Call For Papers/Proposals

Re:Humanities 2013 explores various aspects of multimodal storytelling and argument. We seek undergraduates who are exploring cross-platform approaches to course projects, digital scholarship, and student collaborations.

Three stacked purple foldersKeynote Speakers:

Tara McPherson, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, University of Southern California) and Angel David Nieves, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Hamilton College)

The focus of this year’s conference will be work that engages and/or critiques narrative involving multiple platforms. This includes research that focuses on cross-platform, interdisciplinary approaches and may address but is not limited to:

  • Gaming and Narrative
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Infographics and Informatics
  • Cultural criticism through the lens of new media platforms
  • Digital forms of argumentation
  • Visual models of record & witness
  • Oral and auditory experimentations

We encourage submissions on these or related topics and invite you to contact us with any questions.

We invite submission of criticism and projects at all stages of development, with the understanding that the work will have reached a level of completion to present at the conference, April 4-5, 2013. Presenters must be undergraduates at the time the project was initiated.

Support: students selected to present will receive a small award to defray travel costs. Lodging and meals will be arranged at no cost to participants.

Submission Deadline: Friday, December 7, 2012 (Midnight GMT)

Format for Submission: all submissions must include your name, institution, and a titled description of your project (from 300-500 words). Send a .doc/.docx, .pdf or .jpg file to rehumanities@gmail.com. (We are happy to accommodate you if your submission requires a different format. In this case, please contact us before the submission via email.)

We look forward to your participation!