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We do not have to analyze everything we read.
Museums provided some of the earliest alternatives to thestandard accounts of Hollywood’s history, as when Richard Koszarski programmedfilms by then little-known directors like Maurice Tourneur, Benjamin Christensen,and Reginald Barker.
The point is to be able to interpret when we want toor have to.
Poet, scholar, and multimedia artist Christopher Funkhouser is aleading researcher in the developing genre of digital poetry. In 2009,the Associated Press commissioned him to prepare digital poems for theoccasion of Barack Obama’s inauguration. He is author of a majordocumentary study, , published in the Modern and Contemporary PoeticsSeries at University of Alabama Press (2007). An eBook (CD-ROM),, was issued by the Faculty of Creative Multimediaat Multimedia University (2006). He is a member of the scientific reviewcommittee of the digital literature journal ,based at Université Paris 8, and has produced and edited manypublications online and in-print, including an early Internet-basedpoetry magazine, (We 17, 1993), and the first literary journal on CD-ROMin the United States (, Vol. 21, 1995). Since1986 he has been an editor with We Press, with whom he has producedpoetry in a variety of media. He is an Associate Professor in theHumanities Department at New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 2006 hewas a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Multimedia University in Cyberjaya,Malaysia, and in 2007 he was on the faculty of the summer writingprogram at Naropa University.