Publications

Books

Phantasmal Media: An Approach to Imagination, Computation, and Expression
D. Fox Harrell . MIT Press, 2013. [HTML]

Articles in Refereed Journals

Understanding Material-Based Imagination: Cognitive Coupling of Animated Images and Motor Action in Interactive Digital Artworks
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Leonardo Electronic Almanac. DAC 09: After Media: Embodiment and Context. Vol. 17, no. 2, January 2012, pp. 50-64. [PDF]

Imagination, Computation, and Self-Expression: Situated Character and Avatar Mediated Identity
D. Fox Harrell and Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell . Leonardo Electronic Almanac. DAC 09: After Media: Embodiment and Context. Vol. 17, no. 2, January 2012, pp. 74-91. [PDF]

Narrating System Intentionality: Copycat and the Artificial Intelligence Hermeneutic Network
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Leonardo Electronic Almanac. DAC 09: After Media: Embodiment and Context. Vol. 17, no. 2, January 2012, pp. 160-171. [PDF]

Computational Narration of Inner Thought: Memory, Reverie Machine
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures. Issue 8, spring 2011. [HTML]

Designing empowering and critical identities in social computing and gaming
D. Fox Harrell . CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts. Creativity and Cognition. Vol. 6, no. 4, December 2010, pp. 187-206. [PDF]

Toward a Theory of Critical Computing: The Case of Social Identity Representation in Digital Media Applications
D. Fox Harrell . CTheory. May 2010. [HTML]

Toward a Theory of Phantasmal Media: An Imaginative Cognition- and Computation-Based Approach to Digital Media
D. Fox Harrell . CTheory. September 2009. [HTML]

Generative Visual Renku: Poetic Multimedia Semantics with the GRIOT System
D. Fox Harrell and Kenny K. N. Chow . Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures. Visionary Landscapes. Issue 6, Summer 2009. [HTML]

Algebra of Identity: Skin of Wind, Skin of Streams, Skin of Shadows, Skin of Vapor
D. Fox Harrell . CTheory. October 2005. Reprinted in Critical Digital Studies: A Reader. Arthur Kroker and Marilouise Kroker, eds. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2008, pp. 158-174. [HTML]

Cultural Roots for Computing: The Case of African Diasporic Orature and Computational Narrative in the GRIOT System
D. Fox Harrell . Fibreculture Journal. DAC Conference. Vol. 11, 2008. [HTML]

Speaking in Djinni: Media Arts and the Computational Language of Expression
D. Fox Harrell . CTheory. September 2003. Reprinted in Life in the Wires: The CTheory Reader, Arthur Kroker and Marilouise Kroker, eds. Victoria, Canada: New World Perspectives Books, 2004, pp. 277-284. [HTML]

Chapters in Books

Elastic Anchors for Imaginative Conceptual Blends: A Framework for Analyzing Animated Computer Interfaces
Kenny K.N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Language and the Creative Mind, Barbara Dancygier, Mike Borkent, and Jennifer Hinnell, eds., CSLI Publications, Stanford, 2014.

Style: A Computational and Conceptual Blending-Based Approach
Joseph Goguen and D. Fox Harrell . The Structure of Style: Algorithmic Approaches to Understanding Manner and Meaning, Shlomo Argamon and Shlomo Dubnov, eds. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2010, pp. 147-170. [PDF]

A Journey along the Borderland: A Critical Approach to Artificial Intelligence-Based Literary Practice
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Arts: A Science Matter, Lui Lam, ed. Singapore: World Scientific, 2010.

GRIOT's Tales of Haints and Seraphs: A Computational Narrative Generation System
D. Fox Harrell . Second Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Pat Harrigan, eds. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2007, pp. 177-182. Peer-reviewed and republished in Electronic Book Review, February 19, 2008. [HTML]

Metalogic, Qualia, and Identity on Neptune's Great Moon: Meaning and Mathematics in the Works of Joseph A. Goguen and Samuel R. Delany
D. Fox Harrell . Algebra, Meaning, and Computation: Essays dedicated to Joseph A. Goguen on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday, Kokichi Futatsugi, Jean-Pierre Jouannaud, José Meseguer, eds. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 31-49. [PDF]

Information Visualization and Semiotic Morphisms
Joseph Goguen and D. Fox Harrell . Multidisciplinary Approaches to Visual Representations and Interpretations. Grant Malcolm, ed. Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier, 2004, pp. 83-98. [PDF]

Conference Proceedings - Refereed

Understanding Players' Identities and Behavioral Archetypes from Avatar Customization Data
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell. In proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG2015), Tainan, Taiwan. Aug-31 – Sep 2. 8 pp. [PDF]

Toward Avatar Models to Enhance Performance and Engagement in Educational Games
Dominic Kao and D. Fox Harrell. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG2015), Tainan, Taiwan. Aug-31 – Sep 2. 8 pp. [PDF]

Designing and Analyzing Swing Compass: A Lively Interactive System Provoking Imagination and Affect for Persuasion
Kenny Chow, D. Fox Harrell and Wong Ka Yan. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Persuasive Technology, Chicago, IL. Jun-4 – Jun-5. pp. 107 – 120.

Developing Computational Models of Players' Identities and Values from Videogame Avatars.
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA, USA. Jun-22 - Jun-25, 2015. 5 pp. [PDF]

Toward Evaluating the Impacts of Virtual Identities on STEM Learning
Dominic Kao and D. Fox Harrell. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA, USA. Jun-22 - Jun-25, 2015. 3 pp. [PDF]

Developing Social Identity Models of Players from Game Telemetry Data
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell. Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE2014), Raleigh, North Carolina, Sep 30 - Oct 5. 7 pp. [PDF]

An Approach to General Videogame Evaluation and Automatic Generation using a Description Language
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG2014), Dortmund, Germany, Aug 26 - Aug 29, pp. 286-293. [PDF]

The Chimeria Platform: User Empowerment through Expressing Social Group Membership Phenomena
D. Fox Harrell , Dominic Kao , Chong-U Lim , Jason Lipshin and Ainsley Sutherland . The Digital Humanities 2014 Conference (DH 2014), Lausanne, Switzerland, July 8 – July 10, 2014. 7 pp. [HTML]

Stories of Stigma and Acceptance Using the Chimeria Platform
D. Fox Harrell, Dominic Kao, Chong-U Lim, Jason Lipshin and Ainsley Sutherland. Electronic Literature Organization Conference 2014: Hold the Light (ELO 2014), Milwaukee, WI, June 19 – June 21, 2014. 3 pp.

Authoring Conversational Narratives in Games with the Chimeria Platform
D. Fox Harrell , Dominic Kao , Chong-U Lim , Jason Lipshin , Ainsley Sutherland , Julia Makivic and Danielle Olsen . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG 2014), Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 3 – April 7, 2014. Designated Exemplary Paper. 8 pp. [PDF]

Modeling Player Preferences in Avatar Customization Using Social Network Data
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell . In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG2013), Niagara Falls, Canada, Aug 11 - Aug 13, 2013. 8 pp. [PDF]

A Digital Humanities Approach to the Design of Gesture-Driven Interactive Narratives
D. Fox Harrell, Kenny K.N. Chow and Erik Loyer. Proceedings of Digital Humanities Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 16 – 19, 2014. pp. 206-210. [HTML]

The Advanced Identity Representation (AIR) Project: A Digital Humanities Approach to Social Identity Pedagogy
D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of Digital Humanities Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 16 - 19, 2013. pp. 210 – 213. [HTML]

Computationally Modeling Narratives of Social Group Membership with the Chimeria System
D. Fox Harrell , Dominic Kao and Chong-U Lim . Proceedings of the 2013 Workshop on Computational Models of Narrative – a satellite workshop of CogSci 2013: The 35th meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany, July 31 – August 3, 2013. pp. 123 – 128 [PDF]

Slant: A Blackboard System to Generate Plot, Figuration, and Narrative Discourse Aspects of Stories
Nick Montfort , Rafael Pérez y Pérez , D. Fox Harrell and Andrew Campana . Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computational Creativity, Sydney, Australia, June 12 – 14, 2013. 8 pp. [PDF]

Exploring Everyday Creative Responses to Social Discrimination with the Mimesis System
D. Fox Harrell , Chong-U Lim , Sonny Sidhu , Jia Zhang , Ayse Gursoy and Christine Yu . demo abstract, Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2012), Dublin, Ireland, May 30 – June 1, 2012, p. 223. [PDF]

The Arts, HCI, and Innovation Policy Discourse
Jill Fantauzzacoffin , Joanna Berzowska , Ernest Edmonds , Ken Goldberg , D. Fox Harrell and Brian K. Smith . extended abstract, Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012), Austin, Texas, May 5-10, 2012, pp. 1111-1114. [PDF]

Enduring Interaction: An Approach to Analysis and Design of Animated Gestural Interfaces in Creative Computing Systems
D. Fox Harrell and Kenny K. N. Chow . Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C 2011), Atlanta, Georgia, November 3-6, 2011, pp. 95-104. [PDF]

A Reading of Skeleton Seas of Mare Incognitum: An Interactive Fiction Expedition in Curveship
D. Fox Harrell and Nick Montfort . Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C 2011), Atlanta, Georgia, November 3-6, 2011, pp. 435-436. [PDF]

Steps Toward the AIR Toolkit: An Approach to Modeling Social Identity Phenomena in Computational Media
D. Fox Harrell , Greg Vargas and Rebecca Perry . Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2011), Mexico City, Mexico, April 27-29, 2011, pp. 147-152. [PDF]

Embodying Generative Visual Renku: An Approach to Generating Metaphors through Interaction
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 13th Generative Art Conference (GA 2010), Milan, Italy, December 15-17, 2010, pp. 254-269. [PDF]

A Cultural Computing Approach to Interactive Narrative: The Case of the Living Liberia Fabric
D. Fox Harrelll , Chris Gonzalez , Hank Blumenthal , Ayoka Chenzira , Natasha Powell , Nathan Piazza and Michael Best . position paper, Proceedings of the Fall 2010 AAAI Symposium on Computational Models of Narrative, Arlington, Virginia, November 11-13, 2010, pp. 18-20. [PDF]

Material-Based Imagination: Embodied Cognition in Animated Images
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 8th Digital Arts and Culture Conference. After Media: Embodiment and Context (DAC 2009), Irvine, California, December 12-15, 2009. [PDF]

System Intentionality and the Artificial Intelligence Hermeneutic Network
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 8th Digital Arts and Culture Conference (DAC 2009), Irvine, California, December 12-15, 2009. [PDF]

Exploring the Potential of Computational Self-Representations for Enabling Learning: Examining At-risk Youths’ Development of Mathematical/Computational Agency
S. Veeragoudar Harrell and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 8th Digital Arts and Culture Conference (DAC 2009), Irvine, California, December 12-15, 2009. [PDF]

Computational and Cognitive Infrastructures of Stigma: Empowering Identity in Social Computing and Gaming
D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 7th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C 2009), Berkeley, California, October 26-30, 2009, pp. 49-58. [PDF]

Memory, Reverie Machine: Toward a Dance of Agency in Interactive Storytelling
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA 2009), Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 23 - September 1, 2009. [PDF]

Avatar Art: Transformative Outcomes of the Advanced Identity Representation Project
D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA 2009), Belfast, Northern Ireland, August 23 - September 1, 2009. [PDF]

Define Me: A Cognitive and Computational Approach to Critical Digital Identity Representation in Social Networking Applications
D. Fox Harrell , Daniel Upton , Ben Medler and Jichen Zhu . Proceedings of the 2009 Digital Humanities Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 22-25, 2009, pp. 130-136. [PDF]

Active Animation: An Approach to Interactive and Generative Animation for User-Interface Design and Expression
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 2009 Digital Humanities Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, 2009, June 22-25, pp. 350-353. [PDF]

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hermeneutic Network: A New Approach to Analysis and Design of Intentional Systems
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 2009 Digital Humanities Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 22-25, 2009, pp. 301-304. [PDF]

Agency Play: Dimensions of Agency for Interactive Narrative Design
D. Fox Harrell and Jichen Zhu . Proceedings of the 2nd AAAI Spring Symposium on Intelligent Narrative Technologies, Stanford, California, March 23-25, 2009, pp. 156-162. [PDF]

Daydreaming with Intention: Scalable Blending-Based Imagining and Agency in Generative Interactive Narrative
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the AAAI Spring Symposium on Creative Intelligent Systems, Stanford, California, March 26-28, 2008, pp. 156-162. [PDF]

Walking Blues Changes Undersea: Imaginative Narrative in Interactive Poetry Generation with the GRIOT System
D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the AAAI Workshop in Computational Aesthetics: Artificial Intelligence Approaches to Happiness and Beauty, Boston, Massachusetts, July 5-15, 2006, pp. 61-69. [PDF]

Shades of Computational Evocation and Meaning: The GRIOT System and Improvisational Poetry Generation
D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the 6th Digital Arts and Culture Conference (DAC 2005), Copenhagen, Denmark, December 1-3, 2005, pp. 133-143. [PDF]

The Griot Sings Haibun
D. Fox Harrell and Joseph Goguen . Music: Bertram Turetzky, David Borgo, and Ryoko Goguen, multimedia performance at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, La Jolla, California, 2005.

Style as a Choice of Blending Principles
Joseph A. Goguen and D. Fox Harrell . Proceedings of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Style and Meaning in Language, Art, Music and Design, Arlington, Virginia, October 21-24, 2004, pp. 49-56. [PDF]

Juried Exhibitions and Performances

Mazzy: A STEM Learning Game
Dominic Kao and D. Fox Harrell. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA, USA. Jun-22 - Jun-25, 2015. 2pp.

Exigent: An Automatic Avatar Generation System
Dominic Kao and D. Fox Harrell. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA, USA. Jun-22 - Jun-25. 2 pp.

An Intelligent Narrative System for Modeling Social Identity-Related Experiences
D. Fox Harrell , Dominic Kao , Chong-U Lim , Jason Lipshin and Ainsley Sutherland . Intelligent Narrative Technologies 7 Workshop (INT 7), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. June 17-18, 2014. [PDF]

Mimesis: An Integrated Social Networking Application and Computer Game for Exploring Social Discrimination
D. Fox Harrell , Chong-U Lim , Sonny Sidhu , Christine Yu , Jia Zhang and Ayse Gursoy . Electronic Literature Organization Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia, June 20-23, 2012.

Exploring Social Discrimination through Interactive Narrative using Mimesis
D. Fox Harrell , Chong-U Lim , Sonny Sidhu , Jia Zhang , Ayse Gursoy and Christine Yu . New Media Consortium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 13-15, 2012.

A Reading of Skeleton Seas of Mare Incognitum: An Interactive Fiction Expedition in Curveship (Demo)
D. Fox Harrell and Nick Montfort . Art Program of the 8th ACM Conference of Creativity and Cognition, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3-6, 2011.

Coding Landscapes, Crossing Metaphors
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Computational Thinking in Existing Art Forms, Writing Machine Collectives 4th Exhibition, Hong Kong, January 15- 30, 2011.

Performance of the Living Liberia Fabric
D. Fox Harrell . Electronic Literature Organization Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, June 4, 2010.

Generative Visual Renku
Kenny K.N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . The Media Showcase, CHI Conference (ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems), Atlanta, Georgia, 2010.

Authoring the Living Liberia Fabric: A Generative and Interactive Narrative for Peace, Truth, and Reconciliation
D. Fox Harrell , Michael Best , Hank Blumenthal , Ayoka Chenzira , Christopher Gonzales , Andrew Roberts , Natasha Powell , Deji Fajebe , Jason Lee , Paul O'Neil and Arjun Tomar . Electronic Literature Organization Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, 2010. [PDF]

Loss Undersea
D. Fox Harrell . Digital Arts and Culture Conference Literary Arts Extravaganza, UC Irvine, California, 2009.

Fantastic Transformations and Blends: A Reading of Computationally Generated and Traditionally Written Prose Poetry
D. Fox Harrell . The Sublime in the Fantastic: The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Florida, 2008.

Other Publications - Non-Refereed

Gesture, Rhetoric, and Digital Storytelling
D. Fox Harrell . National Endowment for the Humanities white paper. August 31, 2011, 22 pp. [PDF]

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computational Creativity
Dan Ventura , Pablo Gervás , D. Fox Harrell , Mary Lou Maher , Alison Pease and Geraint Wiggins . Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computational Creativity, México City, México, 27-29 April 2011, 165 pp. [HTML]

Identity, Avatars, Virtual Life - and Advancing Social Equity in the ‘Real’ World
Liz Losh, interviewer . Digital Media and Learning (DML) Central, March 1, 2011. [HTML]

Strategies for Arts + Science + Technology Research: Executive Report on a Joint Meeting of the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts
D. Fox Harrell . NSF report, 2011, 18 pp.

Phantasmal Fictions
D. Fox Harrell . American Book Review. Vol. 31, no. 6, September/October 2010, pp. 4-6. [HTML]

Chimeric Avatars and Other identity Experiments from Prof. Fox Harrell
Elizabeth Soep, interviewer . Boing Boing, April 19, 2010. [HTML]

Identity and Online Avatars: A Discussion
D. Fox Harrell . Kotaku, April 24, 2010. [HTML]

Ghost Values - Infrastructures of Digital Design Conference Review
D. Fox Harrell . Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. Vol. 9, no. 3, September, 2003, pp. 106-110.

How An Artist-Scientist Conjurer Thinks, Works and Lives
Anne Khaminwa . featured article on Dr. Harrell's work, International Review of African American Art. Vol. 23, no. 3, 5 pp.

Phantasmal Media/Subjective Computing
D. Fox Harrell . article sidebar, International Review of African American Art. Vol. 23, no. 3.

Seminars, Colloquia, Etc.

Imagining the Future of Social Identity
D. Fox Harrell. Google, SciFoo, Mountain View, CA. June 27.

Fabricating Self and Other in Digital Media
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Leuphana University, Terms of Media Conference, Lüneburg, Germany. June 18.

Exploring Construction, Play, and Use of Virtual Identities in STEM Learning
Dominic Kao and D. Fox Harrell. Jean Piaget Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada. June 6

Imagining Social Identities Through Computing
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, University of California, Santa Cruz, Computational Media Department, Santa Cruz, CA. May 11.

Coding Ourselves/Coding Others: Imagining Social Identities Through Computing
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Longnow Foundation, The Interval, San Francisco, CA. May 5

Roundtable Discussion of Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell. Invited speaker/moderator, Stanford University, Science, Technology, and Society (STS) Program. Stanford, CA. April 16.

Software Selves: Computationally Expressing and Analyzing Social Identity Phenomena
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Stanford University, Psychology Department, Social Area. Stanford, CA. April 27.

Digital Selves in Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, 5 Colleges Digital Humanities Speaker Series, Amherst, MA. April 1.

Software Selves: Computationally Expressing and Analyzing Social Identity Phenomena
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Stanford University, Psychology Department, Social Area. Stanford, CA. April 27.

Cultural Computing and Identity: Critically Modeling Selves and Others
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Columbia University, Digital Black Atlantic Project. New York City, NY. March 13.

Coding Ourselves: Computational Expression and Analysis of Social Identity
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Princeton University. Princeton, NJ. March 11.

Computational Narrative for Empowerment and Expression
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Stanford University, Center for Comparative Study in Race and Ethnicity. Stanford, CA. February 19.

Making Computing Strange: Cultural Analytics and Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Communications Forum, Cambridge, MA. December 4.

Cultural Computing and Computational Identity
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Communication Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. November 20.

Phantasmal Media Poetics: Computing and Imagination for Expressing Humanistic Critical Inquiry
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. November 7.

Transforming the Classroom for the 21st Century
D. Fox Harrell. Invited panelist. Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, CA. September 27

“#Publicintellectual: Media Interaction, Social Branding, and Knowledge
D. Fox Harrell. Invited chair. Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, CA. September 26.

Computing, Imagination, and Identity in Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. September 18.

Culture Coding: Thinking Identity, Culture and Computation
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk. Visions and Voices: University Arts and Humanities Initiative (co-sponsor: Harman Academy for Polymathic Studies). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. September 29.

Phantasms in Visual Studies: Addressing Cognitive and Technological Aspects of Images,
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. April 10.

The Politics of Phantasmal Media: How Ideology is Built into Digital Media
D. Fox Harrell . Invited keynote, Tufts University, Medford, MA. April 17, 2014.

Creating Culture in Virtual Worlds
D. Fox Harrell and Todd Harper . Invited talk, MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA. March 27. [HTML]

Fox Harrell reads from and discusses Phantasmal Media,
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. December 6, 2013.

Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science for Social Empowerment
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Harvard Society of Mind, Brain, and Behavior (HSMBB), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. December 5, 2013.

Critical Computing Practice: Outcomes of the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory
D. Fox Harrell. Invited talk, History Design Studio, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. November 6, 2013.

Expressive Outcomes of the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Mexican Conference on Computational Creativity, Autonomous Metropolitan University, Mexico City, Mexico. November 14, 2013.

A Phantasmal Media Approach to Computational Creativity
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Mexican Conference on Computational Creativity, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico. November 15, 2013.

Social Identity in Phantasmal Media,
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Hutchins Center W. E. B. DuBois Lecture, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. October 9, 2013.

Subjective Computing: AI and Entertainment Systems as Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Ninth Annual AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE), Boston, MA. October 17, 2013.

The Living Liberia Fabric: An Interactive Narrative Artwork Memorializing Civil War in Liberia
D. Fox Harrell , Chong-U Lim , Dominic Kao and Jia Zhang . International Symposium on Electronic Art, Sydney, Australia, June 7-16, 2013.

Outcomes of the NSF-NEA Alliance
D. Fox Harrell . Invited speaker, Networking Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Design to Confront the Hard Problems of Our Time, National Endowment for the Arts and Network for Science, Engineering, Arts & Design (SEAD) Workshop, Washington D.C. May 15, 2013.

Phantasmal Selves: Computing, Cognition, and Social Identity
D. Fox Harrell . Invited talk, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. April 16, 2013.

Empowerment, Identity, and Computational Media Phantasms
D. Fox Harrell . invited talk, University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada, January 23, 2013.

Getting the Message Out: Public Sphere Writing and Speaking
D. Fox Harrell . panelist, Senior Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, California. September 20, 2012.

Interactive Animated Visuals as Elastic Anchors for Imaginative Conceptual Blends
D. Fox Harrell and Kenny K. N. Chow . Proceedings of the 11th Conceptual Structure, Discourse, And Language Conference, Vancouver, Canada, May 17-20, 2012. [PDF]

The Expanding Domain of Computer Science: Engineering for Social Awareness and Empowerment
D. Fox Harrell . keynote talk, New England Undergraduate Computer Science Symposium, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, April 21, 2012.

How Social Media is Defining Us
Kara Miller, interviewer . radio interview, WGBH Innovation Hub, Boston, Massachusetts, April 7, 2012.

GO ASK A.L.I.C.E.: A Panel Discussion on the Artificial Intelligence and the Turing Test
D. Fox Harrell , Daniel C. Dennett and John Searle . Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 29, 2012.

Black Reality 2.0: Creating and Making in a Technical Age
D. Fox Harrell and Malia Lazu . invited talk at Design Studio for Social Intervention, Boston, Massachusetts, February 28, 2012.

Imagination and Empowerment with Videogame Characters
D. Fox Harrell . Game Developers Conference Online, Austin, Texas. October 10, 2012.

Gesture-Driven Electronic Literature for Mobile Devices: The Gestural Narrative Interaction Engine (GeNIE)
D. Fox Harrell , Kenny K. N. Chow and Erik Loyer . Electronic Literature Organization Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia, June 20-23, 2012.

A Narrative Generation Conversation
D. Fox Harrell , Rafael Pérez y Pérez and Nick Montfort . Purple Blurb Digital Writers Series, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 1, 2012.

Media Interaction and Social Branding
D. Fox Harrell . chair and panelist, Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, California, September 21, 2012.

Subjective Computing: Using Computers for the Arts and Social Change
D. Fox Harrell . invited talk, Plenary Presentation at the Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Ford Foundation, Irvine, California, October 15, 2011.

The Birth of Pong and Video Games
D. Fox Harrell . live panel and broadcast, Action Speaks Radio: Underappreciated Dates that Changed America, WGBH, NPR, October 12, 2011.

Improvisation as a Way of Life: A Symposium
D. Fox Harrell . Panelist Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, February 25, 2011.

Improvisation and Phantasmal Media - D. Fox Harrell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in conversation with Alondra Nelson
D. Fox Harrell . invited talk, Columbia University, New York, New York, April 26, 2011.

The Gestural Narrative Interactive Expression (GeNIE) Project
D. Fox Harrell . National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Workshop, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 27, 2011.

The Imagination, Computation, and Expression (ICE) Lab: Making Phantasmal Media
D. Fox Harrell . MIT CMS Colloquium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, September 23, 2010.

NSF/NEA Workshop: Identifying Synergies and Fostering Collaborations in a Joint Workshop of the National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts
D. Fox Harrell . Principal Investigator and Executive Committee Member, September 15-16, 2010.

AI-Based Art and HCI Practice: Demos, Prototypes, and Exhibitions
D. Fox Harrell . Media Showcase Interactivity Demo Panel I, CHI Conference (ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems), Atlanta, Georgia, April 13, 2010.

The Generative Visual Renku Project: Integrating Multimedia Semantics, Animation, and Interface Design
Kenny K.N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . The Media Showcase, CHI Conference (ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems). Atlanta, Georgia, April 10-15, 2010.

Computing, Imagery, and Ideology: Phantasmal Media and Social Expression
D. Fox Harrell . Futures of Digital Studies. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 25, 2010.

Symposium on Virtual Worlds at the Intersection of Race, Class and Possibility
D. Fox Harrell . panel session, Digital Media and Learning Conference, La Jolla, California, February 19, 2010.

Gesture, Rhetoric, and Storytelling: The Speakerly Interactive Narrative Project
D. Fox Harrell . Project Director’s Talk, Washington D.C., September 28, 2010.

Phantasmal Media: Practice and Theory of Imagination Computing
D. Fox Harrell . Purple Blurb Digital Writers Series, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 16, 2009.

Computing Phantasms: Imagination, Subjectivity, and Digital Media Expression
D. Fox Harrell . International Roundtable for the inauguration of the Research Institute for the Converging Arts & Sciences. University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom, October 16-17, 2009.

Working Across Disciplines: Crafting Interdisciplinary Projects
D. Fox Harrell and Ernesto Chavez, presenter . Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, California, October 16, 2009.

Phantasms and Shapeshifters: Imagination and Identity in Computing
D. Fox Harrell . Noted Scholar Lecture, Center for Cross-Faculty Inquiry (CCFI), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, September 23, 2009.

Imagination, Computation, and Expression: A Cognitive Approach to Digital Media Arts
D. Fox Harrell . Cognitive Science Colloquium. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, January 21, 2009.

Active Animation: An Approach to Interactive and Generative Animation for User-Interface Design and Expression (Demo)
Kenny K. N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Software demo/poster, Proceedings of the 2009 Digital Humanities Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, June 22-25, 2009, pp 350-353. [PDF]

Digital Shadows: Narrative and Empowerment in Social Identity Computing
D. Fox Harrell . CTheory/Pacific Center for Technology and Culture. Critical Digital Studies Workshop, Victoria, Canada, June 5, 2009.

Imagination, Computation, and Expression: A Cognitive Approach to Storytelling and Identity
D. Fox Harrell . MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009.

Social Storytelling and Digital Identity: Empowering Narratives for Diverse Communities
D. Fox Harrell . Impacting the Health of Millions through Social Marketing and Entertainment Education: The Power of Narratives. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, July 28-29, 2009.

Working Across Disciplines: Crafting Interdisciplinary Projects (Invited Presentation)
D. Fox Harrell . Moderator and Presenter. Ford Foundation Fellows Conference, Irvine, California, October 16, 2009.

Phantasmal Narrative: Values, Games, and Cultural Expression in Interactive Stories
D. Fox Harrell , Espen Aarseth and Janet Murray . A Narrative Summit: How to Think About Narrative and Interactivity, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 20, 2009.

Generative Visual Renku: Linked Poetry Generation with the GRIOT System
Kenny K.N. Chow and D. Fox Harrell . Visionary Landscapes: Electronic Literature Organization Conference. Vancouver, Washington, May 29 - June 1, 2008.

Narrating Artificial Daydreams, Memories, Reveries: Toward Scalable Intentionality in Expressive Artificial Intelligence Practice
Jichen Zhu and D. Fox Harrell . Visionary Landscapes: Electronic Literature Organization Conference 2008, Vancouver, Washington, May 29 - June 1, 2008. [PDF]

Digital Metaphors for Phantom Selves: Computation, Mathematics, and Identity in Speculative and Fantastic Fiction and Gaming
D. Fox Harrell . The Sublime in the Fantastic: The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Florida, 2008.

SF and Technoculture Panel Discussion
D. Fox Harrell . The Sublime in the Fantastic: The 29th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, panelist, Orlando, Florida, March 21, 2008.

Computational Meaning Evocation: Cognitive Linguistics and Digital Poetics
D. Fox Harrell . South Atlanta Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007.

Ghosts, seraphs, and daily life under the heavy sea: Cognitive Semantics and Computational Narrative with the GRIOT System
D. Fox Harrell . Digital Media Colloquium. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006.

Imagination, Computation, Expression and the GRIOT System
D. Fox Harrell . MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2006

Algebra of Identity: Skin of Wind, Skin of Streams, Skin of Shadows, Skin of Vapor (Demo)
D. Fox Harrell . Powering Up/Powering Down: An International Festival of Radical Media Arts, La Jolla, California, 2004

Unpublished Materials

A Data-driven Approach for Computationally Modeling Avatar Customization Behavioral Patterns of Players
Chong-U Lim and D. Fox Harrell. In proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE2015), Santa Cruz, CA. Nov-14 –Nov-18.

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