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CALL FOR PAPERS: Third Annual HASTAC Conference

The third annual HASTAC conference will be held April 19-21, 2009, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the theme "Traversing Digital Boundaries."

As the theme suggests, the gathering will focus on the exploration of new territory and in work that crosses, manipulates, or simply ignores traditional boundaries. The conference program will include presentations of research, performances, technology demonstrations, posters, panel discussions, and "virtual" participation via telepresence technology.

To participate, please submit a one-page abstract describing your work, how it traverses digital boundaries, and how you would like to present it at the conference (panel, poster, demo, dance, etc.). Submissions are due DECEMBER 17, 2008 to

Submissions will be reviewed by the planning committee and invitations to participate will be issued by JANUARY 21, 2009.

In addition to the conference program, we also will spotlight innovative submitted work on the conference website through video, blogs, and other online features.

Questions? Contact

Key dates:
Abstract submissions due: Dec. 17, 2008
Notification of participants: Jan. 21, 2009
Conference: April 19-21, 2009

HASTAC III Planning Committee
Dr. Allison Clark, co-chair
Dr. Kevin Franklin, co-chair
Safiya Noble, co-chair


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