CFP: Material Electronic Text

Material Electronic Text, a MLA panel sponsored by the Association for Computers in the Humanities, seeks papers that re-consider the materiality of the electronic text in various ways. Possible topics include but are not limited to:

  • electronic archives
  • archiving electronics
  • digital representation of textual artifacts
  • textual representation of digital artifacts
  • materialities specific to digital texts
  • access to and preservation of electronic texts
  • data formats and obsolescence

Discussion of particular projects is welcome, as are papers proposing a more theoretical or historical focus. Please send 200 word abstracts (in the body of an email) by March 15, 2004 to Aimée Morrison at aimee.morrison at ualberta dot ca.