This panel examines the teaching of college writing, rhetoric, and composition in the digital age by exploring rhetorical situations, genres, and technologies in both the professional and academic realms, with particular attention to digital rhetoric, pedagogy, information and media literacy, and literary and cultural studies. This panel engages deeply with NeMLA’s conference theme of “shared spaces and places” online and in the classroom, and focuses on the cutting-edge of “shaping languages and cultures” in the digital sphere.
humanities computing and the internet
Decolonizing the Digital Archive
In recent years we have witnessed a proliferation of digital archival work – often (but not always) in the form of open access platforms developed to gather, preserve, and share historical documents. The very nature of open accessibility counters a rhetoric of retreat and the construction of barriers among knowledge producers and consumers – by refusing ownership over its content and seeking collaborative and communal engagement in both interpretational and curatorial work, open access digital archives are often decentralized archives that provide modes for democratic access, exchange, and co-construction of knowledge.
The Katherine Anne Porter Society session at the 31st annual American Literature Association Conference invites papers on any topic that makes use of Porter's correspondence digitized by the Katherine Anne Porter Correspondence Project at the University of Maryland Libraries (https://www.lib.umd.edu/kaporter-correspondence).
Please send a 200-word proposal and a brief biographical statement to Beth Alvarez at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2019.
The conference will be held at Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, May 21-24, 2020.
2019 PAMLA Conference San Diego
Rhetoric, Composition, and Linguistics / Professional and Pedagogy
Session Chair: Jennifer Allard (California State University San Marcos)
This panel invites papers that investigate the use of multimodal, cross-disciplinary curriculum for online instruction. More generally, the panel seeks presentations on supporting the needs of all students to successfully communicate. Papers that address the teaching of cognitive science concepts and interpretive communication (including “performance” pieces) are especially welcome.
The 14th International Academy of CIO Annual Conference on September 25th to 27th, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan is being held at a time of great technology related opportunity and risk. There is opportunity in new product and services that bridge time and space and enable greater access and speed in fields as diverse as government, healthcare, transportation and manufacturing and as part of broad visions such as Japan’s Society 5.0. And there are risks including in the fields of cybersecurity and privacy and also digital divide.
Slices of Everyday Lives
19th and 20th September 2019
Department of Architecture and Newnham College, University of Cambridge
François Penz (Cambridge)
Janina Schupp (Cambridge)
Suzanne MacLeod (Leicester)
Maureen Thomas (Lillehammer/Oslo)
Andong Lu (Nanjing)
£110 (delegate)/ £55 (student)
The deadline for submitting abstracts is extended, the new date is 31st May!
The Centre for Digital Humanities at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE.DH) calls for abstracts for its second annual conference which will take place in Budapest, 25–27 September 2019 – in collaboration with the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History project and the DARIAH Central European Hub. While last year the conference seeked to survey the current state of research in digital humanities in general, this year DH_Budapest_2019 will keep a narrower focus on theories and practices of distant reading.
The Faculty of Humanities at Akaki Tsereteli State University in Kutaisi, Georgia will host a two-day international multidisciplinary conference "The Humanities in the Age of Globalization". The conference will be held from November 1-2, 2019.
The wide range of subjects that will be covered in the conference include but are not limited to:
· Kartvelian/Georgian Studies
· Literature Studies
· History and Social Sciences
· Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
· Ethnic and Cultural History
· Art and Culture
· Globalization and Intercultural Dialogue
· Middle Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Social Media: Identities, Spaces and Research
The proliferation of social media has become one of the primary concerns of academics within the fields of media, communications and cultural studies. Seminal research and analysis by Nancy Baym, danah boyd, Zizi Papacharissi and Christian Fuchs for example, has focussed on the application of critical social theory, offering evaluation and critique of social media in relation to: capitalism (including power, digital capitalism, digital labour, post-capitalism), democracy, surveillance (including big data), performance, value, political economy, imagined communities, public / private paradox and, internet literacy.
ICT-DM'2019 (IEEE Technically sponsored) aims to bring together academics and practitioners who are involved in emergency services, ad hoc planning, disaster recovery, etc., to learn about the latest research developments, share experiences and information about this area and develop recommendations.