category: humanities computing and the internet

Guest Bloggers Needed: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

The new blog, Interesting Literature (http://interestingliterature.wordpress.com/), is looking for academics and independent scholars to contribute guest blog posts on their research.

*Second Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:

Extended CFP: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

CFP Images of Children in Media

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of children's visual culture, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2013 is

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Edited Collection - Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds (03/11/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ben S. Bunting, Jr. / Washington State University
contact email: 
locke456@gmail.com

Virtual Wildernesses: Ecocritical Explorations of Wildness in Gameworlds

CALL FOR PAPERS - BARNOLIPI Interdisciplinary Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Reflection Mentoring Services
contact email: 
reflection.edu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS -Eleventh Issue of Interdisciplinary Online Journal BARNOLIPI (http://www.barnolipi.com).

BARNOLIPI is an interdisciplinary research journal

Call For Participants to Build a PLOS-style Model for the Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

For quite some time, I have been interested in/incensed by the scholarly publication system; the exclusions, iniquities and absurdities of it can be clearly seen from only a brief survey of the econom

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

Digital Frontiers 2012 (Sept 19-21, UNT) [April 30, deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis, UNT Digital Scholarship Co-Operative
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

Call for Proposals: Digital Frontiers 2013
September 19-21, 2013
University of North Texas, Denton, TX

CFP: Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada Lovelace (18 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Letters
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada Lovelace
18 October 2013
Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Letters

CFP: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community (Cape Coast, Ghana)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Awuyah/The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative
contact email: 
PASSHEFDICONF2013@wcupa.edu

The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative - Ghana Interdisciplinary Conference
Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community

University of Cape Coast, Ghana
May 22 to 24, 2013
(Travel Dates May 19 through May 27)

Peer English 9

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English.

African Evaluation Journal - Call for abstracts for inaugural issue: Monitoring and evaluation in Africa - 17 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AOSIS OpenJournals
contact email: 
submissions@aejonline.org

The interim editorial advisory board of the African Evaluation Journal is pleased to announce the call for submission of abstracts for the first issue of the journal to be published at the end of Apri

[Update] 2nd Call/Deadline Extension - Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
translatingrealismconference@gmail.com

[Submission Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2013. Please visit www.translatingrealismconference.wordpress.com for more information and conference updates.]

Curation, Community, and Commodity: Media Collections and Playlists on screen and off.

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This panel seeks to investigate a particular casualty of the move away from brick-and-morter storefronts as distributors of media objects towards online vending (and piracy): the staff picks shelf. Whether the media in question is music, video, comics, print, how does the taste community generated around the curation of the staff within the local and particular physical and commercial space of the shop compare to the disembodied, dispersed access model of online reviews and "Best of" lists? How does the locality, particularity, and face-to-faceness of encountering register differences in the relations between curator, media object, and auditor in these situations?

Science Fiction and the “Worldly”,, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

In “Reflections on Exile”, Edward Said writes that theoretical interventions need to engage with the “worldly situation”, the messy, unstable mosaic through which the long history of colonialism affects a diverse set of political affiliations, global disparities, international divisions of labor, regional rivalries, national identities, cosmopolitan ideologies, green, queer, and leftist movements. Science fiction, likewise, has seen a recent surge in interest and scrutiny devoted to postcolonial and global problematics including works by Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. (2003), John Reider (2008), and Patricia Kerslake (2011). This call for papers welcomes in submission interested in further exploring the role of the postcolonial and global in science fiction.

Histories and Futures of Reading, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

At the close of the twentieth century, the proliferation of networked digital technologies has led a number of critics to call into question the future of reading. However, in the last several years it has become increasingly clear that reading continues to be an important aspect of our cultural practice, even as it manifests itself in multiple forms. This panel invites papers that concern themselves with both the history and the future of reading.

Virtual Encounters-Video Games, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
university of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Video games are a space in which encounters are enacted on many different levels. There are encounters within the game’s narrative space; encounters at the interface of player and narrative; and encounters within the external gaming space (think two-player games). These encounters can also be broken down into player-computer and player-player encounters. This panel invites papers that explore these different spaces of encounter in video games. How do these spaces disrupt normative discourses on sexuality, gender, race, ethnicity, and social class? How do these encounters disrupt or challenge the player’s identity? What are some implications of network-mediated encounters in massively multiplayer online games? How might we rethink the structure of encounter between the gaming space and external “reality”?

Critical Digital Humanities panel at (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This panel invites papers that explore the notion of encounter within the context of Critical Digital Humanities.

[UPDATE] Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, April 5-6 2013. DEADLINE Feb. 1

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2013: Encounters With(in) Texts
20th Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference at the University of California, Riverside April 5-6 2013

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

[UPDATE] Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science, March 2013 (DEADLINE EXTENDED to January 18, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign British Modernities Reading Group
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Digital Humanities: Literary Studies and Information Science”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 8-9, 2013

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh (Oxford Travel Cultures Seminar)
contact email: 
travelculturesseminar@gmail.com

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series
University of Oxford
~4 October 2013~

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

Extended Deadline: " “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman, Co-President of English Graduate Organization, UNH
contact email: 
eef25@wildcats.unh.edu

Deadline Extended!

Please submit abstracts to UNH's English Graduate Organization's Biennial Conference: “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

The Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
actc@iafor.org

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Technology in the Classroom, from April 25-28 2013, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

CONFERENCE THEME: "The Impact of Innovation: Technology and You"

The Third Asian Conference on Language Learning 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
acll@iafor.org

The Third Annual Asian Conference on Language Learning from April 25-28 2013, at the Ramada Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

http://acll.iafor.org/

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

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