Far Field: Digital Culture, Climate Change and the Poles--Panel as part of New Media Caucus at 2010 CAA Conference in Chicago

POSTED BY: Jane Marsching | Tue Jul 7th, 2009 6:27 p.m.

Call for Papers: Far Field: Digital Culture, Climate Change, and the Poles

Panel Chairs: Jane D. Marsching and Andrea Polli
Conference: CAA Chicago 2010 - NMC Affiliated Society Panel

Panel Abstract: Human understanding of the North and South Poles has been radically transformed by innovations in digital and networked technology, particularly in the last decade. The realities of the climate crisis have fueled new technologies in the fields of science, engineering, and art. This panel seeks to explore the transformation of cultural understandings of the unique position and rapidly changing environments of the North and South Poles through digital technology.

Timeline: Abstracts (max 600 words) and a brief bio due by September 15, 2009. Presenters will be notified by October 15, 2009. Final papers due January 15, 2010. Send abstracts and papers to jane@janemarschingcom & andrea@andreapollicom

Format: Presenters can propose brief lectures; media or artistic presentations or their own, or other artists’ work; or other acceptable suggestions. Detailed Panel Description PDF

CFP: Download at

Deadline: September 15, 2009
Contact: Jane Marsching at jane@janemarschingcom & Andrea Pollli at andrea@andreapollicom with questions