An International Conference
October 8-10, 1999
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Date Posted
10/31/99Philip Agre, Growing a Democratic Culture:
John Commons on the Wiring of Civil Society

[2,454 words]
2/17/00Penelope Alfrey, Petrarch's Apes:Originality, Plagiarism and Copyright Principles within Visual Culture
[2,457 words]
12/19/99Luis O. Arata, Reflections about Interactivity
[3,877 words]
5/10/00Constance Balides, Virtual Spaces and Incorporative Logics:
Contemporary Films As "Mass Ornaments"

[6,281 words]
12/19/99Wendy Bellion, The Mechanization of Likeness in Jeffersonian America
[7,242 words]
12/19/99William Boddy, Redefining the Home Screen:
Technological Convergence as Trauma and Business Plan

[4,156 words]
1/25/00Sharon Cumberland, Private Uses of Cyberspace:
Women, Desire, and Fan Culture

[3,253 words]
5/10/00Ashley Dawson, Documenting Democratization:
New Media Practices in Post-Apartheid South Africa

[3,253 words]
2/17/00Wendy Dibean and Bruce Garrison, Market Types and Daily Newspapers: Use of World Wide Web Technologies
[8,847 words]
12/19/99Paul Erickson, Help or Hindrance?
The History of the Book and Electronic Media

[6,204 words]
12/19/99Virginia Eubanks, The Mythography of the "New" Frontier
[4,577 words]
10/31/99Oz Frankel, Potholes on the Information Superhighway:
Congress as a Publisher in the 19th Century

[3,535 words]
12/19/99Maureen Furniss, Motion Capture
[3,371 words]
12/19/99Ursula Ganz-Blättler, Shareware or Prestigious Privilege?
Television Fans as Knowledge Brokers

[8,313 words]
12/19/99Lisa Gitelman, How Users Define New Media:
A History of the Amusement Phonograph

[6,663 words]
12/19/99Alison Griffiths, Media Technology and Museum Display:
A Century of Accommodation and Conflict

[5,914 words]
2/17/00John Hartley, The Frequencies of Public Writing:
Tomb, Tome and Time as Technologies of the Public

[8,625 words]
10/31/99Robert Huesca and Brenda Dervin, Hypertext and Journalism:
Audiences Respond to Competing News Narratives

[10,013 words]
12/19/99Andrew Jakubowicz, Discourses of the Social:
Making Multicultural Australia - A Multimedia Documentary

[6,443 words]
2/1/00Tom Kemper, Instant Re-Players - From Sports Fans
to Video Game Players: A Cognitive History

[3,569 words]
1/25/00Matthew Kirschenbaum, The Other End of Print: David Carson,
Graphic Design, and the Aesthetics of Media

[3,148 words]
10/31/99Andreas Kitzmann, Watching the Web Watch Me:
Explorations of the Domestic Web Cam

[4,812 words]
12/19/99Priscilla Coit Murphy, Books Are Dead, Long Live Books
[4,395 words]
12/19/99Angela Ndalianis, Architectures of Vision: Neo-Baroque
Optical Regimes and Contemporary Entertainment Media

[6,134 words]
12/19/99Mark Pesce, Magic Mirror: The Novel as a
Software Development Platform

[4,911 words]
12/19/99Jeffrey Ruoff, Around the World in Eighty Minutes:
The Travel Lecture Film

[7,092 words]
12/19/99Nicholas Sammond, See You Real Soon:
Imagining the Child in Disney's Cold-War Natural Order

[6,612 words]
10/31/99David Sholle, What is Information?
The Flow of Bits and the Control of Chaos

[7,904 words]
12/19/99Bob Stepno, Happy Valley and Beyond:
Establishing Local Identity for Online News

[3,371 words]
10/31/99Trish Travis, Ideas and Commodities:
The Image of the Book

[2,819 words]
10/31/99Cristina Venegas, Will the Internet Spoil Fidel Castro's Cuba?
[4,192 words]
12/19/99Ingrid Volkmer, International Communication Theory in Transition:
Parameters of the New Global Public Sphere

[2,396 words]
10/31/99Peter Walsh, That Withered Paradigm:
The Web, the Expert, and the Information Hegemony

[3,352 words]


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