A two-day symposium in Durham, North Carolina reflecting on the SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee) Digital Gateway Project, a collaboration between veteran activists of the SNCC Legacy Project and Duke University where those who made the history are central to telling the story. Activists, scholars, and archivists reflect on the creation of the SNCC Digital Gateway and how SNCC’s organizing can inform struggles for self-determination, justice, and democracy today.
# Call for Participation: Third Annual Symposium on Media, Communication, and Film Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges (MCFLAC)
## June 18 & 19, 2018
## Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL
## Deadline for submissions: March 1, 2018
The Media, Communication, and Film Studies at Liberal Arts Colleges (MCFLAC) Consortium is dedicated to providing a space for faculty engaged in the scholarly and pedagogical praxis of media, communication, and film studies in the liberal arts context.
—a core program conference organized by Sarah Tindal Kareem, University of California, Los Angeles, and Davide Panagia, University of California, Los Angeles
Voces Oral History Research
Summer Institute: July 16-20, 2018
The University of Texas at Austin
This workshop is for faculty and graduate students wishing to use oral history in research. This weeklong institute will be helpful to the beginner, intermediate and advanced scholar. Instructors include scholars who have created their own oral history projects, have published widely using oral history and are leaders in oral history publishing and teaching.
Digital Defoe Journal is seeking papers for its next issue (Issue 10.1, Fall 2018). Articles that explore any area relating to Defoe and/or his contemporaries are welcome!
In addition to traditional scholarly papers, we welcome essays on fresh pedagogical approaches to the works of Defoe and his contemporaries. We also particularly encourage the submission of innovative digital and multimedia projects.
The Activist History Review invites proposals for our February issue, “Engineering Freedom: Technology, Politics, and the Death of Net Neutrality.”
“Quality and Affordability in Education”
Language in the Online and Offline World (LOOW) is a signature biennial conference conducted by the English Department of Petra Christian University. Our coming LOOW 6 conference selects the theme: The Fortitude. The objective of the conference is challenging people to have mental and emotional strength in confronting the hazards and struggles of the online and offline languages (verbal and/or visual) used in education, business communication, media, and cultural studies.
“How could Digital Humanities have evaded us, the digital natives, after two decades of immersing ourselves in not only the humanities, but also technology?” puzzled students in the Undergraduate Manifesto on Digital Humanities. (Bloomsburg U. Undergraduate “Manifesto” on Digital Humanities. n.d.). While conventional wisdom has it that millennials firmly reside in personalized digital environments (music, entertainment, relationships, communication, education), they in fact often lack critical strategies to analyze digital knowledge creation and representation.