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Title prefix: 
doc. dr.
First name: 
Aleš
Family name: 
Vaupotič
Title postfix: 
univ. dipl. literarni komparativist
Country: 
Slovenia
Institution: 
University of Nova Gorica
Department: 
School of Humanities
Title: 
Assistant Professor
Short description: 

1975: born in Ljubljana, Slovenija. He is a literary comparatist, a new media artist, and a curator. Lives and works in Ljubljana and Nova Gorica.

Education:

  • 2011: PhD in comparative literature and new media theory, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. Aktualnost realističnega diskurza v literarni in intermedijski umetnosti [The Current Relevance of Realist Discourse in Literature and Intermedia Art]. Doktorsko delo. Ljubljana: Filozofska fakulteta, 2011. 
    The doctoral dissertation: http://realizem.vaupotic.com
  • 2004: magister artium in video and new media at Academy of Fine Art and Design, University of Ljubljana. Mouseion Serapeion: Pametni arhiv – odprte kode (Integriranje umetniško kodiranega videa v mrežo informacijskih tehnologij) [Mouseion Serapeion: Smart Archive - Open Source (The integration of the artistically coded video into the network of information technologies)]. Magistrsko delo. Ljubljana: Akademija za likovno umetnost, 2004.
    The MA project: http://black.fri.uni-lj.si/mouseionserapeion
  • 2001: diploma in comparative literature and literary theory, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana.

Additional education:

  • 2009: Summer School for PhD students Interfacing Humanities and Sciences, ACUME 2. Rimini, Polo Didattico-Scientifico, University of Bologna, 29th June – 10th July 2009. >>
  • 2006: study of digital animation for six months at the Wanganui School of Art and Design, UCOL, New Zealand, and one month at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences School of Informatics/Communications/Media, Hagenberg, Austria.
  • 2004: participation at the workshop with Andruid Kerne at the COSIGN Conference, Split, Croatia.
  • 2004: participation at the Convivio Summer School: The Network of People-Centered Design of Interactive Systems, Split, Croatia.

Work experience:

  • Since 2012: member of the expert commission for the visual arts of the Prešeren Fund at the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia.
  • Since 2012: lectures World Literature and Methodology of Literary Scholarship at the School of Humanities, University of Nova Gorica. Elected assistant professor.
  • Since 2011: assistant for Design at the University of Ljubljana. 2012, elected assistant at the Academy of Fine Art and Design, UL.
  • Since 2006: lectures at the Academy of Design Ljubljana. 2007, elected lecturer at the Academy of Design Ljubljana.
  • Since 2005: member of executive committee of Slovenian Comparative Literature Association.
  • Since 2005: co-opted member (webmaster) of executive committee of European Network of Comparative Literature Studies (REELC/ENCLS). >>
  • 2004-2007: member of the Intermedia council for Glazer’s Award.
  • 2003-2006: lectures at Istituti Callegari in Ljubljana.
  • Since the founding in 2003 vice-president and since 2005 president of ArtNetLab - Society for Connecting Art and Science. >>
Languages: 
Slovene, English, German, Serbian, Croatian, French
Teaching areas: 

comparative literature, methodology of literary scholarship, semiotics, video art, new media design, graphic design, theory of new media art

Research areas: 

theory of discourse, Mikhail Bakhtin, Michel Foucault, semiotics, Charles Sanders Peirce, realism, Charles Dickens, theory of new media

  • Researcher in the HERA Collaborative Research Project Travelling TexTs, 1790-1914: The Transnational Reception Of Women’s Writing At The Fringes Of Europe (2013-2015)
  • Coordinator of the WP 7 in the SUNGREEN project – Strengthening University of Nova Gorica Research Potential in Environmental Sciences and Novel Nanomaterials (European Grant, 7FP RegPot, 2011-2015)
    http://sungreen.ung.si
  • Participates in the program "Kolektivni spomin in kulturna dinamika" (ARRS-RPROG-JP-Prijava/2012/34) at the Scientific research centre of the Slovenian academy of sciences and arts, funded by the Slovenian research agency.
  • Participates, as a member of WG 2, in COST Action IS 0901 “Women Writers In History” (2009-2013).

For the list of publications and other scientific achievements see Slovenian Current Research Information System

http://sicris.izum.si/search/rsr.aspx?lang=eng&id=39571&opt=1

Conferences: 

Simpoziji in konference / Symposia and conferences:

  • Women’s Writing and the East-West connections within Europe: Visualizing the channels. COST-WWIH workshop Bucharest 25-28 April 2012. >>
  • “Collapse/Catastrophe/Change.” The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 29th - April 1st, 2012. >>
  • Slovenska medkulturna neoavantgarda – poezija in svet Tomaža Šalamuna (Mednarodni znanstveni simpozij), Zagreb, Ljubljana, Koper, 19.–20. oktober 2011. >>
  • E-Literature and New Media Art (A seminar within the framework of the Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice research project), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 22 and 23, 2011. >>
  • Živo branje: literatura, znanost in humanistika/Reading Live: Literature, Science and Humanities, 9. mednarodni komparativistični kolokvij/9th International Comparative Literature Colloquium. 26. Mednarodni literarni festival Vilenica/26th Vilenica International Literary Festival. Lipica, Slovenija, 8.–9. september 2011. >>
  • 4th International REELC/ENCLS Congress: Literary Dislocations/Déplacements littéraires, Skopje, Ohrid, 1 – 3 September 2011. >>
  • InterFace, UCL, London, 27th-29th July 2011. >>
  • Knjiga: ekonomija kulturnih prostorov/The Book: An Economy of Cultural Spaces (Mednarodna konferenca/International conference). ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana, 25.-26. november 2010. >> (Soorganizator/Coorganizer.)
  • Vloge središča — konvergenca regij in kultur; Slavistični kongres 2010. Filozofska fakulteta Univerze v Ljubljani, 30. 9.—2. 10. 2010.
  • Networked Humanities: Art History in the Web. ESF-COST High-Level Research Conference. Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 9—14 October 2010. >>
  • Konvencija Blind Date/Blind Date Convention: 1. mednarodni festival knjige umetnika/Ljubljana Artist Book Fair 2010. Jakopičeva galerija, Ljubljana, 14. 9.—20. 10. 2010. (Predavanje/lecture: Teo Spiller: Spam Sonnet, SMS Sonnet, News Sonnet, 18. 9. 2010. Ponovno/Again: 6. 12. 2010, Kapsula, Ljubljana.) >>
  • XIXth Congress of the AILC/ICLA. Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea, August 15th – August 21st, 2010.
  • Pixxeldinner. Pixxeplpoint, 10. mednarodni festival novomedijske umetnosti/10th International Festival of New Media Art, Nova Gorica, Slovenija, Gorizia, Italy, 5. december 2009. >>
  • Symposium Sonett-Künste: "Mediale Transformationen eines klassischen Genres". Lehrstuhl für Komparatistik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, 5.—7. november 2009. >>
  • 51th International Symposium ELMAR-2009 (Croatian society Electronics in Marine), Zadar, Croatia, 28-30 September 2009.
  • 3rd REELC/ENCLS Congress: Transformations of the European Landscape: Encounters Between the Self and the Other. Vilnius, September 11–13, 2009. >> (Moderator/Chairperson.)
  • VSMM 2009: 15 International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, Vienna, Austria, 9-12 September 2009.
  • 7. Mednarodni komparativistični kolokvij/8th International Comparative Literature Colloquium - "Kdo izbere?": Literatura in literarno posredništvo/"Who Chooses?": Literature and Literary Mediation. 24. Mednarodni literarni festival Vilenica/24th Vilenica International Literary Festival. Lipica, Slovenija, 3.–4. september 2009. >> (Sorganizator, moderator/Coorganizer, chairperson.)
  • 50th International Symposium ELMAR-2008 (Croatian society Electronics in Marine), Zadar, Croatia, 10-12 September 2008.
  • Fortunes et infortunes des genres littéraires en Europe. Deuxième Congrès du Réseau Européen d’études littéraires comparées (European Network of Comparative Literary Studies). Centre de Recherches sur les Littératures Modernes et Contemporaines, Université Blaise Pascal – Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Clermont-Ferrand, 6.-8. september 2007. >>
  • Dialetti de la Tribù/Dialects of the Tribe. Centro linguistico di Ateneo, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, 15.–17. september 2005. >>
    The paper: http://reelc.net/?q=bib/narrative-and-new-media-realistic-issues.
  • Umetnost interneta/Art of the Internet, simpozij, predstavitve, okrogla miza/symposium, presentations, round table. ArtNetLab, 10. MFRU/10th IFCA, Maribor, 2004.
  • Umetnost z druge strani. VIII. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študentke in študente/Art from the other side. IX Spring Colloquium for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students. Celica, Metelkova, Ljubljana, 15.–16. april 2004.
  • Meje umetnosti, VII. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študentke in študente/The Borders of Art, VII Spring Colloquium for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Ljubljana, Mala dvorana ZRC SAZU, 10.-11. april 2003. Slovensko društvo za estetiko.
  • Estetika in etika, VI. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študentke in študente/Aesthetics and Ethics, VI Spring Colloquium for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Ljubljana, 11.-12. april 2002. Slovensko društvo za estetiko.
  • Russian Religious Philosophy and Contemporary Thought - international symposium. KUD Logos, Ljubljana, 16. 6. 2001.
Publications: 

Izbrane objave/Selected publicatons:

  • Bovcon, Narvika and Vaupotic, Ales. "The language of archive between digital and material: Mouseion Serapeion and Jaques [DƷeiˈkwiz]". Kunstgeschichte. Open Peer Reviewed Journal, 2011. 13 Oct. 2011 <http://www.kunstgeschichte-ejournal.net/162/> (urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-kuge-162-0).
  • Škulj, Jola & Vaupotič, Aleš. »Spletišče Evropske mreže za primerjalno literarno vedo (REELC/ENCLS) kot raziskovalna platforma literarnih ved.« Vloge središča - konvergenca regij in kultur: Slovenski slavistični kongres 2010. Ljubljana: Zveza društev Slavistično društvo Slovenije, 2010. 470-3. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://black2.fri.uni-lj.si/humbug/files/papers/Skulj%20in%20Vauptic%20REELC%20kot%20raziskovalna%20platforma.doc>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Kdo izbere, kaj bralec bere? Kibertekstualna perspektiva/Who Chooses, What the Reader Reads? The Cybertextual Perspective.« "Kdo izbere?": Literatura in literarno posredništvo/"Who Chooses?": Literature and Literary Mediation. Primerjalna književnost. 33.2(2010): 151-61, 321-31. (Dvojezično/Bilingual.)
  • Bovcon, Narvika & Vaupotič, Aleš. »New media spaces and new media objects.« Proceedings ELMAR-2009: 51th International Symposium, 28-30 September 2009, Zadar, Croatia. Grgić, Mislav (ur./ed.), Božek, Jelena (ur./ed.), Grgić, Sonja (ur./ed.) Zadar: Croatian society Electronics in Marine, 2009. 301-304. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://black.fri.uni-lj.si/riii/files/papers/ELMAR09_narvika_bovcon_po_recenziji_deljeni_url.pdf>.
  • Bovcon, Narvika & Vaupotič, Aleš & Batagelj, Borut & Deželjin, Damir & Solina, Franc. »Presence: The integration of classical artistic media in a smart space prototype.« VSMM 2009: 15 International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia, 9-12 September 2009, Vienna, Austria: proceedings. Sablatnig, Robert (ur./ed.), Kampel, Martin (ur./ed.), Lettner, Martin (ur./ed.). Los Alamitos (California), Washington, Tokyo: IEEE Computer Society, 2009. 98-103. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://black.fri.uni-lj.si/riii/files/papers/Presence_BovconVaupoticSolinaBatageljDezeljinVSMM09.pdf>.
  • Bovcon, Narvika & Vaupotič, Aleš & Reiser, Barak. Jaques [dʒeɪˈkwiz]. (Exh. Cat.) Ljubljana: ArtNetLab, 2009. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://reelc.net/?q=bib/jaques-dzei%27kwiz>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Realism revisited - Dickens' Hard Times as a narrativized archive.« Fortunes et infortunes des genres littéraires en Europe. Deuxième Congrès du Réseau Européen d’études littéraires comparées (European Network of Comparative Literary Studies). Clermont-Ferrand: Centre de Recherches sur les Littératures Modernes et Contemporaines, Université Blaise Pascal – Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, 2008. Web. 14 November 2008 <http://eurolit.net/index.php?q=node/633>, <http://eurolit.net/files/VaupoticAles.pdf>. Tudi v/Also in: Fortunes et infortunes des genres littéraires. Echinox. 16. Cluj, Romunija: Phantasma, 2009. 175-85. Print.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš & Bovcon, Narvika. »Space and time in new media objects - VideoSpace, Friedhof Laguna, Mouseion Serapeion, S.O.L.A.R.I.S., To Brecknock..., Data Dune. Proceedings ELMAR-2008: 50th International Symposium, 10-12 September 2008, Zadar, Croatia.Grgić, Mislav (ur./ed.), Grgić, Sonja (ur./ed.). Zadar: Croatian society Electronics in Marine, 2008. 503-506. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://black.fri.uni-lj.si/riii/files/elmar2008/AlesVaupotic_paper_ELMAR2008.doc>.
  • Bovcon, Narvika & Reiser, Barak & Vaupotič, Aleš. If you look back, it won't be there anymore (on the Data Dune Platform). Ljubljana: ArtNetLab, 2008. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://black.fri.uni-lj.si/datadune/x_dd_binder_crop_optim_redu.pdf>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Spletišče Evropske mreže za primerjalno literarno vedo.« Primerjalna književnost. 30.2(2007): 180-2. Print. 9. februar 2011 <http://www.zrc-sazu.si/sdpk/images/2007-2.pdf>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Literarno-estetski doživljaj in novi mediji – prihodnost literature?« Primerjalna književnost. 30.1(2007): 203-16. Print. 2. 2. 2010 <http://eurolit.net/?q=bib/literarno-estetski-dozivljaj-novi-mediji-prihodnost-literature-literary-esthetic-experience-and>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »K problemu zamejitve pojma novi historizem.« Dialogi. 41.3-4(2005): 52-74.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Med algoritmom in družbo – računalnika umetnost./Between Algorithm and Society – Computer Art.« V/In: Solina, Franc. 15 sekund slave/15 seconds of fame. (Exh. Cat.) Ljubljana: ArtNetLab društvo za povezovanje umetnosti in znansti, 2005. 2-5.
  • Bovcon, Narvika & Vaupotič, Aleš & Strehovec, Janez (spremno besedilo/text). S.O.L.A.R.I.S. Arhiv in vmesnik. (Exh. Cat.) Ljubljana: Mestna galerija Ljubljana, Bežigrajska galerija 2, 2004.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš & Bovcon, Narvika. Umetniški arhiv: Dva primera/Artistic Archive: Two Examples. (Exh. Cat.) Maribor: MKC, 2004.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš & Bovcon, Narvika. »Ljubljana Fine Arts Academy at IFCA.« The Future of Computer Arts & The History of the International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor 1995-2004. Gržinić, Marina (ur./ed.). Ljubljana, Maribor: Maska, MKC Maribor, 2004. 154-61, 168-79.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Video at the 8th IFCA in 2002.« The Future of Computer Arts & The History of the International Festival of Computer Arts, Maribor 1995-2004. Gržinić, Marina (ur./ed.). Ljubljana, Maribor: Maska, MKC Maribor, 2004. 162-7.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Novi in stari historizem v zborniku Obdobja 18.« Primerjalna književnost. 26.2(december 2003): 129-35.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Literarna veda po Foucaultu« Meje umetnosti, VII. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študentke in študente/The Borders of art, VII Spring Colloquium for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Ljubljana, Mala dvorana ZRC SAZU, 10.-11.april 2003. Slovensko društvo za estetiko. Web. (Cca 16 str./p.) 9. februar 2011 < http://web.archive.org/web/20040609120123/http://www.drustvo-za-estetiko.si/papers_boa/vaupotic.htm>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »On the problem of historical research in humanities: Michel Foucault and Mikhail Bakhtin.« Logos. 2.3(Fall 2002). Web. (Cca 25 str./p.) 9. februar 2011 <http://www.kud-logos.si/LOGOS-3-02/bakhtinfoucault.htm>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »K vprašanju historičnega raziskovanja v umetnostnih vedah: Michel Foucault in Mihail Mihailovič Bahtin.« Estetika in etika, VI. pomladni kolokvij za dodiplomske in podiplomske študentke in študente/Aesthetics and Ethics, VI Spring Colloquium for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students, Ljubljana, 11.-12. april 2002. Slovensko društvo za estetiko. Web. (Cca 25 str./p.) 9. februar 2011 <http://web.archive.org/web/20040410210955/http://www.drustvo-za-estetiko.si/Vaupotic.htm>.
  • Vaupotič, Aleš. »Philosophy of Mikhail Bakhtin: The concept of dialogism and mystical thought.« Russian Religious Philosophy and Contemporary Thought - international symposium. Logos. 1.2-3(Fall 2001). Web. (Cca 30 str./p.) 9. februar 2011 <http://www.kud-logos.si/LOGOS-2-2201/vaupotic-Bakhtin.htm>.
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