UPDATE: Postcolonialism and Digital Culture (9/1/04; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Nixon
contact email: 
nicolajn@rabbit.com.au

Please update the CFP with the following

Call for Papers: Special Issue on

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Postcolonialism and Digital Culture

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Postcolonial studies is heavily affected by processes of globalisation. =
Among these trends is the spread of networked computing and digital =
culture, from email and websites, from Usenet to massively multiple =
online games and digital art, from net news journals to blogs. Digital =
culture also affects the world labour market as workers around the globe =
are recruited into high technology jobs as diverse as assembly line =
production of computers, 'homeworked' programming of software and call =
centers where workers are taught the rudiments of foreign (mostly =
American) cultures to enable telephone support for products and =
services. New media, in short, are now global.=20

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This special issue inquires into the consequences of such phenomena for =
the postcolonial condition.

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Date for submissions: 1 September 2004

Please mark submissions for the attention of Mark Poster

Submission guidelines can be found on the website below

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Postcolonial Studies
The Institute of Postcolonial Studies
78-80 Curzon St
North Melbourne VIC 3051 AUSTRALIA
Email: pcs_at_netspace.net.au
Web: http://www.ipcs.org.au/

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cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet