CFP: [Medieval] Digitizing the Senses, a panel for the ACMRS conference, Tempe, AZ

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Brent Nelson
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CFP: Digitizing the Senses, a panel for the Arizona Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies conference in Tempe, AZ, 12-14 February 2009

While digital media have enabled new and innovative access to medieval and
Renaissance texts, these same media hold perhaps even more potential for
investigating and representing the material cultures of these periods. This
panel of papers will build on recent scholarship on materiality by bringing
together innovative research on the theory and praxis of digitizing
medieval and Renaissance material culture. especially as it relates to the
senses. Topics may address theory and/or practice in the application of
digital technology to the study of material culture, including but not
limited to art, architecture, cartography, the anatomical and cultural
body, collections, antiquarianism and early archeology, dramaturgy, arts
and crafts, printed and manuscript materials. Accepted papers may also be
considered for a collection of essays on "Digitizing Medieval and Early
Modern Material Culture" to be edited by Brent Nelson (University of
Saskatchewan) and Melissa Terras (University College London) for the New
Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies series edited by Ray
Siemens and Bill Bowen.

Please submit title, brief abstract, and statement of affiliation to by October 14, 2008.

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