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CFP: Auto/Biography and Mediation (Germany) (11/20/05; IABA, 7/27/06-7/31/06)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:52pm
William Howes

Call for Papers

Fifth IABA Conference, Mainz, Germany, 27-31 July 2006

Organizer: Alfred Hornung

The fifth biennial conference of the International Auto/Biography=20
Association will take place at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz,=
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Germany, from 27-31 July 2006. The general topic of "Auto/Biography and=20
Mediation" will permit a wide range of papers dealing with issues of=20
auto/biography as media and auto/biography in the media, performing a=20
process of mediation.

  Auto/Biography and Mediation

UPDATE: Transgression/Transcendence in Cyberspace (7/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, August 22, 2005 - 2:51pm
Jill LeRoy-Frazier

CALL FOR PAPERS AND CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS: DEADLINE
EXTENDED TO JULY 15

Women Writers: A Zine is seeking previously

unpublished essays and original works of fiction,

poetry, and hypertext for an upcoming special issue,

"Digital Eves: Transgression/ Transcendence in

Cyberspace." Women Writers: A Zine is a digital,

peer-reviewed publication that features creative work

by women writers and artists as well as scholarship on
any aspect

of women's writing, women's studies, and feminist

scholarship by both male and female authors. See the
journal's Website at

www.womenwriters.net for more information.

CFP: Are These Media New? (10/1/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Eric Alloi | BlankFactory Design

Are these media new ?

Under the editorship of Eric Alloi and Isabelle Raynauld

[la version française suit]

The 6th issue of Post-Scriptum.org is concerned with the concepts and
expressions that constitute the foundation of new media as a field of study.
If the current lexical profusion (new media, multimedia, digital media,
interactive media, etc.) attests to the diversity of possible approaches
when faced with combinations of information technology and arts such as
literature, cinema and other hybrid forms, what critical point of view are
we able to bring to an artistic practice that is still embryonic?

CFP: As the World Turns: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry (8/10/05; SCMS, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Michele Torre

AS THE WORLD TURNS: Globalism and the Entertainment Industry

 

The worldwide media landscape is in a particular state of flux due to
recent developments in the entertainment industry, including shifting
ownership, evolving international industries, changing regulatory
practices, and technological innovations, all of which affect the texts
audiences consume.

 

Topics to Explore:

 

CFP: Digital Games (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 1:59pm
Nathan Garrelts

Digital Games (formerly Video Games)
PCA/ACA - National Conference
April 12-15, 2006
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
 
Abstract Submission Deadline: November 1, 2005
 
The Digital Games area of the Popular Culture Association invites
papers/panels on digital games (video games, computer games, arcade games,
etc.) and digital game studies for the Popular Culture Association/American
Culture Association National Conference to be held at the Atlanta Marriott
Marquis Hotel, April 12-15, 2006. All topics related to digital games and
digital game studies will be considered.
 
So that there will be ample time for discussion, each individual paper

CFP: Politics in a Mediated World (11/1/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:21pm
Leslie Fife

CFP: Politics in a Mediated World

 

2006 National Popular Culture/American Culture Associations' Annual Conference

 

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Atlanta, Georgia

 

April 12-15, 2006

 

Submission Deadline: November 1, 2005

 

The Politics in a Mediated World section of the American Culture

Association is seeking individual papers and/or panels for the

Joint meeting of the American Culture Association and the Popular

Culture Association at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta,

Georgia on April 12-15, 2006.

 

ACA/PCA is committed to an interdisciplinary approach.

 

CFP: Academic Blogging and Workplace Politics (ongoing; e-journal)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:40pm
editor_at_sobriquetmagazine.com

In recent weeks, a heated debate over the dangers academic bloggers may face when applying for jobs has emerged as a result of a recent essay in The Chronicle of Higher Education (http://chronicle.com/jobs/2005/07/2005070801c.htm). The author, writing under the pseudonym Ivan Tribble, claims, among other things, that often the simple practice of maintaining a "blog was a negative" for applicants seeking employment in his department. "The content of the blog," Tribble continues, "may be less worrisome than the fact of the blog itself.

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