2016 Critical Code Studies Working Group

2016 Critical Code Studies Working Group
Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 5:00pm

CFP 2016 Critical Code Studies Working Group (Jan 2, Jan 11-Feb 7)
Critical Code Studies Working Group 2016
Jan 11 t0 Feb 7, 2016

Announcing the 4th biannual Critical Code Studies Working Group, Jan 11-Feb 7, online. CCSWG is the major online think tank for Critical Code Studies, a hub of dialogue and collaborative inquiry that generates major thrust in the reading of code.  The threads from the first were published in electronic book review, as will the threads from the subsequent CCSWGs.  Past discussions have led to books (10 PRINT), essays, and conference panels. Join us for explorations for the intersections of computer source code and the humanities.

Major Topics:
Annette Vee, Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell, Chris Lindgren: Code Literacy
James Brown, Jr. and Kevin Brock: The Politics and Ethics of Code
David M. Berry: Reading ELIZA

Coordinated by Jeremy Douglass and Mark C. Marino with Viola Lasmana and Ashley Champagne

To apply to join the working group, please send an application to markcmarino at gmail by Jan 2, including:

Institutional Affiliation:
Past work or study related to Critical Code Studies
(Recommended) Proposed Code Critique thread or related discussion
Brief Bio

A “code critique” is a segment of code (or entire program) you wish to offer for discussion by the working group.  You can see examples of code critiques in these HASTAC threads.

Notice of acceptance will be given by Jan 5. Send applications to markcmarino at g- mail dot com.

CCSWG is sponsored by the Humanities and Critical Code Studies (HaCCS) Lab at the University of Southern California. http://haccslab.com  Twitter: @haccs


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