This special edition will explore the notion of the moral economy of human activity and how this is translates (or not) within digital media. John Turner (1982), a key figure in social identity theory, discussed how vital being a member within a social group is in developing a concept of self. A current hypothesis (Turkle 2011) is that technology has introduced mechanisms that bypass traditional concepts of both community and identity.
The rise of affordable and accessible design and production tools such as Computer Numerically Controlled machines and open hardware micro-controllers is giving new life to crafting, producing new spaces and practices where material production is inherently connected with digital design. Such contexts are marked by a strong interdisciplinarity: artists, engineers, designers and hackers work together experimenting creative development paths for the future. This issue explores new theories, methodologies and methods related to the materialization of
We would like to welcome papers relevant to the following themes:
Art, in a State of Revolution: Egypt One Year after Tahrir, Leonardo Electronic Almanac
This issue investigates the relationship between activism, electronic and digital avant-garde, the role of the social media, cultural production and artistic experiments in the pre-Revolutionary and post Mubarak Egypt, one year after the so-called Arab Spring which upset Egyptian (and Arabic at large) politics and society.
Margaret Fuller and Herman Melville. Edith Wharton and Mark Twain. Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound. Langston Hughes and Elizabeth Bishop. Leslie Silko and Lyn Hejinian. Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz. Jhumpa Lahiri and Dave Eggers. To study these and countless other authors is to see that the United States and the world are neither separate nor antithetical, but part of the same analytic fabric.
CFP: Teaching U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literatures
(Panel Proposal, College English Association, April 2013)
We are seeking paper proposals for a panel to be held at this year's College English Association meeting in Savannah, Georgia (April 4-6, 2013); the specific conference theme is "Nature," and this panel will address the conference organizers' suggested subtopic of "The Nature of Classroom."
The early modern period in Europe saw a series of changes to the picture of the globe—both to its surface, with the "discoveries" of New World exploration, and to its place in the universe, with the period's astronomical revelations. These discoveries, along with the crisis of interiority that led to and was fueled by the Protestant Reformation, unsettled older epistemological assumptions and prompted new inquiries into the locus of meaning in the world.
Resilience is a brand-new digital, peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Nebraska Press. The journal's mission is to provide a forum for scholars from across Humanities disciplines to speak to one another about their shared interest in environmental issues, and to plot out an evolving conversation about what the Humanities contributes to living and thinking sustainably in a world of dwindling resources.
Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)
JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter
The Journal of Literary Theory invites contributions for Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)
Submission Deadline: MARCH 15, 2013
The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry. Cyberwit's Harvests of New Millennium will be divided into three sections: (1) Photos, Paintings and Drawings, (2) Poetry and (3) Biography of Contributing Artists. The Journal will feature poems and artworks by the artists from all over the world. The poems and artwork selected for Harvests of New Millennium will surely compel our admiration.
Guidelines For Contributors:
Harvests of New Millennium is published in January annually.
Poems may be submitted by all poets, whether first-time or published poets. The poems (maximum 35 lines), must be in English. Poems with a special layout should be sent by email as an attachment using Microsoft Word.
Intensities: The Journal of Cult Media
Editor: Leon Hunt
Editor, Cult Media Review: Adrian Smith
Assistant Editors: Sarah Harman, Mark Adams
This is a reminder call for a panel proposal for the Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference to be held at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013. (find general conference CFP below)
While most animation historians look for the origins of animation in lanterna magicae, shadow theatre and vaudeville, among others, one major influence seems to be often overlooked : caricature, or « print cartoon ».
By exploring the conditions of emergence of animation and especially the artistic backgrounds of its pioneers, this panel seeks to discover the roots of animation aesthetics in caricature and comic strips, also known at the turn of the century as « print cartoons ».
CFP: What is Old Age? New Perspectives from the Humanities
Special Issue 2013
Neo-Victorianism and Feminism: New Approaches
The mission of the Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) is to serve society through excellence in education, research, service and to generate new knowledge and technology for the benefit of everyone ranging from the academic and professional research communities to industry practitioners in a range of topics in computer sciences and engineering in general and computer security, biometrics and bioinformatics, image processing and signal processing. All journals under CSC seeks to publish a balanced mix of high quality theoretical or empirical research articles, case studies, book reviews, tutorials, editorials as well as pedagogical and curricular issues surrounding computer science and engineering fields.
Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fifth year of publication. Publishing top quality academic articles, poetry, fiction, reviews, and art, the quint welcomes a diversity of disciplines and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences. The quint's seventeenth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and reviews of books. The deadline for this call is 15th November 2012—but please note that we accept manu/digi-scripts at any time. Links to the quint are accessible at www.ucn.ca.