The Hyperlab

New Stories for New Spaces.

Locative Media

Scouting locations for the Golden Days, Silver Nights locative game on Carleton campus.

Imagining Canada's Future

How does the hyperlab imagine Canada's Future? Watch our video to find out more.

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DHSI @ Congress

Attending Congress this year? Come see the DHSI@Congress 2015 closing plenary "Burning the Library: DH as Dystopia", presented by the hyperlab's very own Dr. Brian Greenspan.

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The Hyperlab is Carleton University’s first Digital Humanities research centre. Our members collaborate on projects involving digital text and narrative, game studies, locative media, digital theatre, film, and new media cultures.


Check out our Events page for upcoming hyperlab activities and presentations

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Meet the people who bring the "hyper" into the hyperlab

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View our Projects page to see ongoing work in the hyperlab

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DR&E Lab 0

Construction has begun on the Digital Rhetorics and Ethics (DR+E) Lab, the Hyperlab’s new annex, and the inspiration of my colleague Stuart J. Murray, Canada Research Chair in Rhetoric and Ethics: You can see a model of the lab here:  

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Posted on: 05-5-2015
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The Hyperlab is expanding! 0

This spring, the Hyperlab will be expanding. Brian Greenspan and Stuart J. Murray, Canada Research Chair in Rhetoric and Ethics, have received a CFI Infrastructure Grant to build a Digital Rhetorics and Ethics Lab adjacent to the Hyperlab.  More details and screenshots to come!

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Posted on: 01-18-2015
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The Hyperlab at the Society for Utopian Studies 2014 0

Hyperlab members played an active role in organizing the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies in Montreal last week. Sarah, Jenna, Adrien and Brian presented our work on a number of panels devoted to the Video Games and Animation, Immaterial Labour, and the Digital Humanities. We also gave a sneak preview of […]

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Posted on: 10-30-2014
Posted in: Conferences, Presentations

Et In Arcadia Ego 0

Last week, we teamed up with the folks at TAG to produce a one-day Utopia-themed Indie Game Arcade to coincide with the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society of Utopian Studies in Montreal. Carolyn Jong, Skot Deeming and Kal Kalervo organized and curated the event, which attracted about 70 visitors over the course of the […]

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Posted on: 10-28-2014
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Utopian Bodies and Media 0

We helped co-organize this event in Montreal October 21-22, 2014, as the inaugural workshop of our Imaginaries of the Future: Historicising the Present research network, funded by a Leverhulme International Network Grant. See you next year in Newcastle!

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Posted on: 10-24-2014
Posted in: Conferences

Carleton’s Hyperlab tells new stories about Ottawa’s public places 0

Check out this article about us in the recent issue of FASSinate. The full issue is here:

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Posted on: 07-29-2014
Posted in: media

SSHRC Regional Event 0

Here’s some footage from our SSHRC Regional Event:

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Posted on: 05-13-2014
Posted in: media, Presentations, Public Lecture

Hyperlab helps Ottawa take a walk in the past 0

Here’s a story about our locative Heritage Passages Live Museum and Forgotten Worker Quest game: Happy New Year from the Hyperlab!

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Posted on: 12-27-2013
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Carleton’s Hyperlab probes Lansdowne 0

Via The Bulldog:

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Posted on: 12-15-2013
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Carleton Graduate Programs in the Humanities Go Digital 0

Here’s a piece about our new Collaborative MA in Digital Humanities:

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Posted on: 04-16-2013
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