CFP: Internet Culture (10/15/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Fife
contact email: 
lesliefife57@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: SESSIONS, PANELS, PAPERS: INTERNET CULTURE

 

NATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

2006 JOINT CONFERENCE

 

April 12 – 15, 2006

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

 

For more information on the PCA/ACA, please go to http://www.h-net.org/~pcaaca.

 

DEADLINE: OCTOBER 15, 2005

 

We are considering proposals for sessions organized around a theme, special panels, and/or individual papers. Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, ideally with four papers or speakers per standard session.

 

Some possible topics include:

 

--Music and the Internet (downloads, Ipods, etc.)

--Using the Internet in the Classroom

--Fanzines

--Fan Fiction

--Blogging

--Google the Giant and Other Search Engines

--Vice Made Easy: Internet Ethics and Censorship

--Computer Crimes: Identity Theft

--The World of Message Boards: Communities or Cliques?

 

All submissions related to the theme of Internet Culture are welcome.

 

Should you or any of your colleagues be interested in submitting a proposal or have any questions, please contact the area chair (see below).

 

Submit a one-page (150-250 word) proposal or abstract (via regular mail or e-mail) by October 15, 2005, to:

 

George Lewis

Sociology Dept.

Univ. of the Pacific

Stockton, CA 95211

209.946.2925

Fax: 209.946.2318

glewis_at_pacific.edu

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cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet