Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 3.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Sun, 07 May 2000 19:48:39 +0100
Subject: 2000 Humanities and Arts higher education Network Conference
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Conference announcement and call for papers
Subject Knowledges and Professional Practice in the Arts and Humanities
The Humanities and Arts higher education Network's 6th annual conference
will be held on the 7th October, 2000 at the Open University, Milton Keynes.
In the context of the technologically-driven 'information revolution' what
we mean by Subject Knowledge is being questioned and re-assessed - for
example, through the QAA's Subject Benchmarking activities and the new ESRC
research programme 'The evolution of knowledge: interaction of research and
The conference will debate the question: is contemporary Professional
Practice - with its emphasis on delivery of learning outcomes and
information, on skills acquisition, etc., across all academic disciplines -
at odds with traditional conceptions of subject knowledges in the arts and
humanities, how and why they are taught and learned?
Presentations in response to this question are sought, with respect to any
of the arts and humanities disciplines. Participatory sessions, in which
conference delegates are directly involved, are particularly welcome.
Deadline for outline proposals: Friday July 14th.
The attendance fee will be 40, with a concessionary rate of 25 for members
of the Humanities and Arts higher education Network (HAN) and full-time
For more information about submitting a proposal, joining HAN (membership is
free) or attending the conference, please contact Kelvin Lack
(firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the HAN web site at
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Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
Email: email@example.com Telephone: (01908) 653488
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