Interdisciplinary Conference of AHLiST

    (Association of History, Literature, Science and Technology)

Location: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

(National University of Madrid, Spain)

Date: June, 23-25 2010

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.

Call for Papers: English or Spanish.

EXTENDED DEADLINE for Submissions is February 1, 2010.

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.

vi) 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

Extended Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2010. All presenters must be members of the Association by conference time.

The Journal of History, Literature, Science and Technology: JHLiST

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.