Jan Baetens

Jan Baetens (b. 1957) is professor at the University of Leuven (Belgium), where he is chair of the cultural studies program (www.culturelestudies.be) and codirector of the Lieven Gevaert Centre (www.lievengevaertcentre.be).
He is founding editor of the literary journals consÈquences (1983-1991), Formules, revue des Ècritures ý contraintes (since 1997: www.formules.net), FPC/Formes poÈtiques contemporaines (since 2002: www.revuefpc.net) and the bilingual peer-reviewed academic e-journal Image (&) Narrative (since 1999: www.imageandnarrative.net).
Jan Baetens has published more than 300 articles in journals like: PoÈtique, LittÈrature, Critical Inquiry, Poetics Today, etc. He is the (co)author and/or co(editor) of more than forty volumes and special issues, and has recently published:
Close reading New Media. Analyzing electronic literature, eds. Jan van Looy & Jan Baetens, Leuven : Leuven University Press, 2003
La Novellisation, Èd. Jan Baetens & Marc Lits: Leuven University Press, 2004
´ Líarchivage numÈrique. Conditions, enjeux, effets ª, ProtÈe, vol. 32-2, automne 2004 (numÈro spÈcial dirigÈ par SÈmir Badir et Jan Baetens)
Romans ý contraintes, Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2005
Herge Ècrivain, nouvelle Èdition remaniee et Èlargie, Paris : Flammarion, coll. Champs, 2006
As a poet, he has published ten books of poetry, some of them in collaboration with graphic artists. His most recent volumes are:
Vivre sa vie. Une novellisation en vers, avec une prÈface de Semir Badir, 2005.
SLAM ! PoËmes sur le basketball, 2006.
Cent ans de bande dessinee (en vers et en poËmes), 2007
(All volumes published at Les Impressions Nouvelles: www.lesimpressionsnouvelles.com