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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 3.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Sun, 07 May 2000 19:48:39 +0100
             From: K.J.Lack@open.ac.uk
             Subject: 2000 Humanities and Arts higher education Network Conference

    *** apologies for cross-posting ***

    Conference announcement and call for papers

    Subject Knowledges and Professional Practice in the Arts and Humanities

    The Humanities and Arts higher education Network's 6th annual conference
    will be held on the 7th October, 2000 at the Open University, Milton Keynes.


    In the context of the technologically-driven 'information revolution' what
    we mean by Subject Knowledge is being questioned and re-assessed - for
    example, through the QAA's Subject Benchmarking activities and the new ESRC
    research programme 'The evolution of knowledge: interaction of research and

    The conference will debate the question: is contemporary Professional
    Practice - with its emphasis on delivery of learning outcomes and
    information, on skills acquisition, etc., across all academic disciplines -
    at odds with traditional conceptions of subject knowledges in the arts and
    humanities, how and why they are taught and learned?

    Presentations in response to this question are sought, with respect to any
    of the arts and humanities disciplines. Participatory sessions, in which
    conference delegates are directly involved, are particularly welcome.

    Deadline for outline proposals: Friday July 14th.

    The attendance fee will be 40, with a concessionary rate of 25 for members
    of the Humanities and Arts higher education Network (HAN) and full-time

    For more information about submitting a proposal, joining HAN (membership is
    free) or attending the conference, please contact Kelvin Lack
    (k.j.lack@open.ac.uk) or visit the HAN web site at

    **** please forward this email to colleagues who might be interested in
    attending ****
    Kelvin Lack
    Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University
    Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
    Email: k.j.lack@open.ac.uk Telephone: (01908) 653488

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