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> >PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
> >FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> >PLEASE DISRIBUTE AS APPROPRIATE
> >
> >3rd International Digital Arts & Culture Conference
> >
> >Bergen, Norway August 2-4, 2000
> >
> >Sponsored by
> >
> >Department of Humanistic Informatics, University of Bergen,
>Norway
> >The Norwegian Research Council, SKIKT-program
> >
> >DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS IS MARCH 1. 2000
> >
> >The third international Digital Arts & Culture Conference
>will be held in
> >Bergen, Norway August 2-4, 2000. This conference aims to
>embrace and
> >explore the cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural theory
>and practice of
> >contemporary digital arts and culture. As we step across
>the threshold to a
> >new millennium, the DAC conference affords us the
>opportunity to
> >develop and foster communication and understanding about
>digital arts and
> >culture across a wide spectrum of cultural, disciplinary,
>and professional
> >practices.
> >
> >To this end, we cordially invite scholars, researchers,
>artists, computer
> >professionals, and others who are working within the
>broadly defined areas
> >of digital arts and culture to join in the DAC discourse
>community by
> >submitting proposals for presentations to the Digital Arts
>and Culture
> >conference in the year 2000. Women and people from ethnic
>minorities are
> >strongly encouraged to send proposals.
> >
> >Presentations may be in the form of scholarly papers or
>presentations; or
> >performances and installations incorporating electronic and
>digital
> >technologies and media. Collaborative presentations are
>encouraged, and to
> >aid our collaborative and cross-disciplinary objective, we
>are primarily
> >seeking submissions for three main types of sessions:
>(Single submission
> >per person only, please.)
> >
> >Panels: Should consist of 3-4 presentations around a common
>theme.
> >Presenters will be given 20 minutes each with time for
>discussion.
> >
> >Forums: Should consist of 3-6 presenters who will have 8-10
>minutes each to
> >deliver position statements on a theme or topic set forth
>by the forum
> >organizer. Forums are roundtable type events that should
>accommodate ample
> >time for discussion among panelists and audience.
> >
> >Performances, Installations: Can consist of individuals or
>groups. Session
> >formats may vary depending upon the presenters' needs and
>wishes. Please
> >note that we may not be able to supply highly specialized
>and advanced
> >media or technical support.
> >
> >Individual submissions are also welcome.
> >
> >Proposals should not exceed 500 words in length (panel and
>forum proposals
> >should include abstracts for each of the proposed
>presentations in that
> >total). Brief bios for each presenter must accompany the
>proposals.
> >
> >All proposals must be submitted through the online
>submission form at the
> >DAC2000 web site on or before March 1. 2000. Notification
>of acceptance
> >will be given by April 15, 2000.
> >
> >For further announcements and updates about DAC2000 please
>see the
> >conference web site at http://cmc.uib.no/dac/, or subscribe
>to the dac2000
> >email list. Send an email to [log in to unmask] with the body
>text:
> >'subscribe dac2000'
> >
> >Welcome to DAC2000,
> >Jan Rune Holmevik
> >Conference Chair
> >
> >__Jan Rune Holmevik, Cand Philol
> >_________________________________________
> >
> >University of Bergen GSM/Mobile +47 97154511
> >Department of Humanistic Informatics
> >[log in to unmask]
> >Sydnesplass 7, HF-bygget
> >N-5007 Bergen, NORWAY
>
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