CFP: [Computing-Internet] From Folksonomies to Facebook: All Things Web 2.0

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Moran
contact email: 
mem96@georgetown.edu

Web 2.0 (formerly Blogs & Wikis)
MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
October 3-5, 2008
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, Ohio

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2008

GENERAL CALL FOR PAPERS ON WEB 2.0
The Midwest Popular Culture Association / Midwest American Culture
Association seeks papers on any aspect of collaborative online
technologies such as blogs, wikis, social networking software, tagging
and folksonomies.

Possible topics include:
*What is Web 2.0?
*Issues of authority in Web 2.0
*Bottom-up technologies in top-down institutions
*Social networking on Facebook and MySpace
*YouTube, Flickr, Google Images, and the new visual vocabulary
*Lowerarchies: tagging and folksonomies
*Wikiquette
*WikiFolk or Fauna
*Prosumption: collapse of production/consumption in Web 2.0

Please send a brief abstract (250 words) and a note about your field
and institutional affiliation by April 30, 2008. Email submissions
and inquiries to Molly at this address: <mem96_at_georgetown.edu>

For more information on the conference, see
http://www.mpcaaca.org/conference

Molly Moran
Graduate student, Program in Communication, Culture, and Technology,
Georgetown University
Senior New Media Advisor, U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC
mem96_at_georgetown.edu
moranme_at_state.gov
202.663.0244

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cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet