18.623 Humanities and Technology conference; Russian cultural identity workshop

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 07:22:17 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 623.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

   [1] From: "Wayne Hanewicz" <HANEWIWA_at_uvsc.edu> (44)
         Subject: Call for Papers: 2005 Humanities and Technology

   [2] From: Henrike Schmidt <henrike.schmidt_at_ruhr-uni- (29)
         Subject: Workshop Russian-cyberspace.org - Cultural identity
                 performances on the Russian Internet

         Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2005 07:15:15 +0000
         From: "Wayne Hanewicz" <HANEWIWA_at_uvsc.edu>
         Subject: Call for Papers: 2005 Humanities and Technology Conference


The 2005 Humanities and Technology Conference will be held at the
Snowbird Resort (an absolutely beautiful area in the mountains), Salt
Lake City, Utah, October 6,7, and 8. The Theme of the Conference is "A
Dislogue on Technology and Human Life: Finding Meaning and Cultivating
Humanity in a 21st Century Technologcial World." The Conference is
presented by Utah State University's Departments of Technology
Management, Philosophy and Humanities, and the Center for the Study of
Ethics. We are soliciting abstracts on the following areas:

The Human Dimensions and Implications of Artificial Intelligence and
The Relevance and Meaning of Quantum Physical Concepts and Phenomena
Digital Identity and the Information Society
The Computer's Impact on Art, Music and Performance
How Technology Alters Our Understanding of Ourselves
The Future of Spirituality in the Information Age
The Link Between Science and Technology
Gender and Technology
The Changing Role of the Arts and Humanities in a Technological
The Nature of a "Good Education" in the 21st Century
Transgenic Art
The Role of Technology in Creating and Sustaining Global Justice and
The Translation and Communication of Scientific and Technological
The Notion of "Progress"
Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and the Notion of "Self"

We will be organized in small discussion groups to support genuine
dialogue among participants. We will also include a special section for
student papers.

Submit abstracts (no more than 300 words) no later than April 30, 2005
to HTA_at_UVSC.EDU. Final selected papers due July 1, 2005. Send
questions to Dr. Wayne B. Hanewicz, Conference Coordinator, at
hanewiwa_at_uvsc.edu. A full Conference Announcement will be published
by April 1, 2005.

Judging from our e-discussions, it seems to me that several of you have
an interest in examining these questions. I hope that you will consider
attending this event. It is one of the few such events that will create
an evironment for serious conversation and dialogue among small groups
of knowledgeable and seriously interested people.

Dr. Wayne B. Hanewicz
Conference Coordinator

         Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2005 07:16:52 +0000
         From: Henrike Schmidt <henrike.schmidt_at_ruhr-uni-bochum.de>
         Subject: Workshop Russian-cyberspace.org - Cultural identity
performances on the Russian Internet

Dear colleagues,

we are organizing a workshop Russian-cyberspace.org - Cultural identity
performances on the Russian Internet in Bochum (Germany) on March, 22th. We
will be glad if anyone of you is interested to participate. For the
programme please visit our website:

Papers and presentations of the workshop participants will be published on
the website at the beginning of April.

Best regards

Henrike Schmidt

Dr. Henrike Schmidt
Lotman-Institut fuer russische und sowjetische Kultur
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum
GB 8 / 152
Universitaetsstrasse 150
44780 Bochum
Tel.: + 49 - (0)234 - 32 23 371
Tel.: + 49 - (0)40 - 481856

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