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SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival

The SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival is now accepting submissions. The Festival, which will take place December 15-18, 2010 in Seoul, is taking submissions until July 15. The full text of the call is below.

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CFP: Locative Media and Communities

The International Journal of Human-Computer Studies has issued a call for papers for a special issue dedicated to “Locative Media and Communities.” According the call, the editors are looking for papers that “explore the potential for locative media applications to … Continue reading

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UT Portugal PhD Deadlines Approaching

If you’re interested in applying to the digital media PhD program offered by UT Austin in cooperation with a number of Portuguese institutions, we hope that you’re getting your application materials together. The deadline for the application to the UT … Continue reading

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Event Today: Hacking the Ivory Tower

Digital Media co-director Sharon Strover will be speaking at an event today sponsored by FLOW, a digital journal produced by Radio-TV-Film graduate students. The event will be a interdisciplinary roundtable discussing how digital media may be transforming the academy. I … Continue reading

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Future Places Recap

The FuturePlaces multimedia festival took place in Porto, Portugal last week. Supported by the UT Austin | Portugal Digital Media Program, the festival consisted of a series of workshops, concerts, and panels, as well as a juried art exhibition. The … Continue reading

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VS Games Conference

The second International Conference on Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications (VS Games) will take place in Braga, Portugal in March of next year. The conference currently has a call for papers on serious games and virtual worlds, open … Continue reading

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Online Journalism Symposium Call for Papers

The UT School of Journalism’s annual Online Journalism Symposium has opened its call for papers to be presented at the 2010 event in Austin. For consideration, researchers must submit a full paper or three-page abstract by December 14, 2009. Submissions … Continue reading

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New Team Member: Derek Lackaff

Dr. Derek Lackaff recently joined the project as a Postdoctoral Fellow in RTF at the University of Texas at Austin. He completed his doctorate in Communication at SUNY-Buffalo, where his work focused on social media, social network analysis and methodologies, … Continue reading

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International School on Digital Transformation a Great Success!

The International School on Digital Transformation wrapped up a few weeks ago in Porto, and by all accounts it was a great success. The program featured five days of discussion among 50 students and professionals and presentations by 30 academics … Continue reading

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CFP: International Digital Media and Art Association Conference

The International Digital Media and Art Association has a call open for papers for its annual meeting this year. Abstracts are due September 1, 2009 for the conference that will be held in Muncie, Indiana November 5-7. You can view … Continue reading

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