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UPDATE: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/18/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
gniu

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline MARCH
18, 2006 (extended from March 15, 2006).

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to:

CFP: Gender and Interaction: Real and Virtual Women in a Male World (Italy) (3/19/06; 5/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:28pm
Brahnam

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                          CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
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"Gender and Interaction: Real and Virtual women in a male world"
1 day workshop at AVI 2006
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Date: 23 May 2006
Location: Venice, Italy
Submission Deadline: 19 March 2006 - Extended deadline
 
Web-site: http://www.informatics.manchester.ac.uk/~antonella/gender/
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CFP: Composition and Copyright (8/10/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Call for Paper Proposals: Composition & Copyright (Edited Collection)
 
Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.
 
We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examines the relationship between copyright law and the activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless of the particular activity or combination of activities under discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as well as computer code.
 

CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:17pm
Skaff, Sheila

CFP: Media Exhibition (4/15/06, M/MLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)
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"Media Exhibition" at the Midwest Modern Language Association Convention =
in Chicago, Illinois, November 9-12, 2006

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This panel seeks to examine all aspects of language use in media =
exhibition. Papers that deal with media exhibition in bilingual =
communities, language in media history and high-low culture are =
particularly welcome; however, submissions on all topics pertaining to =
the exhibition of cinema, video and multimedia in the public and private =
spheres are welcome.=20

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Please send abstracts by April 15 to Sheila Skaff at sskaff_at_utep.edu.

CFP: Hostile Takeovers. On Violence and Media (Germany) (5/31/06; 7/23/06-8/5/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Performedia

Announcing

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IPP PERFORMANCE AND MEDIA STUDIES 3rd Summer School

"HOSTILE TAKEOVERS - ON VIOLENCE AND MEDIA"

Johannes-Gutenberg Universit=E4t Mainz, 23 July to 5 August 2006

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Proposals are invited for the 3rd IPP-Summer School "Hostile Takeovers - =
On Violence and Media, held at Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, =
Germany, 23 July to 5 August 2006.=20

CFP: "Post"-Literature: Literacy, Technology, and Pop/ Literary Cultures (5/15/06; 10/20/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
CODY B REIS

The Peter Straub Symposium on Literature and Culture at the University
of Wisconsin-Madison: "Post"-Literature: Literacy, Technology, and
Culture

 

We are pleased to announce our annual symposium with keynote speaker

Carl Freedman.

 

We have been poststructuralist, postmodern, post-Petrarchan, and
posthuman. Will we ever be post-literary?

 

The organizers of the 2006 Peter Straub Symposium on Literature and
Popular Culture at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invite papers
making readings of (and theorizing approaches to) the relationships
between literary and popular culture; our theme is "Post"-Literature:
Literacy, Technology, and Culture.

 

CFP: Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
gniu

The Asian American Literature Division of the MLA announces the following panel
and seeks papers for MLA December 27-30, 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Deadline March
15, 2006.

"Visual Culture, New Media, Asian American Studies"

Analyses and examples of intersections with television, film, digital media,
video games, Internet, art, and new media technologies. Topics may include but
are not limited to:

CFP: Material Words (3/6/06; Gender Across Borders II, 4/21/06-4/22/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Schlesinger

Call For Papers: Material Words
Accepted Panel at Gender Across Borders II: Research Subjects
Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2006
Institute for Research & Education on Women and Gender
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2006
Panel Organizer: Kyle Schlesinger ks46_at_buffalo.edu

Taking a cue from Madonna's 'Material Girl,' the 'Material Words' panel will feature papers
that explore the media and/or mediums of women's poetry and/or textual production.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Elizabeth Coker

Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: Wikis, Authority and the Public Sphere (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:29am
Amit Ray

CFP: Wikis, Authority and the Public Sphere (3/15/06; MLA '06)

Proposed MLA Special Session organized by Dr. Amit Ray (Department of =20=

Language and Literature) and Erhardt Graeff (Department of =20
Information Technology), Rochester Institute of Technology.

Please send 250-word abstract and CV by March 15th to: axrgsl_at_rit.edu

  "Wikis, Authority and the Public Sphere"

CFP: Interactivity and Kinesthetic Sense (4/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, February 18, 2006 - 3:18pm
Jason Farman

Extensions, an annual journal published through the
University of California, Los Angeles on the topics of
embodiment and technology, seeks submissions for its
forthcoming volume. This volume of the journal will
be titled: "Interactivity and Kinesthetic Sense"

CFP: Hyperrhiz Special Issue: Video Art (4/30/06; electronic journal)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:11pm
Helen J Burgess

Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures (http://www.hyperrhiz.net)

Hyperrhiz, the peer-reviewed new media satellite site of Rhizomes:
Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledges, is seeking web-based video
documentary/vlog/video art contributions for its second issue, a
special topics issue devoted to video.  Hyperrhiz affirms and extends
the mandate of Rhizomes, which is to publish peer-reviewed electronic
works based on or responding to Deleuzian analyses of culture.

All contributions will be fully refereed by an editorial board. 
Accepted contributions will be prepared for web presentation in
conjunction with the technical editors.

UPDATE: Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2006 (2/21/06; 9/27/06-9/30/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
M/C - Media and Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS - SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 21 FEBRUARY

IR 7.0: INTERNET CONVERGENCES
International and Interdisciplinary Conference of the Association of
Internet Researchers

Brisbane, Australia
28-30 September 2006

Pre-Conference Workshops: 27 September 2006

*** EXTENDED DEADLINE ***

By popular demand, we have extended the deadline for paper abstracts to 21
February - for full details, see below.

INTERNET CONVERGENCES

CFP: Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Paul Werstine

MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Call for Papers
2006 MLA Convention

The Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale in Use

We are interested in papers discussing readers' experience of this
electronic edition as a research or teaching tool. Possible topics:
comparisons with the book version; discussion of accessibility and
navigability; possible further developments. Please send 2-page abstracts
by 1 March 2006 to Paul Werstine (werstine_at_uwo.ca).

CFP: Interactivity in Literature (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
nxg42_at_case.edu

call for papers:

Abducting the Interactive
Literary Work as a Communicational Artifact

A program of the Society for Critical Exchange
to be held at 48th Annual M/MLA Convention
November 9-12, 2006, Chicago, IL

CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama (ongoing; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:44pm
Brian David Phillips

Journal of Interactive Drama

A Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of
Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama
Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games

Call for Papers

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CFP: Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
steele_at_TCNJ.EDU

Call for Papers
MLA 2006 Convention, Philadelphia
Lexicography Discussion Group

Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users

Increasingly, dictionaries appear in multiple forms, printed and
web-based, that elicit different responses from their readers. Papers
addressing the changes in the needs and expectations of dictionary users
and the differing requirements of multiple media welcome.

Abstracts due by March 15, 2006 to Felicia Jean Steele (steele_at_tcnj.edu).
Newcomers to the Modern Language Association welcome, although all
participants in convention sessions must be MLA members by 7 April 2006.

CFP: Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/28/06-10/30/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Thomas Nelson

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages
South Central Modern Language Association Annual Convention
October 28-30, 2006
Fort Worth, TX

The 2006 SCMLA Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages
session welcomes submissions on any aspect of computer-assisted
instruction, humanities computing, electronic literacy, or related
topic. Please send papers or 500-word abstract to session chair Tom
Nelson at <tjnelson_at_mail.utexas.edu>.

Submissions due March 15. Notification of acceptance will be made by
April 7; participants must be members of SCMLA by May 15, 2006.

UPDATE: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (2/1/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:42pm
Ruta Veteryte

Deadline extended:

LAST CALL FOR PAPERS
 Dear Colleague,

We have a great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the fourth
international conference

 LANGUAGE, CULTURE and TECHNOLOGIES

at Kaunas University of Technology (http://www.ktu.lt/en/)

 Kaunas, LITHUANIA

 19-21 May, 2006

 We invite teachers, scholars and postgraduate students to participate and
to contribute papers to the fourth international conference hosted by Kaunas
University of Technology, Lithuania.

UPDATE: 2006 Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric (2/11/06; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
CHRISTOPHER GUNDERSON

Students and Faculty:

I am writing to remind everyone of the upcoming Pacific Rim Conference
on Literature and Rhetoric in Anchorage, Alaska, which is fast
approaching: Feb. 23-25. The original deadline for submission of
12.15.05 has been extended to 02.11.06; as such, I am still accepting
submissions from students and faculty interested in presenting.

Addressing this year's conference are Dr. Cynthia Selfe, Humanities
Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, and Dr. Patti
White, Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of
Alabama.

CFP: Pedagogical Frontiers of the Cyberspace (1/30/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm
Chatha,Dilijt

Pedagogical Frontiers of the Cyberspace

Creative use of virtual spaces and issues related to electronic =
creation, routing, and submission of course work. Specific details about =
the necessary hardware and software and the strategies of aligning =
pedagogy with course goals. Abstracts required by January 30th, 2006 to: =
Diljit K.Chatha,Dept. of Languages & Communications, Prairie View A&M =
Univ., Prairie View, TX 77446; Email: dkchatha_at_pvamu.edu

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Diljit K. Chatha, Ph.D.
Professor of English
Prairie View A&M University
936/857-2354

UPDATE: Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (1/28/06; MCLLM, 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
MCLLM

Additional CFP's are solicited concerning Family Systems Theory for a
special track at MCLLM on March 31 - April 1, 2006.

Registrations are available at
http://registeruo.niu.edu/iebms/coe/coe_p2_details.aspx?eventid=7757&cc=COE&oc=40

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
is hosting its annual graduate student conference on March 31 and
April 1, 2006. The conference will be held at Northern Illinois
University in DeKalb, Illinois. First-time conference presenters are
encouraged to apply!

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