2010 Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST in Madrid, Spain
Location: Spain
Call for Papers Deadline: 2009-11-15
Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST
Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology
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Place: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Dates: June 23-25, 2010

Deadline for proposal submissions: November 15, 2009

The 2010 conference theme is “deciphering”, with all its possible referents, including: Do we decipher digits, codes, data, words, texts, images, symbols, natural phenomena, and scientific results? How do we decipher them? By using whatever available: Logic, systematic decoding, scientific knowledge, technological sophistication or anything else?
We invite panels and individual papers on these or related topics, but will give full consideration to any proposal within AHLiST’s scope.

Possible topics and areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

1. Convergence and divergence among literature, technology and science
i) Technology/Science and Literature
ii) Cognitive Science and Literature
iii) Ideology, Science and Technology
iv) Single or Comparative Author Studies
v) Fiction, Poetry and Science Studies
vi) Digital or Hypertext Literature
vii) Computer Mediated Communication and Humanities Studies

2. Interdisciplinary links among history, science and technology
i) History and Science
ii) Historic Cartography
iii) New Technologies and Archeology
iv) Restoration and conservation
v) Archive and Library Systems on line

3. Technology, texturality, and language
i) Accessible Information Technology in Education
ii) Computational Linguistics; Computational Lexicography
iii) Paleography and Pattern Recognition
iv) Digitalization Projects and Document Image Analysis
v) Information Retrieval, Database Systems and Data integration
vi) Technology and Humanities Teaching and Research
vii) Virtual Classroom; Interactive Technology and Language Learning
viii) Integration between Computational Methods and Theories with Research in Humanities

Submission Guidelines:
Please propose individual papers or panels, and indicate whether you are willing to moderate a panel. Panels of 3-4 presentations are especially welcome.

To propose a paper or a panel, please fill out and submit the Conference COVER SHEET:


Each presentation will be limited to 15-20 minutes (about eight double-spaced pages).

If you are proposing a panel, please include the title of the panel and the names of presenters; a panel abstract of 150-250 words; a separate page with the names of presenters, their contact information (mailing address, phone number, and email) and institutional affiliation(s), the titles of their presentations; and a 250-word abstract for each paper. Panels will be one hour and fifteen minutes long.

The conference committee requests the submission of COVER SHEET as an attachment sent to:

[email protected]
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Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2009. All presenters must be members of the Association by conference time.

JHLiST (Journal of History, Literature, Science and Technology)

Only conference participants will be invited to submit an article (20-page long) for publication. The official publication of the Association is The Journal of History, Literature, Science and Technology (JHLiST), devoted to the research and investigation pertaining to the theories and practices of science, technology, medicine, history and literature. The journal explores the multidisciplinary “consilience,” the linkage of science and humanities to create insights into human endeavors. The JHLiST is a professionally produced, edited, and peer-reviewed academic journal.

Song No, PhD
Director of The 2010 Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST
[email protected]
[email protected]

More information about the 2010 Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST: http://www.nebrija.es/~cmalagon/Mmedis/CFP.html

Song No, PhD
Director of The 2010 Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST
[email protected]
[email protected]
More information about the 2010 Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST:

Co-Director of Latin American and Latino Studies
Associate Professor of Spanish
Purdue University
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures
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