SAVE the DATE and CFP: Mediating Public Spheres: Genealogies of Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Age

SAVE the DATE and CFP: Mediating Public Spheres:
Genealogies of Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Age

April 4-6, 2013

Locations include Amherst College, Hamsphire College, and Mount Holyoke
College

Confirmed keynote speakers include Lisa Nakamura, Susan Squier, Alex
Juhasz, Anna Balsamo, and Jackie Stacey, among others.

  • Who constitutes public spheres in the digital age?
  • How does academic research in the (re)emerging fields intersect with debates about access and applicability in public spaces?
  • Who participates in the transmission of knowledge and cultural production? To what end?
  • What are the implications of delivering knowledge from one generation of the digital divide to the other?
  • What are the effects of virtual means of transmission on the materiality
    of lives?
  • What are the pivotal means to incorporate digital media in feminist scholarship and practice?

We welcome submissions that address these and related questions pertaining
to the focus of the symposium. We seek one-page abstracts describing your 20-minute
presentation for participation on one of four panels. We can accommodate 12
presentations in total for the panels, but will also include networking
and work in progress sessions for all projects submitted.  Joint submissions are welcome.

Please submit your proposal no later than Dec. 15, 2012 to
kremmler@mtholyoke.edu.
We will provide a small honorarium to those presenting on the panels.

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