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Call for Papers: SHARP @ RSA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:34pm
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

 

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will sponsor a series of panels at the Renaissance Society of America’s annual meeting in New Orleans, LA on March 22-24 2018. SHARP @ RSA brings together scholars working on any aspect of the creation, dissemination, and reception of manuscript and print and their digital mediation. Applicants with creative or interdisciplinary methodologies are especially encouraged to apply.

Netflix at the Nexus: Content, Practice, and Production in the Age of Streaming Television

updated: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:27pm
Amber Buck
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Netflix’s meteoric rise as an online content provider has been well documented and much debated in the popular press and in academic circles. It has been praised as the future of television (Auletta, 2014) and as “the most feared force in Hollywood” (Villarreal & James, 2016), while also decried as the end of “TV’s Golden Age” and blamed for ushering in an era where “TV shows may be briefer, lower-budget and filled with the kind of product-placement ads that audiences hate and advertisers pay for” (Thielman, 2016).

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 9:57am
Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Difference and Repetition: Academic Labour after RSI

Thursday 25th May 2017, 6-7:30 PM

Academic labour is often considered to be abstract and disembodied in the popular imagination, and its recent transformation by digital technologies might make this seem even more the case. But the advent of the digital also makes all with digits, physically standardising scholarly activity into the same few motions required to interact with a keyboard, mouse or screen. Academic work has a real, and for some, a lasting, corporeal impact.

UCLA's Mediascape - On Technology and Media

updated: 
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:10pm
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Theatre, Film, and Television
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The last decade has witnessed a transformation in electronic visual media. Film, television, video games and user- generated- content (UGC) are increasingly commingling. This has facilitated significant changes in the traditional models of production and consumption, leading to new practices and relationships as divergent production communities operate together.

Inviting applications to join editorial board

updated: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:43am
Palgrave Communications
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

Palgrave Communications is a fully open access journal covering the humanities and social sciences. It welcomes interdisciplinary research.

Palgrave Communications is inviting applications from academics working in the digital humanities to join its international Editorial Board. The role of Board members is to act as ambassadors for the journal, support the in-house editorial team on an advisory basis and assist with the peer review process. For more information or to apply, please contact the Editorial Office at palcomms@palgrave.com. Applications should include a brief cover letter and CV/resume.

How We Make

updated: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 5:03pm
Trace Journal - How We Make
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

How We Make

Trace: Journal of Writing, Media, Ecology is an online, refereed, open-access journal that publishes interdisciplinary research at the intersections of writing studies, media studies, cultural studies, and ecocriticism. We welcome scholarship about digital technology, art, literature, maker culture, rhetoric, composition, environments, and writing. Trace considers the ethical and material impact of technology, and encourages submissions in a variety of media that “trace” connections across and within various ecologies.

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

updated: 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 10:29am
Sara Polak / International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

Online Vitriol: Advocacy, Violence, and the Transforming Power of Social Media

Conference at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Giessen, Germany

Wednesday June 29th – Saturday July 1st, 2017

For whom:

  • Researchers in the fields of (digital) culture and media, and related fields
  • Professionals dealing with online advocacy and social media presence of their organization
  • Journalists and others confronted with online violence
  • PhD and MA students in culture and media studies

 

Conference aim:

Fake News

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2017 - 4:01pm
Documenting the Media Revolution through Fake News
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Given the current developments in our society, Glendale Community College has decided to host their very first Call for Papers in a discussion of fake news. There is a prompt provided below, but you are not limited to the provided discussion points. This conference serves not only as a presentation of facts, but also a platform to express opinions and beliefs on the possible solutions to recognizing and avoiding fake news. Please submit a brief one paragraph summary of your essay describing the topics you will cover as well as an additional bit of background information about yourself. If your presentation requires any technological accommodations, please make note of it in your background information.

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