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Inhuman Algorithms

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:24pm
Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture and Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

CFP Issue 34: Inhuman Algorithms

Algorithms are integral to a digital, networked, automated society. Thrown into the public spotlight by a certain high profile search engine, algorithms are increasingly recognised to exercise agency in practices such as governance, surveillance, online personalisation, medicine, design, high frequency trading, credit scoring and plagiarism. Computational machines make decisions about things, people, places and experiences, and humans learn to address algorithms.

Resisting Digital Culture: Dystopias, Distortions, Disconnections

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:56am
Rafael Lubner / King's College London Centre for Digital Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Current debates about digital technology are caught in a death spiral of gloom, doom and anxiety. After a long period of optimism that accompanied the explosion of social media and assumptions of their democratic potential, today’s discourse is dominated by fear. Fear about the unchecked power of digital monopolies like Facebook, Google and Amazon; about the (ab)use of social media by far right political movements; about the psychopathologies, risks and trade-offs associated with constant and unyielding connectivity; fears about the radical surveillance enabled by the digital.


The construction of reality in the post-truth age

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:44am
Vasile Alecsandri University of Bacau, Romania
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019







INTERSTUDIA academic journal




Podcasting Poetics

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:51am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

11-12 October 2019

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz


Alyn Euritt (Leipzig)

Patrick Gill (Mainz)



Slow: A Symposium in Praxis & Theory - **Extended Deadline**

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 4:03pm
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Hosted by MCLA & MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA 

Submissions due by May 1, 2019 (Extended deadline)

The Mind’s Eye, a symposium initiative and online journal of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) in collaboration with Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) invites scholars, critics, visual artists, creative writers, activists, curators, and other cultural practitioners to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary symposium engaging “slowness” as a praxis and theoretical framework. “Slow: A Symposium in Praxis & Theory” will be held at MASS MoCA on November 1, 2019. 

Mosaic - Camera Lucida Special Issue

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 11:25pm
Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Mosaic, an interdisciplinary critical journal, invites innovative and interdisciplinary submissions for a special issue on the 40th anniversary of Roland Barthes’s Camera Lucida. We invite close readings informed by feminist and queer theory, phenomenology, psychoanalysis, deconstruction, postcolonial theory, critical race theory, and aesthetics.

The Cold War Then and Now: Theories and Legacies

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 8:03am
Goldsmiths, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

In his seminal study No Accident, Comrade (2011),Steven Belletto draws a distinction between fictions which are about the Cold War and fictions that are of the Cold War. What is meant by the former is clear enough: these are fictions which are written or set during the Cold War period and which engage thematically with it. The latter, however, is a more fluid category whose implications can be theorized further. Papers in this stream will seek to do precisely this – namely, to think through what this ‘of’ might signal in relation to literature, film, art, politics, news reporting, or society more broadly. What kind of preoccupations, narratives, theories, or ideologies might be described as being of the Cold War?

Thinking Beyond the Poetry-Prose Binary

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:05am
MLA 2020 / Special Session
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Thinking Beyond the Poery-Prose Binary

MLA Special Session, Seattle, WA, January 9-12, 2020

Organized by Nick Bujak, Oglethorpe University, and Lizzy LeRud, Emory University