TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA, AND CULTURE IN THE SPACE BETWEEN 1914-1945
Submissions are invited for the seventh Annual Conference of The Space Between: Culture and Literature 1914-1945 at McGill University, May 27-29 2005.
This interdisciplinary conference will explore the manifestations, effects, and representations of the new technologies OF THE 1914-1945 period. Considering this distinct period will offer crucial perspectives and insights on the significance of visual and auditory technologies, designed and built technologies, technologies of the body, of flight, speed and simultaneity, technologies of production and of social engineering.
We are particularly interested in exploring the cultural relationships that emerge as the roles of the media and technology shape each other in our Space Between.
Possible topics include, but should not be limited to:
Textuality and technology
Cultural responses to mass media
Extensions and mediations of the body
Technology and economies
Technology/media and psychology
War, weaponry, and art
Technology/media and constructions of nation, gender, and class
Technology/media and democracy, fascism, and communism
Resistance through and/or to media and technology
Please send 300 word abstracts or 10 double spaced papers by Jan. 15, 2005 to either of the e-mail addresses shown below.
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