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UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: 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: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies (5/15/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:26pm
Ray Siemens

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies
Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference
Miami, 22-24 March 2007

For the past six years, the RSA program has featured a number of
sessions that document innovative ways in which computing technology is
being incorporated into the scholarly activity of our community. At the
2007 RSA meeting (Miami, 22-24 March 2007), several sessions will
continue to follow this interest across several key projects, through a
number of thematic touchstones, and in several emerging areas.

For these sessions, we seek proposals in the following general areas,
and beyond:

CFP: Poetry in the Cyber-Age (4/19/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:39pm
Jaena4_at_aol.com

MMLA '06, 11/09/06 - 11/12/06; Chicago

Call for abstracts on the relationship between poetry and the cyber-age.

Poets, professors, and lovers of poetry in general repeatedly assert that the
book as an aesthetic object has lasting value. But are we kidding ourselves?
 With a readership increasingly reliant on the computer, and a new generation
of students who have never known a time when the Internet was more than a
click away, is it only a matter of time before poetry is primarily an element of
cyberspace? Is this good or bad? With more than a hundred fonts, point
sizes, untold programs and graphic elements, how will the function of the computer
affect the actual forms of poetry?

CFP: Hyperpolis: Really Useful Media (6/15/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Deborah Levitt

> Hyperpolis 3.0: Really Useful Media
>
> Call for Papers/Proposals
>
> We know too much about media communications technologies as
> instruments of social control.
> We don't know enough about media technologies as instruments of civil
> society
> and cultural development.
> We know too much about media discourses as, on the one hand, "popular
> culture": alienated

CFP: Virtual Reality in Real Life (5/5/06; 7/24/06-7/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Alex Reid

VR_at_RL: Virtual Reality in Real Life 2006
Online Conference: July 24-28, 2006
Proposal Deadline: 200 words by May 5th

VR_at_RL seeks participants interested in investigating the intersection =20=

of rhetoric and new media. The conference seeks to provide a forum =20
for scholars working in this emerging area of inquiry, to address =20
common problems in research and teaching, and to uncover fruitful =20
points of connection. Fundamentally, the conference will address new =20
media as it exists now and as it is emerging as an embodied, material =20=

concern.

Topics might include:

CFP: [Re]Configurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology in the Urban Environment (5/12/06; dates not noted)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
HMeltzer_at_bmcc.cuny.edu

Here is the Call for Papers in Plain Text
Howard Meltzer

[Re]Configurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology in the Urban
Environment

We invite individual papers and session proposals addressing the conference
theme from all possible disciplinary angles, such as its representation in
literature, the visual arts, political essays, or scientific and
philosophical writings. We welcome submissions for poster or portfolio
presentation and musical performance as well.

In addition to the conference theme, papers on all other aspects of the
interaction of technology, science, and the humanities are welcome.

CFP: Georgia Conference on Information Literacy (4/3/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:10pm
Deborah Champion

Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
October 6-7, 2006
Savannah, GA
 
Proposals are currently being accepted for the Georgia Conference on
Information Literacy.
Proposals due no later than April 3, 2006
Submit On Line at
http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/infolitsubmit.html
What is Information Literacy?
Information literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a
need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and
effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.
The 2006 Conference on Information Literacy

CFP: Technoculture: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities (5/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:13pm
Keith Dorwick

Technoculture
A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Guest Editors:
Dr. Keith Dorwick, The University of Louisiana at
Lafayette
Dr. Kevin Moberly, North Carolina Wesleyan College

For a special issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities
(IH), guest editors Keith Dorwick and Kevin Moberly
seek papers from a broad a range of academic
disciplines that focus on issues that could be briefly
summed as "technology and society," or, perhaps,
"technologies and societies."

CFP: Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular, Projects and Fellowship (4/15/06; journal issues)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Tara McPherson

Summer 2006 Fellowship Call for Proposals
Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

The University of Southern California's Institute for Multimedia
Literacy is pleased to announce a third annual Fellowship program for
summer 2006 to foster innovative research for its digital publishing
venture, Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.

CFP: Old Text/Nu Txt: Writing for a Change (New Zealand) (5/1/06; 12/7/06-12/8/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Walpert, Bryan

Call For Papers

2006 Tertiary Writing Network Colloquium
Thursday and Friday, 7-8 December, 2006
Napier, New Zealand
The conference website may be found at http://twn.massey.ac.nz

We invite those working and teaching in the fields of academic writing,
writing across the curriculum, ESOL, creative writing, and writing
support to submit a presentation proposal related to the theme: "Old
Text / Nu Txt: Writing for a Change."

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)
=20
"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

=20

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

=20

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"

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