We invite papers
submissions in the form of 300-word
abstracts including (but not limited to) the following proposed
Subjects, Posthuman Objects
explore human-computer interaction and
the ways in which texts negotiate the tangled relations between human
and machinic intelligence, human and cybernetic bodies.
2. Writing Digital
Art, Exhibiting Digital Literature
envision the interconnected modalities
of literary and artistic production/reception which intersect in
emerging electronic practice and theory.
Virtual Reality, Re-processing A.I.
inventively rethinking immersive digital
environments, simulated subject-based inter-exhanges, and the utopian
rhetorics surrounding these practices are welcome.
imagining the restructuring and
reorganization of academic institutions connected to the increasing
centrality of the digital in various disciplinary approaches are
5. Digital Theory
focus on any aspect of the various
possible relations among (but not limited to) literary studies,
neuro-cognitive sciences, philosophy of information, visual studies,
narrative intelligence, cultural studies and any humanist and/or
scientific field exploring human experience of the digital.
6. Coding the
We seek papers from
the emerging fields of software and
platform studies. Where will scholarship go when it moves beyond the
screen to the level of code and to the physical materiality of hardware
itself? Papers should address how these various layers of interaction
will shape the work and culture produced in digital environments.
information contact Mauro Carassai at firstname.lastname@example.org