[artinfo] CfP Critical Visual Theory - Deadline June 15

Christian Fuchs christian.fuchs at uti.at
Fri May 31 23:12:19 CEST 2013

Call for Papers for a special issue of tripleC
Communication, Capitalism & Critique: Open Access 
Journal for a Global Sustainable Information 
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

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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