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UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies (5/15/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:26pm
Ray Siemens

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies
Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference
Miami, 22-24 March 2007

For the past six years, the RSA program has featured a number of
sessions that document innovative ways in which computing technology is
being incorporated into the scholarly activity of our community. At the
2007 RSA meeting (Miami, 22-24 March 2007), several sessions will
continue to follow this interest across several key projects, through a
number of thematic touchstones, and in several emerging areas.

For these sessions, we seek proposals in the following general areas,
and beyond:

CFP: Poetry in the Cyber-Age (4/19/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:39pm
Jaena4_at_aol.com

MMLA '06, 11/09/06 - 11/12/06; Chicago

Call for abstracts on the relationship between poetry and the cyber-age.

Poets, professors, and lovers of poetry in general repeatedly assert that the
book as an aesthetic object has lasting value. But are we kidding ourselves?
 With a readership increasingly reliant on the computer, and a new generation
of students who have never known a time when the Internet was more than a
click away, is it only a matter of time before poetry is primarily an element of
cyberspace? Is this good or bad? With more than a hundred fonts, point
sizes, untold programs and graphic elements, how will the function of the computer
affect the actual forms of poetry?

CFP: Hyperpolis: Really Useful Media (6/15/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Deborah Levitt

> Hyperpolis 3.0: Really Useful Media
>
> Call for Papers/Proposals
>
> We know too much about media communications technologies as
> instruments of social control.
> We don't know enough about media technologies as instruments of civil
> society
> and cultural development.
> We know too much about media discourses as, on the one hand, "popular
> culture": alienated

CFP: Virtual Reality in Real Life (5/5/06; 7/24/06-7/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Alex Reid

VR_at_RL: Virtual Reality in Real Life 2006
Online Conference: July 24-28, 2006
Proposal Deadline: 200 words by May 5th

VR_at_RL seeks participants interested in investigating the intersection =20=

of rhetoric and new media. The conference seeks to provide a forum =20
for scholars working in this emerging area of inquiry, to address =20
common problems in research and teaching, and to uncover fruitful =20
points of connection. Fundamentally, the conference will address new =20
media as it exists now and as it is emerging as an embodied, material =20=

concern.

Topics might include:

CFP: [Re]Configurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology in the Urban Environment (5/12/06; dates not noted)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
HMeltzer_at_bmcc.cuny.edu

Here is the Call for Papers in Plain Text
Howard Meltzer

[Re]Configurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology in the Urban
Environment

We invite individual papers and session proposals addressing the conference
theme from all possible disciplinary angles, such as its representation in
literature, the visual arts, political essays, or scientific and
philosophical writings. We welcome submissions for poster or portfolio
presentation and musical performance as well.

In addition to the conference theme, papers on all other aspects of the
interaction of technology, science, and the humanities are welcome.

CFP: Georgia Conference on Information Literacy (4/3/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:10pm
Deborah Champion

Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
October 6-7, 2006
Savannah, GA
 
Proposals are currently being accepted for the Georgia Conference on
Information Literacy.
Proposals due no later than April 3, 2006
Submit On Line at
http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/infolitsubmit.html
What is Information Literacy?
Information literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a
need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and
effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.
The 2006 Conference on Information Literacy

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