Jaime Alejandro Rodríguez


Jaime Alejandro Rodríguez Ruiz is a Colombian writer, professor and researcher.  He earned his Master’s in Literature from the Universidad Javeriana and his PhD in Philology from UNED (Spain).  He is the author of three novels (Gabriella Infinita, Due Process, and Amaury’s Hell);  three books of short stories (Album, Fiction and Forgetfulness, and Worldly Chronicles);  and three literary hypermedia works: Gabriella Infinita (recipient of a grant from the Colombian Ministry of Culture), Coup de grace (winner of the first international Microsoft/UCM prize for digital literature, Spain) and Memories and Paths (selected for the 2017 ELO Festival).  He has published several books of essays, including: Hypertext and literature, a battle for the sign in postmodern timesThe digital story, towards a new narrative art?  Thirteen reasons to talk about cyberculture; and Narratopedia, reflections on digital narrative, collective creation and cyberculture.  He is also the author of numerous articles published in national and international journals. He researches the areas of narratology, digital story, cyberculture and virtual education.  He has been the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Javeriana University – Bogotá; he is currently Professor in the Department of Literature of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia), and member its the "Society of knowledge, communication and educational processes" section of the PhD in Social and Human Sciences. His current topics of interest are Digital Humanities, Post-Human Social Sciences, and the post-digital turn.


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