Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth 2004 is a festival of electronic and biological art that examines the theme of ‘Difference’ and dynamic change in the fields of Sound, Biology, Networks, Perception and Technology.
Join Flash artist and writer Jason Nelson for an electronic literature reading. The reading will be held October 30th at the University of Maryland, College Park, in McKeldin Library, Room 6107 at 7pm. Jason Nelson’s projects includes Hyperrhiz and Secret Technology, and his work has appeared in numerous print journals, online journals, and art galleries.
Sue Thomas, a novelist and Artistic Director of the trAce Online Writing Centre, will be speaking at Open Space in Victoria, BC on October 27. The talk outlines key issues which arose from Mapping the Transition from Page to Screen, a one-year research project for writers transitioning to writing online.
Hypertext 2004, the Fifteenth International ACM Hypertext Conference, is the foremost international conference on hypertext and hypermedia. It will take place August 9-13, 2004 in Santa Cruz, California. They are currently seeking submissions pertaining to hypermedia and digital libraries, software engineering and the humanities.
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.