Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 16, No. 445.
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January 24, 2003
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NINCH COPYRIGHT TOWN MEETING: NEW YORK CITY
A Practical Guide to the Problem of Intellectual Property Rights
in the Electronic Environment, for
Artists, Museums, Authors, Publishers, Readers and Users.
co-sponsored by Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
and the CAA Committee on Intellectual Property
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College Art Association Conference
Hilton New York Hotel
1335 Avenue of the Americas at 53rd St
New York City
Saturday, February 22, 2003
2:00 - 4:30pm
$40 for one-day on-site CAA conference registration
In association with the College Art Association's Committee on Intellectual
Property, NINCH presents its 21st Copyright Town Meeting as part of the
2003 College Art Association Annual Conference.
The advantages of digital publishing online seem clear to many authors,
largely because of the potential for reaching wide and often new audiences.
However, owners of images and many publishers are not so convinced about
the benefits of moving online and some fear losing economic control of
their copyrighted material.
This NINCH Copyright Town Meeting will survey the rights challenges of
publishing art history and art criticism online. The impact of the TEACH
Act (Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act) on digital
publishing will also be discussed as Distance Education products fit well
within the spectrum that includes both traditional publishing and
The meeting brings together authors, publishers, museum administrators,
legal counsel, and culture and media historians to discuss their
experiences and provide their advice for moving forward. As with all NINCH
Copyright Town Meetings, the audience is encouraged to participate and
ample time is reserved for that purpose.
* Petra Chu, Professor of Art, Seton Hall University; Founding Managing
Editor, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
* Susan Chun, General Manager for Electronic Information Planning,
Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Robert Clarida, Partner, Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
* Kenneth Crews, Professor of Law, Indiana University and Director,
Indiana University Copyright Management Center
* Jeffrey Cunard, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton; CAA Legal Counsel
* Christine Sundt, Visual Resources Curator and Professor of Art,
University of Oregon
* Peter Trippi, Executive Editor, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide
* Siva Vaidhyanathan, Assistant Professor of Culture and Communication,
New York University
This program is related to two other publishing programs at the CAA
conference: "Problems of Publishing for Tenure in the Arts and Art
History," (Friday, February 21, noon-1:30 p.m); and "Clearing Rights and
Permissions: How To, Why To, When To," (Saturday, February 22, 12:30-2:00
p.m). For further details, see
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practical issues related to the networking of cultural heritage materials.
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-------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 07:08:34 +0000 From: Ray Siemens <email@example.com> Subject: FW: Technology: Culture and the State (2/15/03; 5/2/03-5/5/03)
-----Original Message----- From: Maximiliaan van Woudenberg [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 8:52 AM To: Ray Siemens
Update: deadline extended to Feb. 15, 2003
**Call for Papers**
The theme of "State Technology - Technology and Culture," at the "Culture and the State: Past, Present, and Future" conference will be held May 2-5, 2003, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A detailed description of the conference can be accessed at: <http://www.arts.ualberta.ca/cms/cfp.htm>
The "State Technology - Technology and Culture," theme examines the relationship between technology (print, electronic, digital media, and other forms) and such issues of state power, globalization, cultural resistance, technological subcultures, and individual autonomy.
Papers and proposals for panels from all disciplines, at both practical and/or theoretical levels, are invited on such topics as:
-- Pedagogy and Computing -- Globalization as state rhetoric and cultural practice -- The economic and cultural stakes of file-sharing -- Media technologies and freedom of speech -- The Internet as a new field of Colonialism/Imperialism? -- Hacker sub-culture and censorship of the cultural mainstream -- Constructions of identity on the WWW -- The Bias of Communication' and shape of state or cultural discourses -- The history of technological innovation and acts of social resistance toward media technology -- The 'electronic revolution' and the history of media culture
In addition to papers on these topics, proposals for papers and/or panels on other topics within the framework of the "State Technology - Technology and Culture" theme are welcomed. Please forward abstracts of 250-300 words for a proposed paper of 20 minutes, as well as a brief bio, to the theme co-ordinator, Maximiliaan van Woudenberg.
Deadline: February 15, 2003. E-mail submissions are welcomed.
Maximiliaan van Woudenberg 3-5 Humanities Centre University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta E-mail: email@example.com Theme web site: <http://www.ualberta.ca/~mfv/cms/>
The conference will also host workshops on variety of technical applications. See the theme web site for more details. _________________________________________________________
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