Hybrid Vigor

The Beall Center for Art and Technology at UC Irvine presents Hybrid Vigor, an open lab, exhibition, and performance group show. Hybrid Vigor will feature original works by students in the Arts Computation Engineering (ACE) graduate program, as well as selected new media and interdisciplinary arts initiatives across campus. The opening reception will be held June 3 from 6 to 9pm, and the exhibition will last June 4-19.

Hay Literature Festival

The next stop on Tim Wright’s Roadshow Tour is the Hay Literature Festival on Saturday 5th June at 9:30am. He’ll take part in a panel discussion, sponsored by the Orange Prize for Fiction, with Kate Mosse, the creator of Orange Labyrinth, the online writing community, and Emily Angle, editor of the BBC Get Writing website. They will discuss online publication, interactivity and multi-media narrative. Tickets for the event cost £5.00 and can be purchased online at the website. You may also listen to the ‘hay radio: listen live’ webcast online.

CFP: Fibreculture Journal

The Fibreculture Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that explores the issues and ideas regarding internet theory, criticism, research, and wider social formations. Papers are invited for the “Contagion and the Diseases of Information” Issue of the Fibreculture Journal, to be published in the first half of 2005.

CFP: Concentric

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies is inviting submissions for its forthcoming issues. Submissions may come from both Taiwan and the international community addressing the special topics of “Flows” or “Literature in the Age of Cultural Studies and Globalization.” Articles on any aspects of literature and culture are also welcome. If interested, Concentric can be contacted at concentric at deps dot ntnu dot edu dot tw or addressed to Concentric Editor, the Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, 162 Hoping East Road, Section 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C.

CFP: Postcolonial Studies

The Postcolonial Studies Special Issue on “Digital Culture” is seeking papers addressing the spread of networked computing and digital culture (such as email, websites, blogs, digital art, and online games) and its consequences on the postcolonial condition. The deadline for submissions is October 30, 2004.

Call for Works: TeknoKultura

Volume 4 of TeknoKultura, online journal of the university of Puerto Ricos Social Sciences Faculty (Rio Piedras Campus), announces its opening for contributions to evaluate articles and electronic art related to the integration of technology in our daily lives. Book and website reviews, literary work, and cartoons associated to these themes will also be evaluated. The call for contributions will be open from April 2004 – April 2005. For more information, please contact Heidi J. Figueroa Sarriera by email hfiguero at coqui dot net.

Call for Articles: Archival Science

Archival Science, the International Journal on Recorded Information, is seeking articles the long-term preservation of digital data and documents from the academic world. The articles will appear in a special issue of the journal, which is scheduled to be published in mid-2005. Authors are invited to submit a proposal in the form of an abstract before July 1, 2004. Please email Heiko Tjalsma at heiko.tjalsma at niwi dot knaw dot nl for more information or see the full call for articles.

Hypertext ’04: Submissions Deadline

The ACM Hypertext ’04 final deadline for short paper and poster submissions is May 28, 2004. The online submission software is now ready for your submission. Hypertext ’04 is a conference that will bring together researchers, scholars, and practitioners who share an interest in innovative textual and multimedia information spaces, with emphasis on augmenting human capabilities via linking, structure, authoring, annotation and interaction. The conference will be held August 9-13 at UC Santa Cruz.