The Association for Computers and the Humanities is seeking papers for the 2004 Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference, to be held December 27-30 in Philadelphia. In particular, ACH is seeking papers from editors, project teams, and electronic publishers about the issue of long-term preservation. Please submit a one-page abstract by March 1, 2004 to David Gants.
The early submission deadline for full papers for Hypertext 2004 is February 4, 2004. The conference invites submissions about all aspects of hypertext and hypermedia, including adaptive hypermedia, literary hypertext, systems and structures, Spatial hypertext, and ubiquitous hypermedia.
trAce is proud to announce the New Media Article Writing Competition. The competition has four categories: Review, Opinion, Process, and Special Editor’s Choice for the entry that best challenges the aesthetics of new media writing. The deadline for entries is April 30.
The Social Science Research Council is pleased to announce a 2004 summer awards competition to support research on digital cultural institutions. The project will offer up to 10 awards of $5,000 to fund research over the summer. The fellowship competition is open to advanced graduate and professional-degree students in any field, and to post-doctoral and practitioner candidates within 7 years of their terminal degree. For further information about the fellowship program, please contact dcip at ssrc dot org.
Caterina Davinio is curator for an experimental project that consists of a visual poetry exhibition, a new media poetry exhibition, and a video & performance event related with net-art project Gates. If you are interested in submitting Visual poetry, graphics, or unique pieces and objects, email davinio at tin dot it. The deadline is February 28.
The 2004 Museum Computer Network (MCN) Conference will take place November 10 – 13 in Minneapolis, and the theme is Great Technology for Collections, Confluence and Community. The Program Committee is seeking presentations that focus on: Collaboration & Confluence Management, Collection Information Management Membership, Cyber Communities Multimedia & Streaming Technologies, Digital Rights Management Preservation, Exhibition Technologies Point of Sale & eCommerce, Imaging Technologies Research & Evaluation, or Intellectual Property Standards & Interoperability. Proposals are due February 6.
The LA Freewaves 9th Celebration of Experimental Media Arts is a month-long showcase that will present experimental media art from around the globe in downtown Los Angeles venues in November 2004. Works may also appear on television and the Internet. LA Freewaves is accepting media art works such as experimental film, CD-ROMs, DVDs, websites, multimedia, community media activites, and more.
The 7th Workshop on Space and the Arts, themed “Science, Technology and the Arts,” will take place May 18-21 at the European Space Research and Technology Centre in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The workshop will create an environment where artists and space scientists can debate, exchange ideas, and create new partnerships. They are seeking papers on a wide range of topics relating to space and art.
Women in Action, a magazine that covers many issues affecting women internationally, particularly in the Global South, is seeking articles related to “Corporatised Media and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) structures and systems.” For more information, contact Irene R. Chia (irene at isiswomen dot org).
The Digit World Contest is a national and international competition between Internet sites dedicated to the conservation and exhibition of cultural and artistic heritage.