Seeking papers for several panels on Internet and computer culture topics for the meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, February 13-16, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Propose a paper or a panel.
Proposal submission deadline: December 2, 2012
For early consideration, submit 100-200 word abstracts and proposals for panels by 16 November 2012 to the conference electronic submission system which can be found at:
Conference hotel: Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: +1 505 842 1234
Paper topics might include (but are not limited to) those that address:
- issues of (re)presentation through computers (Web site analysis and design; rhetorical and aesthetic features),
- discourses involving computers (blogging, Twitter, social networks, viral video, live feeds),
- theories focused on the relationship between computers and culture,
- uses of computers in particular contexts and the impacts thereof (computers and pedagogy, online literary journals, political campaigning),
- the relationship between computers and cultural forces (such as news, politics, and terrorism),
- security/privacy/fraud and computers (online security issues and narratives, spam, scams, and hoaxes).
While we will consider any relevant paper, we have a preference for those that involve transferable methodological approaches. This is an interdisciplinary conference, and other conference attendees would benefit from being able to adapt your research methods to their future research.
Scholars, teachers, professionals, artists, and others interested in computer culture are encouraged to participate. Graduate students are also particularly welcome with award opportunities for best graduate papers. More information about awards can be found at
If you have any questions, contact the Computer Culture area co-chairs, Andrew Chen (email@example.com) and Joseph Chaney (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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