Alewife, so allow a few extra minutes for replacement bus service)



Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Following the "unconference" style of BarCamp, RailsCamps, and E-LitCamp, participants will propose sessions throughout the event and collectively decide the direction in which the conference will go.  This style encourages creative breakout sessions, spirited debate, and smaller, more personal collaborations.

Some topics we expect to cover include:

Plenary Sessions:

Proposed sessions:

Saturday will close with a reading from Mark Bernstein’s hypertext melodrama, The Trojan Girls. An unofficial conference dinner will follow the conference on Saturday night.

The day will run from 10am to 5pm Saturday and 10am to 4pm Sunday. There will be a break both days from noon until 1:30.

COST: Registration is just $45 per attendee. Assistance is available.


Thinking of coming?

Not sure? Questions? Need help with lodging, food, inspiration? Want to send us some work to discuss? Email Stacey Mason or call (800) 562-1638.