MediaModes Graduate Student Conference at the School of Visual Arts, New York -Abstract due June 15. Conference Nov. 14, 2009

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School of Visual Arts - MFA Computer Art and MFA Art Criticism + Writing
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Call for Proposals

MediaModes Graduate Student Conference
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City

MediaModes is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference, which provides a critical forum to present current scholarship and academic research projects at the intersection of media, art, and society. Interdisciplinary by design, MediaModes is particularly interested in engaging papers that address the following issues: Media Art and Social Theory, Mediated Image Making, Popular Culture and Art Practices, Identity and Representation within the Mediated Environment, Philosophy and Media Art, Visual Culture and more. All themes pertaining to the juncture of media, theory and the visual arts will be considered.

Open to all current graduate students and those who have received a graduate degree within the last year, MediaModes is sponsored by the MFA Art Criticism & Writing and MFA Computer Art Departments at the School of Visual Arts.

Submission Requirements:
Name, School, Department Affiliation, Academic status
Phone Number, Email Address
Title of Paper (or Project)
Abstract including thesis statement and main argument. 100-150 words
Proposals should be submitted to abstracts@ by June 15, 2009

Important Dates:
Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2009
Decision Email: August 1, 2009
Paper Deadline: September 30, 2009
Planned Conference Date: Saturday, November 14, 2009, 10 AM - 6 PM