>THE SEVENTH ANNUAL
>Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing (GPACW) Conference
>APRIL 23 =96 25, 2004
>NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
>FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA
>CROSSING BORDERS, B(L)ENDING BOUNDARIES
>We invite papers and panel proposals on the ways in which computers and=20=
>writing are moving out of composition courses and into all aspects of=20
>the curriculum, all facets of research.
>Submissions must be received by January 16, 2004.
>Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
>* Historical analyses of computers and writing, with local or=20
>* Analyses of genres that are being remediated, blended, and bent.
>* =46rom textual to visual to multimodal: the blended writing spaces of=20=
>the 21st century.
>* Regional, national, international, global collaborations: projects=20
>* ECAC: Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum.
>* Interdisciplinary in the electronic age: directions, restrictions,=20
>* Auto/bio/graphical representations: the end(s) of personal boundaries.
>* Public space and private space: borders crossed, boundaries policed.
>* Electronic publishing: moving into new territories.
>* Alt.style: expanding the boundaries of published research.
>While we are particularly interested in proposals that address the=20
>conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of computers and=20
>writing, including the roles of computers and writing in composition=20
>courses, will be considered.
>Individual presenters should submit a 250-word abstract; include your=20
>name, complete mailing address, and e-mail address. Proposals for=20
>panels must include an abstract for each presenter, as well as names,=20
>addresses and e-mail addresses of all participants. Abstracts=20
>submitted as e-mail attachments in Word are preferred but hard copies=20
>will also be accepted.
>Richard Grusin is best know in the computers and writing circles for=20
>his work on the historical, cultural, and aesthetic aspects of=20
>technologies of visual representation. With Jay David Bolter he is the=20=
>author of Remediation: Understanding New Media (MIT, 1999), which=20
>sketches out a genealogy of new media, beginning with the contradictory=20=
>visual logics underlying contemporary digital media. Grusin's latest=20
>book, Culture, Technology, and the Creation of America's National Parks=20=
>(Cambridge, 2003), focuses on the problematics of visual representation=20=
>involved in the founding of America's national parks. The talk which=20
>he will deliver at the "Crossing Borders, B(l)ending Boundaries,"=20
>conference is part of his current book project on the relations among=20
>film, televison, and digital media at the beginning of the twenty-first=20=
>Address all submissions or inquires to or snail mail: Department of=20
>English, North Dakota State University, Fargo ND 58105.
>Visit http://www.ndsu.edu/RRCWL for more information about the Great=20
>Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing and the companion conference,=20=
>Red River Conference on World Literature.
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