11.0308 Computer-Mediated Communication

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 08:47:54 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 308.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 29 Sep 1997 16:18:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@parallel.park.uga.edu>
Subject: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication

>> From: nicole ellison <nellison@scf.usc.edu>

A new issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
(JCMC) is ready! Please check it out at one of the following sites:



Part 1 of a Special Issue on "Virtual Environments"

Edited by:

Frank Biocca,
M.I.N.D. Laboratory
Department of Telecommunication
Michigan State University

Wendy Robinson
Department of Religion
Duke University and
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

In this Issue:

"Bridging the Gulfs: From Hypertext to Cyberspace" by Thierry Bardini
(Universite de Montreal)

"The Cyborg's Dilemma: Progressive Embodiment in Virtual Environments" by
Frank Biocca (Media Interface and Network Design [M.I.N.D.] Lab, Michigan
State University)

"At the Heart of It All: The Concept of Telepresence" by Matthew Lombard
and Teresa Bolmarcich Ditton (Departments of Broadcasting and Mass Media
and Communication, Temple University)

"Telepresence via Television: Two Dimensions of Telepresence May Have
Different Connections to Memory and Persuasion" by Taeyong Kim
(Department of Communication, Appalachian State University) and Frank
Biocca (Media Interface and Network Design [M.I.N.D.] Lab, Michigan State

"Virtual Reality: An Empirical-Metaphysical Testbed" by Rita Lauria
(School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill)

This issue includes several new interactive features, including a readers'
poll, a dynamically updatable online CMC resource list to which readers
may submit URLs, a new threaded message board, and a CMC newsletter
edited by Fay Sudweeks, Key Centre of Design Computing, University of
Sydney. There is a new Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Online

JCMC is currently experimenting with banner advertising for selected
types of CMC-related products and services (graduate programs, books
from academic presses, conferences, etc.) and will offer free banner
ads to our subscribers for a limited period. Advertisers will be
able to monitor the progress of their ads online, including exposures
and click-thru rates. Online signup is here:

JCMC is a joint project of the Annenberg School for Communication,
University of Southern California, and the School of Business
Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The Editors
are Margaret McLaughlin (mmclaugh@usc.edu) and Sheizaf Rafaeli


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