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CFP: Fan/tastic Visuals Panel (11/29/05; ICFA, 3/15/06-3/19/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Eden Lackner


"Fan/tastic Visuals"

Panellists are being sought for a potential session to be submitted to
the 2006 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA),
March 15-19 at the Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida. This panel will focus on fan art, photo
manipulation, video, web design, costuming, body modification, and other
visual methods of creativity/expression by speculative fiction fan

CFP: Journalism (12/7/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Leslie Fife

      CFP: Journalism Area
  2006 National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations' Joint Conference
  Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  April 12 – 15, 2006
  Submission Deadline: Dec. 7, 2005
  The Journalism area of the National PCA/ACA Conference is interested in receiving submissions/abstracts for next year's conference at the beautiful Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.
  We are interested in ANY related topics, including:
  --Katrina v. Pakistan earthquake: journalism's handling of natural disasters
  --Literary depictions of journalism
  --Political/national influences on journalism
  --Yellow journalism

CFP: Kairos in Mass Communications Panel (12/1/05; 2/24/06)

Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:43pm
Janet Johnson

CFP: Mass Communications Panel


A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Rhetoric & Kairos"

Open to faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars


The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area


Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006


UPDATE: Mediascape (1/15/06; journal issue)

Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:32pm
Erin Hill

Below please find our updated CFP. There is a new submission date, some
changes to the features section call, and a new call for our review

Erin Hill

UCLA's film, television, and digital media e-journal, Mediascape, is now
accepting submissions for the features and reviews sections of its
spring issue. This journal, a place for articles pertaining visual
culture, is peer-reviewed and published on a bi-annual table. The
deadline for submissions is January 15, 2006.


CFP: Language, Culture, and Technologies (Lithuania) (1/25/06; 5/19/06-5/21/06)

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Ruta Veteryte

Dear Colleague,

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


at Kaunas University of Technology (

Kaunas, LITHUANIA,=20

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: An End to the New? Re-assessing the Claims for New Media Writing(s) (1/30/06; journal issue)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Stewart, Gavin

CALL FOR PAPERS Vol 12. no 4.Winter 2006=20

An End to the New? Re-assessing the claims for New Media Writing(s)
Guest-edited by Simon Mills, Gavin Stewart & Sue Thomas=20

The focus of the special issue:

This special edition of Convergence marks the tenth anniversary of the
trAce Online Writing Centre, UK. To commemorate this landmark event, the
guest editors are seeking to evaluate the state-of-the-art of new media

CFP: Human Enhancement and Human Rights (1/1/06; 5/26/06-5/28/06)

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm


"Human Enhancement Technologies and Human Rights"

May 26-28, 2006

Stanford University Law School, Stanford, California

Submit proposals via e-mail by January 1, 2006 to

Sponsored by the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, the Center for
Cognitive Liberty and Ethics, and the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
Much of the criticism of enhancement technologies has focused on the
potential for increased discrimination against women, people of color,
the poor, the differently enabled, or "unenhanced" humans. Some
bioethicists have proposed a global treaty to ban enhancement
technologies as "crimes against humanity."

CFP: Computers & Writing Online 2006 (11/30/05; 2/6/06-2/28/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
Pam Brewer

Call for Proposals

Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making Knowledge on the Digital =

February 6 to 28, 2006=20

Proposals Due: 30 November 2005

We are pleased to announce Computers & Writing Online 2006: Making =
on the Digital Frontier-a conference for all educators. This conference
occurs completely online and complements the face-to-face conference =
will be held in May at Texas Tech University.

CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Megan McKinstry

>From: Stefani Engelstein <engelsteins_at_MISSOURI.EDU>
>Subject: CFP: Cyborgs Old and New (11/30/05; ACLA 3/23/06 -3/26/06)
>Call for papers for a panel at the American Comparative Literature
>Association Annual Convention.
>March 23-26, 2006 at Princeton University.
>Cyborgs Old and New

CFP: Technology, Performance and Identity (UK) (1/30/06; 4/28/06)

Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Greg Singh

Technology, Performance & Identity:
Mediation, Remediation and the Politics of Self
A multidisciplinary conference

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK
Department of Arts and Media 8th annual conference
Friday 28th April 2006

Keynote Speaker: Tanya Krzywinska
co-editor of ScreenPlay: cinema/videogames/interfaces
& co-author of Tomb Raiders and Space Invaders

UPDATE: Digital Games and Learning (10/31/05; journal issue)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 4:12am
Cathlena Martin

  CFP: Learning, Media and Technology

Guest Edited by Liam Murray and Cathlena Martin

Call for Papers: Special issue on Digital Games and Learning
Extended Deadline: October 31, 2005

Learning, Media and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal that provides
a forum for international debates on a diverse range of media used to
support formal and informal learning. Contexts for learning include:
early years education to higher education, as well as in the home, the
community and the workplace.

CFP: &lt;code&gt; HumanSystems | DigitalBodies (11/23/05; iDMAa+IMS, 4/5/06-4/8/06)

Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Ritchie, Jeff

2006 iDMAa + IMS Conference
<code> HumanSystems | DigitalBodies

Call for Papers

The International Digital Media and Arts Association and Miami University's
Center for Interactive Media Studies presents the 2006 iDMAa + IMS
Conference. The conference's theme is built around an examination of the many
codes that drive the digital media and arts world. The Conference will bring
academics, artists, and industry representatives together to help define,
refine and advance the leading edge of new media. This is the third annual
iDMAa Conference and fifth annual IMS Conference.

CFP: Computer Culture: Netporn Topics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Chaney, Joseph R.


Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on netporn topics involving issues
such as representation, community, news coverage, politics, business,
gender, the law and morality, surveillance, voyeurism, film, literature,
and art. Histories and analyses are both welcome. The conference began
as a regional meeting but is now national--even international--in scope.

For Panel Proposals:

CFP: Mediascape: Film/TV/Digital Media (11/15/05; e-journal issue)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:57pm
Davis, Cathy

We are now accepting submissions for our forthcoming Film/TV/Digital
e-journal, Mediascape. This journal is peer-edited and will be a place
articles pertaining to moving images and visual culture. It is published
on a
quarterly table. The topic is open.

Send submissions by November 15th to:

Please see our site for submission policies.

CFP: Technology and Private Music/Public Music (10/25/05; KSU CSU, 3/9/06-3/11/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Gregory Eiselein

CFP: Technology and Private Music/Public Music

I am organizing a panel on "Technology and Private Music or Public
Music" for the upcoming 15th annual Kansas State University Cultural
Studies Conference on "Privacy" next March (March 9-11, 2006, in
Manhattan, Kansas).

Possible topics include the cultural impact of the iPod and other MP3
players, the super-miniaturization of music technology, the anonymous
"trading" of music over the internet, responses to or updates of Rey
Chow's landmark essay on the Walkman, the function or signification
of loud personal music in public places—for example, "boomboxes," car
stereos, leaky headphones, cell phones that play audible songs—etc.

CFP: Computers and Philosophy (France) (11/18/05; 5/3/06-5/5/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm

We apologise for multiple copies of this CfP. Please distribute widely.

CALL FOR PAPERS quick link
COMPUTERS & PHILOSOPHY, an International Conference

Le Mans University, Laval, France, 3-5 May, 2006

Chair: C.T.A. Schmidt e-mail