CFP: Critical Code Studies Working Group 2012 (1/20, 1/30-2/20/12)

From the Centernet list:
 CFP: Critical Code Studies Working Group 2012 (1/20, 1/30-2/20/12)
You are invited to participate in:
Critical Code Studies Working Group 2012 Jan 30-Feb 20, 2012
This three-week working group aims to develop readings and methodologies of Critical Code Studies, which examines the extra-functional significance of computer source code.  The 2012 forum-based online working group is the follow-up to the highly successful CCSWG (2010), which brought together a community of researchers in ways leading to later scholarly presentations, papers, and book projects. Threads from CCSWG 2010 were later published in electronic book review. Read more about the first CCSWG:
The CCSWG is sponsored by the Humanities and Critical Code Studies Lab at USC (
CCSWG12 will feature concentrated discussion threads and individual code critiques.
Preliminary Featured Presenters include:
(see website for updated list)
David M. Berry
micha cardenas
Craig Dietrich
Jeremy Douglass
Federica Frabetti
Dennis Jerz
Elizabeth Losh
Stephen Ramsay
To apply to join the working group, please send an application to markcmarino  at gmail by Jan. 20th including:

  • Name:
  • Institutional Affiliation:
  • Past work or study related to Critical Code Studies Proposed Code Critique thread or related discussion Brief Bio A “code critique” is a segment of code (or entire program) you wish to offer for discussion by the working group.

Notice of acceptance will be given by Jan. 25th.
Please contact Mark Marino with questions.