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Language, Literature and Technology: 6th International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, 19-20 May, 2017 / Belgrade, Serbia

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:06pm
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa BK University in Belgrade
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa BK University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Sixth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on 19–20 May, 2017.

For the sixth issue of our annual conference, we hope to gather scholars, teachers and professionals whose scientific research focuses on the study of  


Within the scope of this topic and with your presence and collaboration, we shall attempt to address and analyze from various perspectives issues such as:

Diagram - cfp for special issue of Drain

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 2:42pm
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

What is a diagram? How do maps, charts, plans, DNA sequencing, weather mapping, computer glitches and Internet cartography blur the boundaries between ‘art’ and ‘information’? Drain calls for artworks, thought experiments, essays and reviews that explore how data has been weaved into artworks and in the other direction, artworks into data. How are surveillance, spying, data collection explored by artists?  Does Google Earth problematize artists’ relationships with space and mapping? Is there an algorithmic aesthetics?  What is at the source of the renewed artistic interest in Cybernetics?

Possibilities and Consequences of Meme Culture

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
Console-ing Passions
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

We are seeking to form a panel of researchers who study memes – meme makers, meme culture, meme formats, meme sites, etc. Our aim is to create a conversation about the possibilities and consequences of meme culture. Analyses related to the following are particularly relevant to the work of the coordinators and would likely best fit with the theme of possibility and consequence: feminist media studies, social media, affective/emotional labor, politics, trolling, and subcultures. However, proposals on additional, related topics are welcome. If interested in participating, please e-mail a 250-word abstract to Bree or Caroline by Thursday, January 12, 2017. 

[Convocatoria-Call for papers] Revista CS | Issue: Journalism, media and agendas, towards self-managed citizenships?

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:05pm
Universidad Icesi
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 10, 2017

In the aims of opening a space for research and academic analysis on the current and future scope of this progress and counter-progress, the Master in Journalism and the CS Journal of the Icesi University, invite researchers of national and international academic community to contribute to this issue devoted to the topic of Journalism, media and agendas, towards self-managed citizenships?. Therefore, all interested academics are invited to submit research, reflection or literature review originals and unpublished articles addressing any of the following thematic areas:

**DEADLINE EXTENSION** IU Bloomington Interdisciplinary Grad Conference CFP: "Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice"

Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:07pm
Indiana University English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice
Indiana University Bloomington
March 24-25, 2017

Keynote Speaker: Rosa A. Eberly (Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences and English, The Pennsylvania State University)

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for the 15th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Words Matter: Politics, Rhetoric, and Social Justice,” hosted by the English Department at Indiana University Bloomington, March 24-25, 2017.

Video Games and Modernist Afterlives

Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 10:38am
Modernist Studies Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This Call for Papers if for MSA 19, August 10-13, 2017 in Amsterdam.

(Extended) Blended Learning Conference: Submissions by 2/21

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:33am
Bryn Mawr College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The sixth annual Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference will be held Wednesday, May 17 – Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Bryn Mawr College. These conferences are a forum to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning.

Our definition of blended learning is quite broad, encompassing any combination of online and face-to-face instruction that supports close faculty-student interactions and high-impact, student-centered pedagogies, promotes life-long learning, or otherwise contributes to the goals and mission of a liberal arts education.

Ordinary Media: Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:25pm
Northwestern University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

CFP: Ordinary Media Symposium: Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics


Deadline for Abstracts: January 15th, 2017


The Ordinary Media Workshop at Northwestern University is proud to announce a year-end symposium to be held on May 18th and 19th in Evanston, Illinois. We invite abstracts of approximately 300 words on the subject of twenty-first century ordinary media, or art and experience after the smartphone. Keynotes will be delivered by Shaka McGlotten (SUNY Purchase) and Rita Raley (UC Santa Barbara).


Special Issue TWC CFP: Tumblr and Fandom (05/01/17; 06/15/17

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:26pm
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Over the past five years, more and more English language transformative fandoms have gravitated to the social networking site Tumblr, moving from online communities such as LiveJournal, Dreamwidth, and Yahoo! Groups. Thus many fan communities have shifted organization structures to adapt to Tumblr’s multiple points of entry and seemingly anti-hierarchical framework. Some fans describe Tumblr as a fandom free-for-all without clear rules for engagement. Others describe this uncertain multiplicity as one of the platform’s strengths. Still others have pointed to Tumblr's comparatively more visual interface as enabling greater global participation in heretofore monolingual fandom spaces.