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Alexandra Saemmer

Guest Professor: Lorand Chair Intermediality (2020-2021), Academic staff, Fellows and Chair Holders


Alexandra Saemmer is Full Professor of Information and Communi­cation Science and co-director of the CEMTI laboratory at University of Paris 8, France. Her research focuses on socio-semiotics of cultural productions (texts, images, videos, websites, platforms, …), and digital literature. She is also an author of digital literature herself.


As part of her guest professorship at VUB, she will hold two lectures and one specialist workshop.


Programme of events:


Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 7 pm, online: Inaugural Lecture of the CLIC Lorand Chair Intermediality

“What’s on your mind?” – A Literary Dialogue with the Machine-Computer

Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 4 – 5.30 pm, online: Keynote Lecture by the CLIC Lorand Chair Intermediality

Pollination, Hybridization and Colonization in Electronic Literature:        
A Socio-Semiotic Approach

Thursday, 17 June 2021: Master Class by the CLIC Lorand Chair Intermediality

Paper, Web and Stage: Cross-Medial Interactions between Database and Narrative