The (Digital) Lives of Cities (M/MLA, Detroit, Nov. 13-16, 2014)

The DH section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting paper abstracts for its upcoming conference, to be held November 13-16, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. Possible topics include:

  • Historical approaches to mapping and visualization
  • Absence, silence, and (in)visibility in maps
  • Mapping difference—class, race, gender, and accessibility
  • Critical visual literacies
  • Remediations and reconceptualizations of space
  • Mobile technologies and city life (e.g. augmented reality, geotagging, location-based Social media platforms)
  • Political and disciplinary dimensions of mapping technologies
  • Pedagogical purposes of community/city mapping projects
  • Endangered and indigenous languages

Send 250-word abstracts by May 31st to both Josh Honn (joshhonn at gmail) and Rachael Sullivan (sullivanrachael at gmail).


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