"Let me tell you something. There's no nobility in poverty. I've been a poor man, and I've been a rich man. And I choose rich every time" – Leonardo DeCaprio as Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
"The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction."
Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities
A one day symposium
April 25, 2015
registration at: http://network.as.uky.edu
The University of Kentucky
Center Theater, Student Center
10 am – 5pm
Free and open to the public
Keynote: Douglas Armato, Director, University of Minnesota Press
Margy Avery, Senior Acquisitions Editor, MIT Press
Shoshana Berger, Editorial Director, IDEO
Maria Bonn, Editor, Journal of Electronic Publishing
Jeff Ullrich, past CEO, Earwolf
Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3
BATH SPA UNIVERSITY
COMMONS, NEWTON PARK CAMPUS. 2 - 4 JULY 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS AND WORKS FOR EXHIBITION
Digital Material conference
National University of Ireland, Galway
21-22 May 2015
Plenary speakers: Jerome McGann & Matthew G. Kirschenbaum
Deadline for proposals: 31 January 2015
Digital Material is a conference that considers the intersections of digital and material cultures in the humanities. How has the long history of studying material objects prepared us for understanding digital culture? To what degree does materiality inflect and inform our encounters with the digital?
Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces
April 4, 2015
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Submissions deadline (extended) : February 10, 2015
Roundtable speakers : Asha Nadkarni (UMass), Priscilla Page (UMass),
Deak Nabers (Brown), Heather Love (UPenn)
The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: What roles do games and game-based learning play in the classroom?
This survey question seeks to explore the pedagogical value of games of all types and the gaming cultures that emerge as a result of playership. Some questions that may arise may include: In what ways can games be used to enhance and supplement learning? What are the different affordances each type of game offers students and teachers? How can game design effectively influence classroom design? What are the benefits of designing games specifically for courses as opposed to using commercially designed games?
Pedagogy and Issues in the Profession
Modern Language Studies, the official journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, seeks articles focused on pedagogy and issues in the profession.
Penn State Asian Studies Summer Institute:
"Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies"
Penn State University invites applicants for its annual Asian Studies Summer Institute, to be held June 21-27, 2015. This year's Institute, directed by Tina Chen and Eric Hayot, focuses on the topic of "Migratory Aesthetics and Asian/American Studies."
Institute participants spend a week reading and thinking about the annual theme, as well as significant time workshopping their work in progress. Penn State will cover travel, housing, and most meals for the week of the Institute. Applicants must have completed their PhDs between August 2010 and 2015, or be advanced graduate students who are completing their dissertations.
Papers are invited for the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) affiliate session at the 2015 SAMLA Convention. Potential topics include print culture, history of the book, authorship, publishing history, ephemera, illustration, publishers' archives, circulation, and reception. Papers addressing this year's theme, "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" are especially welcome. What connections can be made between print culture/book history and the areas of visual art, theatre, and music? How has the relationship between print culture and the arts evolved from the manuscript age to the digital world of the 21st century?
Transmedia Storytelling and Its Reception:
Economies and Politics of Participation
Schloss Herrenhausen, Hanover
25-27 February 2015
American Studies Center
University of Warsaw, Poland
23 and 24 May 2015
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
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Great Writing 2015
The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015
Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 18th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference.
In this 18th conference we look to celebrate creative writing in all its forms and to explore topics in creative writing teaching and learning. Proposals are peer reviewed. The conference also features the Annual International Creative Writing Lecture.