6.0292 Conference Announcements (2/119)

Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Tue, 13 Oct 1992 22:18:37 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0292. Tuesday, 13 Oct 1992.

(1) Date: Tue, 13 Oct 92 15:42:37 +0100 (57 lines)
From: dgc@aber.ac.uk
Subject: UK Conference on Writing & Computers

(2) Date: Tue, 13 Oct 92 18:34:21 PDT (62 lines)
From: William Winder <winder@unixg.ubc.ca>
Subject: Conference announcement

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Date: Tue, 13 Oct 92 15:42:37 +0100
From: dgc@aber.ac.uk
Subject: UK Conference on Writing & Computers


6th UK Conference on

Under the auspices of
the Computers & Writing Association and the Department of Education, UWA
University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Dyfed, Wales, UK

April 13th-15th, 1993

Conference Theme:

Conference Chair: Daniel Chandler, UWA

This annual conference on Computers and Writing attracts in particular
writing researchers (including linguists and psychologists), teachers (at
all levels), technical writers, and designers of computer-based writing
tools (including writers of all kinds). We are interested in proposals
exploring one or more of the following themes:

writers' composing styles and strategies
collaborative writing and the computer
writers' experiences of the computer
computers and literacy
design of computer-based writing tools
educational applications of desk-top publishing

Proposals: Send 3 copies of a two-page (double-spaced) abstract for a
formal (refereed) paper or informal session (don't send disks). Include (on
an attached sheet): title of paper; name(s); affiliation(s); address(es);
telephone number(s); e-mail address(es); category (refereed paper/informal
session). Also include audiovisual needs. Those wishing to have their
papers considered for published proceedings should bring full versions to
the conference as hardcopy and on disk.

Deadlines: UK and all e-mail proposals must be postmarked by December 1st,
1992 (overseas postal proposals by November 15th). Notification of
acceptance will be mailed by January 1993.

Mail proposals to:
Daniel Chandler
Computers & Writing 6
Old College
King Street
Dyfed SY23 2AX, Wales, UK

E-Mail: compwrit@uk.ac.aberystwyth
[address in lower-case only]
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Date: Tue, 13 Oct 92 18:34:21 PDT
From: William Winder <winder@unixg.ubc.ca>
Subject: Conference announcement

Forwarded message from Nancy_Frelick@MTSG.UBC.CA

Call for papers for the


University of British Columbia (Vancouver, B.C) 25-27 March 1993

Conference topic: "The Reader, the Subject, and the Self in Early Modern Europe

Plenary Speakers:

Brian Stock -- "On Readers and the Problem of Reading in the Early

Eva Kushner __ "The Emergence of the Paradoxical Self"

David Harris Sacks -- "Articulations of the Self in Late Elizabethan England:
The Aristocrat, the Pauper and the 'Middling Sort'"

Papers are invited on all aspects of the culture of early modern
Europe, c. 1300 -1700. Submissions relevant to the theme of "The
Reader, the Subject and the Self" will be eligible for consideration
by the editors of a special issue of _Studies in Medieval and
Renaissance History_.

Completed papers, no longer than 10 pages or 20 minutes' reading time,
accompanied by an abstract of 200-300 words and details of any
audio-visual needs, should reach the organizers by 8 January 1993.

Acceptances will be made in early February.

Address papers and inquiries to the following:

Mark Vessey
Department of English, UBC
397-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
(604) 822-4095

Nancy Frelick
Department of French, UBC
797-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
(604) 822-4031
e-mail: userfrel@mtsg.ubc.ca

Daniela Boccassini
Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, UBC
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
(604) 822-4436