CFP: Digitize This: Exploring/Exploiting the Rise of Digital Arts & Digital Humanities
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
November 2-3, 2012.
Instances from and reflections on the dual rise of the digital humanities and the digital arts: to include panels, workshops, and roundtables as well as the performance and presentation of literary, musical, and visual works. Proposals accepted singly or as pre-organized panels. Topics might include but are not limited to:
• Digital Humanities and Digital Arts: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How
• The History and the Future of the Digital Humanities
• The History and the Future of the Digital Arts
• The Theory and the Practice of the Digital Humanities
• The Theory and the Practice of the Digital Arts
• The Intersection Between the Digital Humanities and the Digital Arts
• Making Connections Between the Digital Humanities and Film and Media Studies
• Making Connections Between the Digital Arts and the Fine Arts
• Connecting Work by Archivists, Curators, and Librarians with Faculty and Student Work
• Curricular & Pedagogical Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Humanities
• Curricular & Pedagogical Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Arts
• Exploring the Genealogical and Geospatial Aspects of Applied Digital Humanities and Digital Arts
• Making Connections Between Data Mining and the Digital Humanities
• The Relationship Between Metaphors of Computer Science and Metaphors of Humanities and Arts
• Alternative Academic Careers in the Digital Humanities and Digital Arts
• Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity in the Digital Humanities and Arts
• Copyright and Digital Rights Management
• The Challenges of Digital Archiving
• Mass Digitization and Its Potential for Scholarship in the Humanities
Submission deadline April 1st, 2012. Please submit online at: http://goo.gl/OhLMW
Questions may be directed to jrosen[at]wpi.edu.
Julia Flanders is the Director of the Women Writers Project and the Associate Director for Textbase Development in the Scholarly Technology Group at Brown University. She also serves as the Vice President for the Association for Computers and the Humanities. She has published work in journals including Computers and the Humanities and Pedagogy, and in edited collections titled Electronic Textual Editing (MLA, 2006) and Debates in the Digital Humanities (Minnesota, 2012).
Worcester Polytechnic Institute is a highly selective private university located one hour west of Boston. WPI was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's founding motto of Theory and Practice continues to underlie our academic programs. WPI graduates emerge ready to take on critical challenges in science and technology, knowing how their work can impact society and improve the quality of life.