Fwd: CfP Critical Visual Theory - Deadline June 15

Alon Lischinsky alischinsky at gmail.com
Wed May 1 17:46:42 UTC 2013

(with apologies for cross-posting)

Call for Papers for a special issue of tripleC
(http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/index): Communication,
Capitalism & Critique: Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable
Information Society

on the general topic of

Critical Visual Theory

Detailed Information/CfP:

Edited by Peter Ludes, Mass Communication, Jacobs University Bremen,
Kathrin Fahlenbrach, Media Studies, Hamburg University, and
Winfried Nöth, Cognitive Semiotics, São Paulo Catholic University.

The overall task of this special issue is to combine critical insights
into current economic, technical, political, cultural, and ecological
dimensions of transnational and global visual communication. The
papers to be included in this issue should make use of critical
theories to advance a better understanding of visual information
technologies in general and of strategies of veiling financial,
military, economic, religious interests in particular. A special focus
will be on current forms of surveillance of public and private life.

The editors invite contributions to topics such as:

* Visual humanities and social sciences: concepts, methods, and theories
* Visual data and semiotics: networks and analyses
* Visual hegemonies: image- and profit-making
* Veiling: Key Invisibles
* Visual culture zones: Africa, Arab countries, China, Europe, India,
Japan, Latin and North America

Preliminary time schedule

June 15, 2013: Abstract submission, via email to
p.ludes at jacobs-university.de, kathrin.fahlenbrach at uni-hamburg.de,  and
noeth at uni-kassel.de .
July 15, 2013: Feedback to authors about acceptance or rejection of abstract
September 15, 2013: Submission of full papers to the editors via
http://www.triple-c.at via the electronic submission
system: http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions

Guidelines for formatting and style:

tripleC – Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information
Society is a journal that is specialising in publishing articles that
focus on critical studies of media, communication and digital media in
the context of the information society. It is indexed in Scopus and
Communication & Mass Media Complete.
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