The Future is Prologue: New Media, New Histories?


21 May 2009


This preconference will showcase new scholarly work that addresses the intersection of history and new media. Presentations during the preconference will cover a range of topics, including:
   contextualization of historical problems in a new media milieu;
    • ideological implications new media predictions;
    • changing place of ‘the virtual’;
    • digital history;
    • transition from print to new media;
    • changing meaning of the ‘global’ in relation to new media;
    • ubiquity, indexing, correlation and access;
    • new media and transformations in the scholarly enterprise.

During the preconference there will be a demonstration of new technologies for collaboration and visualization under development at the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago.

University of Illinois at Chicago Department of  Communication

Sage Publications, Ltd.

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