Incubation3, the 3rd trAce International Symposium on Writing and the Internet, seeks to provide ideas, motivation, information, and discussion for the new media writing community. Speakers include Mark Amerika, Paul Brown, Alan Sondheim, Tim Wright, Talan Memmott, Kate Pullinger, and Stefan Schemat. To submit a proposal, visit http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/incubation. The deadline for proposals is December 1, 2003.
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
The 13th Annual Cultural Studies Conference, based on the theme “Sex and the Body Politic,” will feature keynote speakers Elizabeth Grosz, Carl Phillips, and Donald Hall. The Cultural Studies Conference will discuss sexuality and society, and it will examine sexual identity as a function of politics, economy, and society. The conference takes place March 4-6, 2004 at Kansas State University.
The UCLA Library and Information Science Alumni Association’s second annual Fall Colloquium, to be held October 23, features Dr. Leah Lievrouw speaking about how the Internet is used for political and artistic protest against the status quo.
The annual conference for the Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility will feature presentations by practitioners in the field of technology and discuss how broadband access impacts social change, cultural diversity, and community goals. The conference takes place October 25 in Seattle, WA.
SIGGRAPH 2004, the 31st annual international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, is seeking a variety of submissions to be presented at the conference.
The Museum Computer Network‘s 31st annual conference will take place November 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. MCN2003 includes workshops and discussions about how technology affects museums and cultural heritage.
Visit FILE to view selected works, text, and images regarding the FILE Electronic Language International Festival.
The Graphite 2004 Conference, to be held 15-18 June 2004, will bring together different technologies and allow participants to share ideas about computer graphics and interactivity. They are seeking submissions that demonstrate innovative research/applications and related artistic work.
The [R]-[R]-[F] Festival, created by Agricola de Cologne, is a participant in Interactiva ’03 – Biennale for New Media Art. Interactiva ’03, an international biennial that showcases new media works and conducts workshops and conferences, runs until September 28 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Merida in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.
The upcoming trAce/ELO Forum live Chat, titled “Setting the Scene: The Message in New Media,” will take place on Sunday, August 17. The chat is held in association with the 7th New Media Writers’ Workshop, and it will be at the trAce chatroom.