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CFP: Sid Meier's Civilization: Virtual History/Real Fantasies (11/20/03 & 1/31/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, October 17, 2003 - 5:57pm
matteo bittanti

“Ludologica. Videogames d’Autore” is pleased to announce its call for
papers for a book on Sid Meier’s series “Civilization”.

Provisionally titled “Civilization and its discontents. Virtual history.
Real fantasies”, this interdisciplinary volume will explore a range of
topics regarding the aesthetics, politics and logic of the simulation,
its (v)ideological implications and possible uses for educational
purposes. The editors are looking for original contributions from a
variety of fields, including new media studies, game studies, history,
sociology, philosophy, art history, and anthropology.

Possible topics may include (but are not limited to):

CFP: Computers & Composition Online: Sexualities/Technologies (11/1/03; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2003 - 9:58pm
Jacqueline Rhodes

CALL FOR WEBTEXTS
COMPUTERS AND COMPOSITION ONLINE
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR TEACHERS OF WRITING

SPECIAL ISSUE
"Sexualities, Technologies, and the Teaching of Writing"
as part of the C&C print issue (Fall 2004)

Computers and Composition Online will publish a special issue on
Sexualities, Technologies, and the Teaching of Writing to supplement the
Fall 2004 print issue, which will explore the many varied and productive
ways in which issues of sexuality are discussed, debated, constructed,
and critiqued in computer-assisted writing courses.

CFP: Lawrence Durrell: Text, Hypertext, Intertext (10/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 - 10:02pm
James Gifford

Please distribute

Agora: <http://www.humanities.ualberta.ca/agora/>
Special Issue — Call for Papers
Deadline: October 15, 2003

Lawrence Durrell: Text, Hypertext, Intertext

The editors of Agora seek papers relating to the work of Lawrence Durrell
for a special issue. Submissions may address any aspect of Durrell's works
or of his circle, but those that focus on theoretically informed readings of
the textuality of Durrell’s writings are particularly welcome (contexts,
hypertexts, paratexts, print history, and so on), as are papers that take
advantage of the electronic medium.

CFP: Contemporary Forms and Conditions of Entertainment Media (9/25/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 - 10:02pm
fcolman_at_myriad.its.unimelb.edu.au

Call for Papers: Journal issue

Superhuman, Supernatural, Superlative, or Simply Super Entertainment? :
Contemporary forms and conditions of entertainment media

Materiality aside, the entertainment media possess a refractory
nature: they are often obstinate, stubborn, wayward, perverse, and
disobedient, refusing to be pinned down by critical responses that
seek to homogenize their nature. For this special issue of the
Refractory Journal, we are interested in critical and theoretical
discussions of the forms / conditions / relationships of contemporary
entertainment media products / industries that may include films,
comic books, computer games or theme parks.

CFP: Social Semiotics: What is Media Theory? (12/15/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 10:38pm
Terry Threadgold

SOCIAL SEMIOTICS: Special Symposium - 'What is Media Theory?' - 15/12/03 (for
Vol 14 (2) 2004)

General Editor: Professor Terry Threadgold, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Co-Editor: Dr Radhika Mohanram, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Associate Editor, Australia: Dr Joseph Pugliese, Macquarie University, NSW,
Australia

Associate Editor, USA: Dr Toby Miller, New York University, USA

Book Review Editors: Dr Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Rebecca Farley, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

Editorial Assistant: Judith Pryor, Cardiff University, Wales, UK

CFP: Post Identity: Identifying New Media (9/30/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 1:57am
Rosemary Weatherston

Post Identity, a national, fully-refereed journal of the humanities, publishes
scholarship that problematizes the narratives underlying individual, social, and
cultural identity formations; that investigates the relationship between
identity formations and texts; and that argues how such formations can be
challenged.

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