> 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
> and cultural development.
> We know too much about media discourses as, on the one hand, "popular
> culture": alienated
humanities computing and the internet
> Hyperpolis 3.0: Really Useful Media
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=
Topics might include:
Here is the Call for Papers in Plain Text
[Re]Configurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology in the Urban
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.
Journalism in the History and Theory of Writing
A program of the Society for Critical Exchange to be held at the
annual SAMLA Convention November 10-12, 2006, in Charlotte, NC.
Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
October 6-7, 2006
Proposals are currently being accepted for the Georgia Conference on
Proposals due no later than April 3, 2006
Submit On Line at
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
Knowledge Economy: The Commodification of Knowledge and Information in the Academic System
Tomas R. Giberson, Ph.D. Oakland University, Michigan
Gregory A. Giberson, Ph.D. Salisbury University, Maryland
A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities
Dr. Keith Dorwick, The University of Louisiana at
Dr. Kevin Moberly, North Carolina Wesleyan College
For a special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities
(IH), guest editors Keith Dorwick and Kevin Moberly
seek papers from a broad a range of academic
disciplines that focus on issues that could be briefly
summed as "technology and society," or, perhaps,
"technologies and societies."
Summer 2006 Fellowship Call for Proposals
Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular
The University of Southern California's Institute for Multimedia
Literacy is pleased to announce a third annual Fellowship program for
summer 2006 to foster innovative research for its digital publishing
venture, Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.
Call For Papers
2006 Tertiary Writing Network Colloquium
Thursday and Friday, 7-8 December, 2006
Napier, New Zealand
The conference website may be found at http://twn.massey.ac.nz
We invite those working and teaching in the fields of academic writing,
writing across the curriculum, ESOL, creative writing, and writing
support to submit a presentation proposal related to the theme: "Old
Text / Nu Txt: Writing for a Change."
The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline MARCH
18, 2006 (extended from March 15, 2006).
"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"
Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to: