Evolving Systems: World Wide Conversation
The Evolving Systems project is an exploration of the idea that form, meaning, and esthetics are interdependent emergent characteristics of an ongoing evolutionary process originally lacking any plan, intention, of purpose. And of the implications of such an idea for both intellectual and practical life.
The Evolving Systems project is also itself an experiment in emergent form/meaning/aesthetics. It brings together in interactive conversations people of diverse backgrounds and starting perspectives with the objective of seeing what new understandings of form/meaning/aesthetics emerge, individually and collectively. For more general information about the project see Home Page  | Overview  | Background  | Starting Positions .
World Wide Conversation
In addition to core group  and open  face to face conversations, the Evolving Systems project supports wider conversations on the web and by way of visitors to the Bryn Mawr campus. Both core group and open conversation materials are available on the web and include on-line forums to which any interested people are invited to contribute. For the most recent conversation materials, see "Recent Group Posts" and "Recent Group Comments" in the Serendip side bar to the right, and the project home page . In addition, general thoughts or suggestions about the project are welcome in the on-line forum at the end of the project home page . Additional relevant Evolving Systems Project products, also with on-line forums, are listed below, and announcements of visitors will also be made on this page. To join the project as a world wide conversation participant, see Starting Positions , and post yours in the on-line forum there. For further information, contact Paul Grobstein .
Wai Chee Dimock, "Literature as Public Humanities", 16 March 2010